choose to be awakened

First Nations snowboarder Chelsie McCutcheon let her passion for the mountains guide most of her life.

This is the story of how Chelsie’s dedication to her sport evolved and sparked a deeper connection to nature and new ways to share it, though shamanic yoga, mountain biking, and guidance in her mountain community.


Riding Free

Canada’s First Nations Snowboard Team sponsors young Indigenous athletes. Team member Jonny Williams uses the sport to connect more deeply with his land and culture.

He’s also part of a growing environmental youth movement, keeping oil and gas development out of his community.