Who is Sadie Bruton?
Welcome to the GoSnow Blog page. You may be wondering who is running this page? Well let me introduce myself. My name is Sadie Brooke Bruton and I am here to help you all get to know who I am, what I do, and what this part of my life means to me and GoSnow.
Lets start from the beginning and the basics. This 23 year old Californian was born in the lovely city of San Diego where I honestly believe my heart lives on in and always will.
It, in my deepest opinion, is the greatest city in the United States. I spent part of my life in Oklahoma where I made some amazing friends and learned some small town values but I always felt like a fish out of water when I lived there. I knew that my life was meant for greater things so when I moved back to California in 2016 I took every opportunity that was presented to me. Which in the long run has lead me here, but we’ll get there.
I use to base a lot of my life around what others thought of me and where I needed to be in life at a certain age. I feel like that had a lot to do with being raised in Oklahoma. The standard for life runs a different course there. You go to high school, college, get married, have kids. If I wasn’t such a restless human being I would have loved to go down that road but fortunately for me I surrounded myself with likeminded friends that pushed me to chase my dreams.
I grew up in a family of photographers which made me very comfortable in front of, behind, and around cameras. Two of my grandparents have spent most of their later years of life traveling the world and shooting underwater photography which in the 80’s and 90’s put them in almost every single diver magazine and had them working with National Geographic. They are probably my biggest inspiration for working hard and exploring the world around you. Coming from a family of photographers I naturally caught onto the photography bug, which pushed me into the Instagram and modeling world. I never wanted to pursue being a model considering I’m 4’11 and I just felt like I had bigger goals set aside for myself but it was a great way to meet new people, be creative, and go on adventures.
I originally thought I wanted to be an interior designer and was actively working towards that in school. By being a “public figure” (I say that VERY loosely) on Instagram it had others noticing my work and personality which got me a job in Los Angeles being a Interior Design Assistant in West Hollywood. Which is how I ended up in Santa Monica. Dropping out of school, moving to a new city, breaking up with my boyfriend and just throwing myself into a new lifestyle completely broke me and changed me for the better. I cannot stress enough how important going through these months in my life forever changed me and made me who I am today. I have learned so much about myself living in Los Angeles. This city is unforgiving and pushes you to keep your head above water. It will make or break you. But little does this city know how stubborn I am.
I chose happiness and empowerment. I chose to not let something or someone stop me from being better and working harder. I have met my best friends here, I changed my major, I am more independent and happier than I ever have been in my life. But best of all, I found one of my biggest passions in life. Surfing. I was born and semi raised in San Diego and had never been on a surf board before. I never knew what it meant to me until this year and I can tell you right now, you will never catch me not surfing ever again. I’ve never been so in love with something (besides my dog, which don’t worry… I’ll be dedicating an entire post to that cutie).
Being active has been such a huge part of my life. Before I was surfing I was constantly hiking, doing yoga, working out. I tried paddle boarding for a couple years but that was more in rivers and lakes, not so much in the ocean. Weirdly enough, one of my photographer friends was the reason why I started surfing and I’ve never found so much peace than when I was in the ocean. I can only imagine thats how some snowboarders must feel on those mountains. Which brings us to my next interesting fact about me….
I’ve never snowboarded/skied or really been around that much snow in my entire life. So this adventure will be fun to share with all of you. This is also my first time working with Sean Bellerby, CEO of GoSnow, who has originally been a great friend to me. I’ve been following his company for the last few months or so and I feel completely honored to be joining his team for the next few months.
I, Sadie Bruton, will be handling all social media, marketing, and blog posts on the website. I am easily available to contact and can answer any questions you have about me, Sean, Scott, or GoSnow. Feel free to reach out, we are all about community and making everyone feel like they know who we are and what we are about. What I hope we can all gain from these blog posts is some adventure, learning, and just over all positivity. GoSnow is an amazing company that is on the rise and I will be here to keep you all updated with the journey we are about to embark on here in 2019.