Jen Hudak is a 2-time world champion, 2-time X-Games gold medalist and 4-time national champion in halfpipe skiing. Now retired from freeskiing competition, Jen has dove into Enduro mountain biking and is up for pretty much anything that involves adventure.
From travel guides to mountain bikes skills and advice, you can find tips from Jen throughout our Liv guides!
|Birth date||September 9, 1986|
|Hometown||Park City, Utah|
|What is your biggest achievement?|
Placing 2nd at the Downieville Classic in 2015 (expert women)
|What is your professional goal for 2017?|
Crash less on race day! I had some bad luck last year, but I'm already turning things around.
|Why do you love cycling?|
The people, the freedom and the ability to just be.
|Why do you love riding for Liv?|
Because they LOVE cycling and want to support and empower women to get out on the trails or road.
|What is one item you would never leave home without?|
Water! I can't function in a dehydrated state!
|If you could learn a new sport or skill this year, what would it be?|
I'd love to learn to be fluent in French!
|What is your favorite place to travel?|
To the piece of property that my husband and I are building our house on! It's about 30 minutes from Park City, UT, nestled in the mountains. There are no sounds besides chirping birds and rustling leaves.
|What is your favorite food?|
Bacon, avocados & dark chocolate
|Who is your favorite riding partner?|
My husband, Chris, and all my lady shredder friends in Park City!
|How do you spend your time off the bike?|
In the winters I ski A LOT! I work in marketing to pay the bills and enjoy writing about personal growth and all of my endeavors on and off the bike.
|What do you want to be "when you grow up"?|
I am taking steps to becoming a Wellness Coach - I want to help people life more productive, balanced, happy, and healthy lives!
|Words you live by...|
"Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to stay balanced, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein