• CHPG St. Anthony North Family Medicine - Orchard: Exceptional Primary Care in Westminster, CO

  • CHPG St. Anthony North Family Medicine

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    Phone: 303-430-5560
    Fax: 303-430-5565

    14300 Orchard Parkway
    Westminster, CO 80023 

    Hours
    Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
    Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon


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    Physicians

  • Craig Anthony, MDDr. Craig Anthony is a board-certified family medicine doctor. He earned his bachelor’s degree and medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and completed his residency at St. Anthony North Family Medicine Center.

    Dr. Anthony credits his education at Virginia Commonwealth University as helping to shape his philosophy of medical care: a physician and patient form a partnership based on clear communication with the mutual goal of improving the patient's health for a lifetime. His clinical interests include pediatrics and adolescent health, preventive medicine, and patient education.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Anthony can be found enjoying various outdoor activities including skiing/snowboarding, camping, sailing, and golfing. 

    Sara Diaz, DODr. Sara Diaz earned her medical degree from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital.  As a family medicine physician, Dr. Diaz has been trained to take care of the whole spectrum of patients from newborns to seniors and every age in between. She has a particular interest in integrative medicine therapies including acupuncture and women’s health.

    Board-certified in both family medicine and integrative and holistic medicine, Dr. Diaz strives to always provide holistic wellness-based care to families by utilizing both traditional and complimentary treatments for optimal health.
     

    When she is not practicing medicine, Dr. Diaz enjoys spending her free time with her husband, practicing yoga, cooking, and traveling.

    Dr. Beth DionDr. Beth Dion received her doctor of medicine degree from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga., in 2007. She completed her family residency at St. Anthony North Hospital in 2010 and received her board certification from the American Board of Family Medicine in 2010.

    She was employed with St. Anthony North Family Medicine Center prior to joining Centura Health Physician Group.

    Dr. Dion's philosophy is to treat the whole person-paying attention to their physical, emotional and social needs. She also feels it is important to treat her patients with compassion and respect and to build lasting relationships with her patients and their families.

    Dr. Dion is married with a daughter.

    Ryan FlintDr. Flint is originally from the mountain town of Big Bear Lake in southern California. He completed his undergraduate and medical school education in the Los Angeles area at Azusa Pacific University and Western University's College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He moved to Colorado for residency training at Rose Family Medicine Residency in Denver. After five years in private practice he joined St. Anthony North Family Medicine to fulfill his passion for teaching.

    Ryan has an outpatient focus and his medical interests include prevention, chronic disease management, and musculoskeletal/sports medicine, including osteopathic manipulative therapy. He remains passionate about bringing medical care to all, and has made two overseas medical missions trips to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Ryan enjoys camping, skiing, relaxing with his wife and four children, and trying to go to as many Denver Broncos' games as possible.

    Megan Harper, MDA native of Colorado, Megan Harper received a bachelor’s degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her family medicine residency and an obstetrics fellowship at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver.

    Board-certified, Dr. Harper is trained to care for patients of all ages. She is dedicated to providing friendly, compassionate and high quality care to all her patients. Her clinical interests include: general and chronic medical conditions, preventive care, women’s health, and obstetric care.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Harper enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking, and golfing, and is an avid college sports fan.

    Eric Keahey MDDr. Eric Keahey graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry.  He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.  Dr. Keahey completed his family medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Family Medicine Program in Austin, Texas. 

    Dr. Keahey is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians. His clinical interests include: Dermatology, Orthopedics, and care of lung problems including allergy and asthma care.

    Regarding his philosophy of patient care, Dr. Keahey says that "training and personal experience has led me to favor a collaborative approach to care; educating patients and their loved ones about the disease, discussing treatment approaches, reasonable expectations of cost and quality of life considerations."

    Dr. Keahey enjoys most outdoor activities and is an avid mountain biker. He is married and has two sons.

    Matt LudemannDr. Ludemann grew up in the 'burbs' of Chicago, brainwashed from the time he could walk into becoming a die-hard Chicago Cubs and Notre Dame fan. He stayed in Chicago for undergraduate and medical school at Northwestern University. He met his wife there and the two wisely left the Midwest for Colorado.

    Matt completed his Family Medicine residency at St. Anthony in 2009 and his chief residency in 2010. His interests include teaching Evidence-Based Medicine and High Value Cost Conscious Care. 

    He and his wife have children. They enjoy spending their spare time hiking and cross-country skiing the quietest trails they can find in the high country and travelling as much as possible.

    Liz SpetnagelDr. Liz Spetnagel, DAOM, LAc. received a BA in Asian Studies from Vassar College, a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) from Meiji College of Oriental Medicine, and a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. She is NCCAOM board certified in acupuncture and on faculty and a clinical supervisor Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder.

    Dr. Spetnagel utilizes the principals of Oriental Medicine to approach each patient as a whole rather than a cluster of symptoms. Patient involvement through lifestyle and dietary modification frequently accelerates the healing process and Liz encourages her patients to be active participants in their path towards a healthier life. By staying current with new research regarding acupuncture, Dr. Spetnagel strives to bring the best in healing strategies to her patients.

    Krystal TamuraDr. Tamura was born and raised in Longmont, Colo. and attended medical school at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

    She was fortunate enough to be able to come back to Colorado for residency at St. Anthony North Family Medicine and after completing residency in 2014, had the privilege to stay on as the Faculty Development Fellow. Her areas of interest include OB and women's health.

    She loves to cook, hike, read, and play poker. 

    Sharry Veres MDDr. Veres is a board-certified, full-spectrum Family Physician, who joined the St. Anthony North Family Residency program in August 2012. She is originally a Western Washington Native, and received her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine.

    After medical school, she headed for sunnier skies, and completed her residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph's Hospital, in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Veres has also completed a Masters in Health Sector Management from the W.P. Carey Business School at Arizona State University. Dr. Veres has teaching, administrative and curriculum design experience as a residency teaching faculty and faculty member of a medical college. She has received competitive research funding for practice-based research and clinical decision-making in cancer screening. Her clinical areas of interest include healthcare for culturally diverse and underserved populations, behavioral health integration in ambulatory care, and both performing and teaching outpatient procedures.

    Dr. Veres is happy to be in Colorado, close to the mountains and all the fantastic biking/running trails. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three small children. 

    Mark Wisthoff DOA Colorado native, Dr. Wisthoff completed his undergraduate and graduate work at Colorado State University earning a Master of Science in exercise physiology and nutrition. Before attending medical school, he worked at the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center in Rose Hospital designing nutritional intervention and weight loss studies.  

    Dr. Wisthoff earned his medical degree at the Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, returning to Colorado to complete his family medicine residency at the Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency program, serving as co-chief resident his final year. He then completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Wisthoff believes in caring for the patient as a whole and returning them to the activities they enjoy as soon as possible.

    When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Wisthoff enjoys spending his free time with his family hiking, snow shoeing, working out, cooking and exploring new restaurants in Denver.

    Cory Brown, DOA Colorado native, Dr. Cory Brown received his undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins. He also completed a master’s degree in biomedical science from Colorado State University. He earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Brown is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Dr. Brown’s personal goal patient care is to help patients achieve optimal health through preventative care and living a healthy lifestyle; to care for patients when sick, and return to doing what they enjoy as soon as possible.


    Outside of the office. Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with his wife and son walking their dogs, running, riding bikes, hiking or golfing.

    Kylie BeukemaKylie Beukema, MD spent most of her childhood in Colorado, but moved with her family to Tennessee during high school. Dr. Beukema received her bachelor’s degree from Maryville College: a small, liberal arts school in east Tennessee. After graduation, she immediately started her medical education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Dr. Beaukema is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Dr. Beukema discovered her love for primary care during her third year of medical school. She enjoys the continuity and focus on preventative care for the whole family.

    In her free time, Dr. Beaukema enjoys running, reading, experimenting with new recipes, playing with her dogs and enjoying the outdoors with her husband.


    Tyler ByrneJ. Tyler Byrne, DO received his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. After graduating college, Dr. Byrne traveled to Northern California to work at the MIND Institute, a multidisciplinary center devoted to Autism research. There he worked as an early interventional therapist, and spent his days working with toddlers as young as 15 months. Dr. Byrne receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Eventually, he moved to Chicago for medical school and earned his medical degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University. During medical school he was awarded a fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, which gave him an extra year to learn this therapeutic skill as well as teach the younger classes of medical students. 

    When Dr. Byrne is not pursuing medicine he loves to spend time with friends and family, skiing, mountain biking, painting and traveling.

    Sandra DuwaikSandra Duwaik, DO was born in Denver but traveled a lot through the years. However, no matter where she traveled to, she considers Colorado home. She attended Colorado State University and graduated with a degree in biology. Dr. Duwaik is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

     

    After graduating, Dr. Duwaik spent some time traveling, backpacking from Azerbaijan to Turkey, as well as working as a nurse assistant.  She completed medical school in Parker, at Rocky Vista University, with an emphasis in global and underserved medicine. 

    Dr. Duwaik has a passion for serving refugee populations and working internationally.  Outside of medicine, she loves reading (from J.K. Rowling to Austen), watching movies, traveling and trying out new Food Network recipes. 

    Gray Edwards, MDAn Arkansas native, Dr. Gray Edwards received his bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He also earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Edwards is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Growing up, Dr. Edwards loved the idea of being an inventor. Ultimately, that mindset drew him to medicine; practical problem solving that positively impacts a community.

    In his spare time, Dr. Edwards enjoys reading, woodworking, hiking and mountain biking with his wife, and spending time with family and friends.  

    Somayyeh FargandahOriginally from Colorado, Somayyeh Farazandeh, MD received her bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from the University of Denver. She earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Farazandeh is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

     

    Some of Dr. Farazandeh favorite aspects of family medicine are pediatrics and obstetrics, although she enjoys it all. During medical school, Dr. Farazandeh contributed to the Pediatric Obesity Pilot Project which aims to integrate childhood obesity guidelines and implement a family-based treatment program.

    Outside of medicine, Dr. Farazandeh loves to spend time with her husband and daughter doing outdoor activities-hiking, biking, skiing, camping and kayaking. She’s also a runner who likes to cook and bake whenever she gets the chance.

    Corinne Gayer, DODr. Corinne Gayer received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada in Reno. She earned her medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. During her time in medical school she completed several of her rotations in Guatemala and the Dominican Republic. These rotations helped to solidify her interests in underserved urban family medicine, international medicine and obstetrics.  

    Dr. Gayer’s personal philosophy of care is built on fostering personal relationships with her patients. She believes everyone deserves unique strategies to help them lead healthy lifestyles. Dr. Gayer is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    In her spare time, Dr. Gayer enjoys exploring Colorado’s food, sports and outdoor cultures with her husband and their two dogs.

    Born and raised in Ithaca, New York, Trevor Harrington, DO received her bachelor of science degree in physiology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. After graduation, she moved to San Francisco working as an EMT and clinical researcher before finally landing in medical school. She completed her doctorate at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California. Dr. Harrington is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Dr. Harrington provides full-scope primary and acute care services. Her medical interests include adolescent health, addiction treatment, women's health and healthcare reform.

    In her free time, Dr. Harrington is a climber, skier and former ballet dancer.

    A Colorado native, Dr. Hoyl Shivaun Hoyl, DO was born and raised in Gold Hill, a small mining town west of Boulder. Dr. Hoyl is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    After finishing her bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Denver, she took time off of school to pursue her passion for wildland firefighting. She worked for the Boulder County Sheriff's Office for three seasons of fighting wildfires across the state and country. Returning to medical school, Dr. Hoyl earned her medical degree in Osteopathic Medicine from Rocky Vista University in Parker.

    When she’s not delving into the complex world of medicine, Dr. Hoyl tries to spend as much time as possible with her husband in the mountains west of Boulder where they were both raised, enjoying the outdoors.

    Victor Kang, MDA Missouri native, Dr. Victor Kang completed his undergraduate in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Kang went on to earn his medical degree at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. 

    During medical school, he volunteered and worked with several health initiatives including Global Medical Brigades, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology of California and the emergency department at Alta Bates Medical Center in Ashby, California.

    Dr. Kang completed his residency program in Anesthesiology at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He now joins us in providing exceptional family care for all ages. Dr. Kang is passionate about listening to the concerns of all patients and working together to create a plan of care that fits their unique needs.

    Morgan Lobe, DO Morgan Lobe, DO received her bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science from Wake Forest in Winston Salem, North Carolina. After graduation, Dr. Lobe traveled to Los Angeles and helped her father, a surgeon, open an energy medicine/ integrative medicine practice. Dr. Lobe is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    She is certified as a holistic health counselor, and further cultivated her passion for integrative medicine while in medical school, developing an interest in acupuncture, Ayurvedic medicine, meditation and nutrition as tools for healing.

    After graduating from medical school, Dr. Lobe decided to explore healing around the world for a year before beginning residency. She traveled to China to study acupuncture, Africa to learn about global health and botanical medicine, and New Zealand to learn their approach to osteopathy. 

    When Dr. Lobe is not pursuing medicine, you will find her traveling and exploring new cities, enjoying the great outdoors, dancing or running.

    Gwyn Mahoney, MPH, DOA west coast native, Dr. Gwyn Mahoney was raised in rural Northern California.  She attended the University of California, San Diego where she studied Psychology/Neuroscience and ballet and modern dance training. Towards the end of her undergraduate studies, Dr. Mahoney found herself drawn to the field of medicine. While preparing for medical school she worked for a public health research firm and realized the interconnectedness of environment and health. This job ultimately inspired her to pursue a Masters in Public Health degree at Touro University-California, which she completed during medical school.

    She earned her doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest in Lebanon, Oregon. She is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine Center.

    Dr. Mahoney decided to pursue a career in primary care because of the critical role physicians play in rural communities, like the one she grew up in. She is specifically interested in women’s health, population and rural medicine.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Mahoney enjoys cooking, yoga, anything outdoors and all types of dance.

    Katie Mcclenahan, MDBorn and raised in Missouri, Dr. McClenahan received her undergraduate degree in exercise science from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her medical degree from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Saint Louis. Dr. McClenahan started medical school with the intention of becoming a pathologist, but after taking a year off to work as a pathology resident, she realized she wanted to work more closely with patients to impact their health. 

    Dr. McClenahan is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine. Her medical interests include: integrative medicine, nutrition, exercise, geriatrics and mental health. When it comes to treating patients, Dr. McClenahan believes it is important to educate patients and help them make the best health decisions for their quality of life.

    Outside of medicine, she enjoys exploring the Colorado outdoors with her two dogs, enjoying delicious food, weightlifting and making stained glass creations. 

    Julie McKenzieJulie McKenzie, DO grew up in Summit County, the heart of the Rocky Mountains. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and received a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology. Dr. McKenzie is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Dr. McKenzie earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Rocky Vista University in Parker. She is currently in the process of co-authoring a case study to be published about unusual presentations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

    Outside of the office, Dr. McKenzie’s greatest passions are spending time with her husband snowboarding, hiking in the mountains and trying new cooking recipes. She also enjoys road biking, trail-running with her dog, fly fishing and camping.

    Lisa Mettler, MDBorn and raised in Colorado, Lisa Mettler, MD attended Metro State College for undergrad where she pursued research in neuroscience, until she realized that working with people clinically was much more interesting. She ultimately completed a bachelor’s degree in biology. Dr. Mettler is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Dr. Mettler is also a certified emergency medical technician (EMT). Prior to starting medical school, she worked as a perioperative assistant at Porter Adventist Hospital. Dr. Mettler earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Through the course of her rotations, she discovered her love for primary care and specifically family medicine.

    Fluent in German and English, Dr. Mettler enjoys spending her time off being outdoors ice climbing, rock climbing, mountaineering or snowboarding.

    Kim Myers MDKim Myers, MD is a board-certified family medicine physician. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder and earned her medical degree at Albany Medical College in New York. She went on to complete an internship and residency program at St. Anthony North Family Medicine in Westminster, Colorado. Dr. Myers currently works as a family physician and faculty member in which she supervises resident family medicine physicians at St. Anthony North Family Medicine. 

    When it comes to treating patients, Dr. Myers is committed to providing high quality and compassionate care to her patients. 

    Joshua Reiher, MDBorn and raised in Wisconsin, Joshua Reiher, MD completed his bachelor’s degree at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. After college, he worked as a research assistant with the Empirical Ethics Group at the Medical College of Wisconsin for a couple years exploring ethical issues and professionalism in academic medicine. He fell in love with the infinite array of opportunities in the world of medicine and decided to return to school to become a doctor.  Dr. Reiher is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    He traveled to Utah and Colorado to complete his pre-med courses while working as an EMT. Eventually returning to the University of Wisconsin School in Madison to complete his medical degree. 

    Dr. Reiher has a keen interest in behavioral health, doctor-patient communication, palliative/hospice care and working with patients with disabilities. He is also very interested in integrative medicine which focuses on mind, body, spirit and nutrition. 

    When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Reiher enjoys trail running, biking, skiing, climbing mountains, reading and cooking tasty food.

    Brad Rice, DOBrad Rice, DO attended the University of Denver, where he graduated with a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in accounting as well as minors in Spanish and leadership studies. After college, he switched gears and decided to pursue medicine. He earned his medical degree at Rocky Vista University in Parker, Colorado. Dr. Rice is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    Some of Dr. Rice’s interests within family medicine include digestive disorders and urgent care, but mostly he enjoys the variety that family medicine offers.

    Dr. Rice enjoys spending his free time with his wife trying new area restaurants, playing card or board games and hiking in the mountains. He is also an avid golfer and ice hockey player.

    Katie Rostad, MDA Colorado native, Katie Rostad, DO, completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Denver. She continued on at Rocky Vista University in Parker and earned her degree of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rostad is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine.

    During medical school, Dr. Rostad worked as a medical assistant for a local eye surgeon.  She is especially interested in integrative medicine, sports medicine and preventative medicine. 

    If she’s not treating patients, Dr. Rostad enjoys spending time with her new husband and Goldendoodle puppy, going to movies and concerts and running half marathons.

    Lucas Stowers, MDRaised in Tallahassee, Florida, Dr. Luke Stowers received his undergraduate degree in exercise science from Florida State University where he majored in exercise science and was a member of the collegiate track team. After receiving his degree, he had several incredible opportunities to work and volunteer in the USA and abroad: in Viet Nam as a teacher, in England with homeless youths, in southeastern USA for hurricane relief and in Chile as a translator, which all inspired him to enter into medicine where he could continue to make a positive impact on the community around him.

    He returned to school and earned his medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Stowers is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine. When it comes to treating patients, Dr. Stowers believes in treating each person he sees with genuine compassion and state-of-the-art medicine. His clinical interests include sports medicine, global health and obstetrics.

    When he’s not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with friends, running, hiking, paddleboarding, skiing, and playing any kind of sport. He also sings, plays the piano, and is learning the guitar.
    Rebecca Wendt, MDAn Arizona native, Dr. Rebecca Wendt received her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science from Arizona State University. She earned her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix. Dr. Wendt is receiving advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine Center.

    Dr. Wendt chose family medicine because she believes that understanding the family dynamic is key to treating the patient and forming quality patient-physician relationships. Her clinical interests include women’s health, the role of family medicine in developmental pediatrics and integrative medicine.

    When she’s not treating patients, Dr. Wendt enjoys watching football, cooking and baking, crocheting and embroidery and music including playing piano and flute and singing in a choir.

    Christa Salling, FNP-CAs a certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Christa Salling has always felt drawn to medicine. She first completed a bachelor’s degree in biology from Metropolitan State College in Denver. After graduation, Christa went on to finish a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Denver’s Regis University. Wanting to continue her education, she recently earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky.

    Christa has more than ten years’ experience as a nurse in acute, emergent and women’s health care settings. She has also served as a clinical nursing instructor for the nursing department at Front Range Community College.

    When it comes to treating patients, Christa feels it is important to treat each patient as a whole instead of the illness or symptoms. She strives to provide as much information as possible so each individual can make informed decisions. She works with the patient as a team to achieve mutual goals.  Some of Christa’s interests within family medicine include teaching, acute care, and women’s health, but mostly she enjoys the variety that family medicine offers.

    In her free time, Christa enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She enjoys the rugged beauty that Colorado has to offer while hiking or spending time in the mountains. Christa recently completed the Tough Mudder race and hopes to continue doing challenging obstacle races in the future.
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