Additional Information: Linnea is a Colorado native and originally from Buena Vista, CO, where her family still resides. Linnea's younger brother is currently serving as a medic in the US Army in Fairbanks, Alaska and will soon be stationed at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs. Linnea was raised on a farm and has always enjoyed the small-town, outdoor lifestyle. In her spare time, Linnea enjoys hiking, camping and backpacking. She also loves whitewater rafting and was even a professional guide for summers on the Arkansas River. Linnea also has a passion for traveling and has traveled all over the world. Two of her favorite experiences were spending six months in South Africa and a recent backpacking trip in Patagonia, Chile.