Katie joined the Liftopia team in September 2012 to take charge of the brand's strategic social development, content creation, and community and blog management. Prior to Liftopia, Katie worked at Likeable Media and managed the content creation and communities for 10+ brands, including Visit Salt Lake, Logitech, Restaurant.com, Things Remembered, and more. She's a native New Yorker who graduated from Boston College with degrees in International Studies and French. She's passionate about social media and all things food, and you can usually find her talking about traveling, photography or cooking. Katie grew up snowboarding at Tuxedo Ridge in NY and skied for the first time at Alta during the 2011/2012 season. Connect with her on Twitter @kmkearsey.

Presenting Liftopia’s Where I’ve Skied Challenge

Have you ever taken the time to think about how many ski areas you’ve been to in your life?  Whether or not you’ve been to more mountains than your friends & family members?  Or maybe whether or not you’ve been… Read More →

Athlete Profile: Q&A with Taylor Fletcher

We had the chance to catch up with Taylor Fletcher, a Steamboat native and member of the U.S. Nordic Combined team.  Taylor achieved his first World Cup podium last season and then went on to earn his first team World Ski… Read More →

Liftopia Hits the Road for Ski Season Kickoff Parties

Skis and snowboards are being waxed and tuned.  The snowflakes are beginning to fly.  Resorts are opening one by one across the country.  All of these signals are telling us one thing – Winter is right around the corner!  To… Read More →

Athlete Profile: Q&A with Meg Olenick

Colorado native Meg Olenick started skiing when she was two years old, and she now has one of the strongest rail games in the women’s circuit.  Her smooth slopestyle runs landed her on the podium at The Aspen Open at… Read More →

Athlete Profile: Q&A with Justin Morgan

Professional snowboarder and New York native Justin Morgan stopped by the Liftopia HQ a few weeks back, and we got to ask him some questions!  From his first day on a snowboard to the upcoming road to the Olympics, we… Read More →

Athlete Profile: Q&A with Jonathan Cheever

Professional snowboarder and Boston native Jonathan Cheever has competed in over 40 World Cups and is the 2011 National Champion. A plumber by night and snowboarder by day, Cheever consistently defines snowboardcross.  We were able to chat with him, and… Read More →

Check out @ted_ligety on instagram.

30 Incredible Outdoorsy Instagram Accounts to Follow

Here at Liftopia, we love skiing and riding. A lot. If we can’t be out on the slopes, you can rest assured, we’re getting our fix in other ways – reading ski magazines, watching any and all ski movies, looking… Read More →

Squeeze in a few rounds of golf at Trail Creek Course in Sun Valley!

Fun in the Sun Valley Sweepstakes: 4 Reasons Why You Should Enter

Fancy yourself a long weekend getaway this Summer?  Looking to kick back and have some fun, eat delicious food, and relax in one of the most scenic destinations in these here United States? We don’t blame you, which is why… Read More →

Top view of the 2013 Kung Fujas K2 Skis

Pep Fujas Ski Giveaway

Editor’s Note: Pep Fujas is one of the most versatile freestyle skiers in the world, and we’ve been working with him to launch the Pep Fujas’ Kung Fu Haiku Contest to give away a pair of his 2013 Kung Fujas… Read More →

Professional freeskier Pep Fujas signed by Patagonia

Behind the Scenes with Pep Fujas

Pep Fujas is one of the most versatile freestyle skiers in the world.  He took X Games silver in 2003.  He’s won “Breakthrough Performer,” “Best Powder” and “Best Trick” at the Powder Video Awards. He’s a regularly featured athlete in Poor… Read More →