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KJERSTI BUAAS


KJERSTI BUAAS

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KJERSTI BUAAS


KJERSTI BUAAS

THE ATHLETE


PROFESSIONAL SNOWBOARDER i 4 x OLYPIAN I ADVENTURER

Kjersti Buaas is a professional snowboarder from Trondheim, Norway. She has competed on the professional Snowboard Tour for 18 years, and is one of few women who successfully has transitioned from halfpipe to slopestyle, to big air and freeride competitions. She has won medals in the Olympics, X Games & the Us Open & been awarded with many prestigious titles, one of them being "Queen Of Style" from Onboard Magazine. Kjersti is known for always adding extra intention into her style and presence, both on and off the mountain. With her positive, light energy, her enthusiastic attitude and growing passion for health, wellness and the environment, she inspires the snow community and beyond. In 2015 she started hosting PRSNT women's adventure retreats together with X Games medalist and TV announcer, Chanelle Sladics. Kjersti is still competing at the top level of snowboarding and recently started studying meditation. She wants to deepen her practice, expand her platform as an athlete and share the tools of meditation with the world.

Professional snowboarder and four-time Olympian Kjersti Buaas has competed on the world snowboard tour for 20 years. She has one of the longest careers in professional snowboarding ever. Her style in snowboarding has been recognized internationally and awarded her with titles like Queen of style by Onboard Magazine, Nine Queens style award and stand out at Miss Superpark.
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EXPERIENCE


STYLE IS EXPRESSING YOUR TRUE SELF

EXPERIENCE


STYLE IS EXPRESSING YOUR TRUE SELF

THE LEADERSHIP


INSPIRE I ON A WORLD STAGE

NO STRANGER TO THE PODIUMS, KJERSTI HAS COMPETED IN 4 OLYMPIC GAMES AND WON MEDALS IN XGAMES AND US OPEN. SHE IS A LEGEND IN HER FIELD, AND HAS ONE OF THE LONGEST SUSTAINING CARRERS IN PROFESSSIONAL SNOWBOARDING. KJERSTI IS KNOW FOR HER ABILITY TO RIDE ALL KINDS OF TERRAIN, FROM HALFPIPE TO SLOPESTYLE, BIG AIR AND BACKCOUNTRY RIDING. SHE BRINGS A PLAYFUL, LIGHTHEARTED APPROACH TO THE START GATE AND LOVES TO ENCOURAGE HER COMPETITORS WITH HIGH FIVES AND GOOD VIBES

INTERACT I BUILD COMMUNITY

KJERSTI IS ONE OF TWO FOUNDERS OF PRSNT ADVENTURE RETREATS. BY HOSTING THESE WOMENS RETRETATS SHE IS SEEKING TO GIVE BACK AND STIMULATE THE OUTDOOR COMMMUNITY. PRSNT IS SEEKING TO ACCELLERATE PERSONAL GROWTH & ASPIRE MINDFUL COMMUNITIES, THROUGH OUTDOOR ADVENTURES IN SOME OF THE MOST MEZMORIZING PLACES IN THE WORLD. WORKSHOPS ON ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, NUTRITION, EXERSISE & ART + GUIDED MEDITATION, YOGA AND BACKCOUNTRY ADVENTURES ARE JUST A FEW OF THE THINGS PRSNT FACILITE

IMPACT i BY TAKING ACTION

AT THE FOREFRONT OF USING HER PLATFORM IN SPORTS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD, KJERSTI DELICATLY BRIDGES HER CORE VALUES WITH HER ACTION. SHE WORKS WITH CEVERAL NON-PROFITS AND COMPANIES, THAT TAKE ACTION AND CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND FOR OUR HEALTH. IN 2012 SHE DECIDED TO WALK AWAY FROM HER CONVENTIONAL ENERGY DRINK SPONSOR, AS SHE NEEDED TO STAY TRUE TO HER SELF. KJERSTI HOLDS A RESPECTFUL REPUTATION FROM HER PEERS AND HAS A GREAT INFLUENCE IN HER COMMUNITY

 

THE CREATIVE


FILM & PHOTOGRAPGY I STORYTELLING 

FEATURED EDIT OF THE MONTH

Kjersti HAS HER HANDS  IN A LOT OF BUCKETS AND GETS MOTIVATED BY DIVERSITY AND CREATIVITY. HER PASSION FOR FILM AND PHOTOGRAPGY STARTED WHEN SHE WAS ONLY 15 YEARS OLD. SHE TOOK A JOB AS AN INTERN AT A LOCAL MEDIA COMPANY AND QUICKLY DEVELOPED HER CRAFT AS A STORYTELLER. SHE IS CURRENTLY PARTNERING WITH THE NORWEGIAN TECHNOLOGY STORE EPLEHUSET, THAT ENABLES HER TO PURSUE HER INTEREST FOR VISUAL EDITORIAL ON A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

CREATIVITY IS A BASIC HUMAN NEED

IT IS NOT ONLY AS A SNOWBOARDER KJERSTI LIKES TO EXPRESS HER CREATIVITY.  GROWING UP WITH A BIG FACINATION FOR FILM & PGHOTOGRAPHY, SHE BECAME A NATURAL STORYTELLER, FUELED BY CREATIVITY & CURIOUSITY. SHE ALWAYS BRINGS A CAMERA TO CAPTURE HER JOURNEY AND STORIES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. HER EDITS ARE RAW, AUTENTIC AND FULL OF INTENTION.  KJERSTI HAS HAS CO-PRODUCED DOCUMENTARIES AND TV SHOWS THAT AIRED ON AMERICAN AND NORWEGIAN TV.  

 

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DESIGNS


INSPIRED BY DETAILS

DESIGNS


INSPIRED BY DETAILS

THE INTENTION


MINDFUL DESIGN i WITH NATURE IN MIND

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Kjersti has contributed to developing snowboard gear since the very beginning of her carrier. In 2006 she launched the "KJ" signature line with Roxy, that became global best sellers. She made a point to only put her name behind products that was using recycled materials. In the fall of 2017 Kjersti is releasing an ECO SIGNATURE COLLECTION with Wear Colour, including a lightweight snow jacket and pants featuring hand drawn art by Whistler based artist Kate Zessel.

Kjersti uses her 20 + years of experience in the snowboard and outdoor industry, to help develop and create pieces with function and quality. These garments are tested by Kjersti herself and can handle the wear and tear of a true professional utilizing the outdoors in dynamic action. 

"MY INTENTION IS to be a responsible creator, who pours my heart and soul into the products I stand behind. I want to share a vibration reflecting authenticity & style, but also quality and technical aspects. I’m constantly inspired by the details of nature & want to give back to earth by using & promoting ECO friendly materials in my concepts”

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KJERSTI BUAAS SIGNATURE LINE 

WINTER 2017KJERSTI BUAAS ECO SIGNATURE LINE 

 

 

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HEALTH & COMMUNITY


A SINGLE RIPPLE CAN TRAVEL FAR  

HEALTH & COMMUNITY


A SINGLE RIPPLE CAN TRAVEL FAR  

THE PARTNERSHIPS


SPOKESWOMAN i CONNECTING THE DOTS

Kjersti is very health conscious & environmentally aware. She works closely with many non-profit organizations to support projects that will help protect the resources of our planet. She also collaborates with companies who strive to do business for good, with the bigger picture in mind.

 

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PRSNT ADVENTURE RETREATS


CREATING COMMUNITY AND AWARENESS THROUGH OUTDOOR ADVENTURE  

PRSNT ADVENTURE RETREATS


CREATING COMMUNITY AND AWARENESS THROUGH OUTDOOR ADVENTURE  

PRSNT ADVENTURE REATREATS

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES i EDUCATION I i AWARENESS i COMMUNITY  

PRSNT was founded two by professional snowboarders and health advocates Kjersti Buaas and Chanelle Sladics.Kjersti is a four time Olympian, bronze medalist & four time X Games medalist. Chanelle is a X Games bronze medalist, broadcast field reporter and certified yoga instructor. Both are certified wilderness first responders and permaculture designers.

PRSNT was founded two by professional snowboarders and health advocates Kjersti Buaas and Chanelle Sladics.Kjersti is a four time Olympian, bronze medalist & four time X Games medalist. Chanelle is a X Games bronze medalist, broadcast field reporter and certified yoga instructor. Both are certified wilderness first responders and permaculture designers.

We love utilizing natural terrain and our bodies as our engine. Activities at our retreats include, but are not limited to: snowboarding, split boarding, hiking, surfing, yoga, standup paddling, kayaking and rock climbing. We also provide avalanche awareness courses at some of our camps

We love utilizing natural terrain and our bodies as our engine. Activities at our retreats include, but are not limited to: snowboarding, split boarding, hiking, surfing, yoga, standup paddling, kayaking and rock climbing. We also provide avalanche awareness courses at some of our camps

We provide nutrition workshops and cooking classes, with a big focus on quality food. What better way to connect with each other and to #BPRSNT ??

We provide nutrition workshops and cooking classes, with a big focus on quality food. What better way to connect with each other and to #BPRSNT ??

Intertwining yin & yang activities promotes balance, health and happiness. Through meditation, healthy living workshops, environmental education and goal setting, PRSNT aims to accelerate personal growth in a fun group setting.

Intertwining yin & yang activities promotes balance, health and happiness. Through meditation, healthy living workshops, environmental education and goal setting, PRSNT aims to accelerate personal growth in a fun group setting.


RETREAT YOURSELF

THE ULTIMATE NORTHERN ADVENTURE RETREAT FOR WOMEN

LOFOTEN NORWAY - APRIL 2018

PRSNT LOFOTEN WOMENS RETREAT 2018

READY FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE?

ADVENTURE RETREAT INCLUDES:

  • 4 DAYS OF EXPLORING BACKCOUNTRY TERRAIN WITH PROFESSIONAL GUIDE SERVICE  (3 days Skiing, 1 day Climbing)
  • LODGING IN ROUGH-LUXE RENOVATED TRADITIONAL CABINS AT BEAUTIFUL LOFOTEN SKILODGE 

  • MORNING/EVENING YOGA & MEDITATION GUIDED BY PRSNT MINDFUL ADVENTURE HOSTS KJERSTI AND CHANELLE

  • FOOD + MEDITATION TECHNIQUES + MINDFULLNESS WORKSHOPS

  • 1 HR BODYWORK SESSION + STRESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR FROM EUREKA KIROPRAKTIKK

  • SPLITBOARDING WITH PROFESSIONAL SNOWBOARDERS KJERSTI BUAAS & CHANELLE SLADICS

 

PRSNT LOFOTEN

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LODGING, ADCTIVITIES, DISCOUNTS AND OTHER RETREAT DETAILS

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GALLERY


INSPIRE. INTERACT. IMPACT

GALLERY


INSPIRE. INTERACT. IMPACT

READ

FOOD IS OUR MEDICINE. FOOD IS OUR FUEL.  SHARING MY BEST RECIPIES WITH HEALTY,  "ATHLETE AND QUALITARIAN APPROVED" STANDARDS WITH YOU ON MY BLOG  

FOOD IS OUR MEDICINE. FOOD IS OUR FUEL.  SHARING MY BEST RECIPIES WITH HEALTY,  "ATHLETE AND QUALITARIAN APPROVED" STANDARDS WITH YOU ON MY BLOG

 

ACTIVATE

WORKING WITH NON PROFITS WHO CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT & OUR HEALTH. FIND OUT HOW AND WHERE YOU CAN PARTICIPATE & ACTIVATE THROUGH ME AND MY PARTNERSHIPS

WORKING WITH NON PROFITS WHO CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT & OUR HEALTH. FIND OUT HOW AND WHERE YOU CAN PARTICIPATE & ACTIVATE THROUGH ME AND MY PARTNERSHIPS

MOVE

THROUGH THE HOLISTIC TRAINING CONCEPT #PRSNTFIT, WE RELY ON THE ORGANIC WEIGHT OF THE HUMAN BODY, CULTIVATING MINDFUL MOVEMENTS AND EMBODYING A LONG TERM INTENTION FOR MOTIVATION IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS

THROUGH THE HOLISTIC TRAINING CONCEPT #PRSNTFIT, WE RELY ON THE ORGANIC WEIGHT OF THE HUMAN BODY, CULTIVATING MINDFUL MOVEMENTS AND EMBODYING A LONG TERM INTENTION FOR MOTIVATION IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS

LEARN

PERMACULTURE IS A PHILOSOPHY OF WORKING WITH, RATHER THAN AGAINST NATURE; OF PROTRACTED AND THOUGHTFUL OBSERVATION RATHER THAN PROTRACTED AND THOUGHTLESS LABOR -BILL MOLLISON

PERMACULTURE IS A PHILOSOPHY OF WORKING WITH, RATHER THAN AGAINST NATURE; OF PROTRACTED AND THOUGHTFUL OBSERVATION RATHER THAN PROTRACTED AND THOUGHTLESS LABOR -BILL MOLLISON

BE

CREATE STILLNESS TO GO WITHIN, TO CONSCIOUSLY BREATHE, TO #BPRSNT - I CURRENTLY STUDY MEDITATION AND I AM EXCITED TO  START SHARING MY NEWFOUND TOOLS WITH YOU

CREATE STILLNESS TO GO WITHIN, TO CONSCIOUSLY BREATHE, TO #BPRSNT - I CURRENTLY STUDY MEDITATION AND I AM EXCITED TO  START SHARING MY NEWFOUND TOOLS WITH YOU

 

CONNECT

PRSNT ADVENTURE RETREATS INTERTWINES YIN & YANG ACTIVITIES. THROUGH HEALTHY LIVING WORKSHOPS,  ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND OUTDOOR ADVENTURES WE COME TOGETHER TO CONNECT 

PRSNT ADVENTURE RETREATS INTERTWINES YIN & YANG ACTIVITIES. THROUGH HEALTHY LIVING WORKSHOPS,  ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND OUTDOOR ADVENTURES WE COME TOGETHER TO CONNECT