Gretchen Bleiler Featured as one of 50 Sexiest Environmentalist on Rodale.com
This Olympic snowboarder doesn’t just spend time on snow-capped mountains; she crusades to save them. A key board member of Protect Our Winters, or POW, Bleiler engages the winter sports community and Congress to help combat climate change by advocating for regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. After all, if there’s no snow, there’s no snowboarding.
The strong-bodied athlete who bared it all last year for ESPN’s Body Issue also travels to high schools and universities promoting her 21-Day Reusable Challenge to help young people break their disposable plastic habits.
As if that’s not enough, she also launched Nice Reusables, a family business that makes innovative, nontoxic stainless steel water bottles.
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