Melise started climbing when she chose rockclimbing as the subject of her senior high school project. It wasn’t until she moved to Boone years later that she discovered bouldering and hasn’t looked back. She has a degree in Evolutionary Biology/Ecology and French and hopes to one day work in the field of Wildlife Biology when she grows up. She’s estimating that to be when she reaches the age of 67.
Do you have a spirit animal? Yes, and her name is Beyonce.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Not punt. Hehe, just kidding. I would learn how to play music. I love all types of music and was never naturally talented or patient enough to stick with learning an instrument when I was younger. I’ve also always wanted to learn how to surf!
What’s in your fridge right now: A whole slew of contradictions. Spinach, chocolate sauce, homemade chili, ice cream puffs, vegetables, more chocolate sauce…