Anna Hamelin was born and raised in Golden, Colorado, and has loved science and math from a very young age.
In 8th grade, she decided to be a meteorologist, and began pursuing her dreams. After graduating high school at the top of her class, she went on to receive a B.S. in Meteorology at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. She also spent a significant portion of her young life as a competitive gymnast, and went on to perform with dance group The Silhouettes, which was even featured on America’s Got Talent.
Anna was a member of the Florida Tech cheerleading and dance teams, and a competitive participant on the cross country and track team. She was nominated for Female Athlete of the Year in 2019, and was Outstanding Student of the Year in 2020. Anna moved to Rapid City to follow her heart back to the west, and loves sharing the stories of her community. Now, she spends her days mountain biking and trail running all around western South Dakota, and loves being outdoors.