Curtis Ray of ABC 4 Utah, sat down with LymeLight Foundation spokeswoman and professional freeskier Angeli Vanlaanen to talk about her struggle with Lyme Disease and being featured in her documentary LymeLight.
About Angeli VanLaanen: Angeli Vanlaanen is one of the top female freeskiers in the world. She was featured on the cover of Skiing Magazine, in the pages of renowned skiing publications such as Powder Magazine and Freeskier Magazine, and competed in high level halfpipe events such as the X-Games and Dew Tour. After taking 3 years off from halfpipe for Lyme treatment, Angeli returned to competition and placed 6th at the FIS World Championships and is ranked 9th in the world on the AFP points list for the 2012-2013 season. Halfpipe skiing was recently added to the list of events to premier at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia 2014. Angeli’s dream of being an Olympian is possible now that she is symptom free and in remission. www.angelivanlaanen.com