Why Kayaker Sage Donnelly Discovers Outdoor Life

Sage Donnelly currently holds the title of Jr. Women's Freestyle World Champion.  Her impressive list of credits also includes being nominated for Canoe and Kayak Magazine’s “Female Paddler of the Year”,  finishing first in the US Freestyle Jr. Women’s Team Trials and second in US Canoe… all of this at the tender age of 15.  As if that weren't inspiring enough, she also has Type 1 diabetes. She's dealt with the management of her blood sugar since she was 3 years old.  That apparently hasn't stopped her from pursuing adrenaline-packed adventure in the outdoors.  Why?
 
"It makes me feel alive, it connects me with my inner chi ...