Jilyne (McDonald) Higgins
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Sport: Alpine ski racing
Lives in: Seattle, Washington
Education: B.S. University of Vermont
Athletic highlights: 7-time NCAA All-American; NCAA Slalom Championships- 2nd Place; United States Ski Team member
Fun Fact: I was on the tech squad in middle school. We were each assigned a pager that would go off whenever someone in the school needed tech support. My love for new technology never went away…still a total geek.
Favorite Quote: “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” – Malcolm Gladwell
Death Row Meal: Dungeness crab, caught fresh from the Puget Sound. I’m a Seattle girl, nothing better than fresh seafood.
Favorite thing your body allows you to do: Climb mountains. The higher, the better.