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How To Survive Your First Backpacking Adventure

How To Survive Your First Backpacking Adventure By Jackelyn Ho Don’t get me wrong – I’m a huge outdoors lover. I am oddly obsessed with the National Park Service, I love to outdoor rock climb, and I own a trusty 64L backpack that got me through a 2.5 month Southeast Asia trip. Yet for some

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My Audition Video for American Ninja Warrior

My Audition Video for American Ninja Warrior By Jackelyn Ho A few nights ago, Season 8 of American Ninja Warrior premiered. We had just finished filming for the show in April and it was so exciting to see the whole night replay on my television. Unfortunately, they didn’t show my run, but the final takeaway

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Results Are In: I’m Going to Be On American Ninja Warrior

Results Are In: I’m Going to Be On American Ninja Warrior By Jackelyn Ho Ummmm… what?! Yes, you totally read that right. I somehow made it through the tough application process (read: a few month’s work of collecting footage for a submission video and a ton of intense questions) and received a call a few

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Sydney, Australia: I’m Coming Back For You

Sydney, Australia: I’m Coming Back For You By Jackelyn Ho Four years ago, I landed in Sydney, Australia to study abroad. I had reservations about going because I had so many great gigs at the time and I didn’t want to risk losing them if I left. Okay, and I was totally in love with

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I Auditioned for American Ninja Warrior. Now What?

I Auditioned for American Ninja Warrior. Now What? By Jackelyn Ho So it’s been quite a while since you last saw me train. How have things been since? It’s been okay. Just okay. I wish that I could tell you that I went hardcore beast mode and I can salmon ladder my way up the

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Why It’s So Scary to Follow Your Dreams

Why It’s So Scary to Follow Your Dreams By Jackelyn Ho You stand there, watching from outside. Your vision is blurry, most likely from the unclear road ahead. What once seemed to make so much sense is now a dustbowl of questions and doubt. But the thing is, there isn’t that much question. You know exactly what

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Exploring The Wild Side: A Photo Story

Exploring The Wild Side: A Photo Story By Jackelyn Ho I’m so lucky to have an incredibly talented photographer friend in my life. Chris really knows how to use a camera and he can turn mere dreams into photo realities. We got together for a shoot a few weeks ago and this is the result

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I’m Taking Over the ClassPass Snapchat TOMORROW!

I’m Taking Over the ClassPass Snapchat TOMORROW! By Jackelyn Ho We are exactly two weeks out from the Nike Women’s Half Marathon and I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I am actually very excited. The past few months have been a roller coaster of training and I will admit, I didn’t follow my prescribed training plan

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My Very First Cross-Training Event with #ClassPassRunner

My Very First Cross-Training Event with #ClassPassRunner By Jackelyn Ho When ClassPass reached out and wanted to help me prepare for this year’s Nike Women’s Half Marathon, I wasn’t even sure that I wanted to run again, but I was definitely persuaded. Why? Because a few years back, I lost my love for running and

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