Kelly is a born adventurer, event producer, professional SAG-AFTRA actress, stuntwoman, and model. Kelly’s need for speed started when she was a young girl growing up in rural Minnesota, riding horses, dirtbikes, and snowmobiles; the kind of childhood saturated in nature, off-roading with friends, and trying out anything that would take her faster and further than her own two feet. When she turned 18 years old, Kelly graduated to motorcycles and sought to be a driving force for women and a spokesmodel for living with passion.
Kelly created the Ride Wild platform for women powersport riders to come together on the foundation of tribe, adventure, and purpose. Originally, Ride Wild was founded on two complementary purposes: changing the way women are seen in powersports and to raise awareness of the passion, diversity, and spirit of women in motorsports. Ride Wild partners with numerouis womens riding groups and events (Biker Belles, The Litas, Iron Lilies, etc.), adventure outfitters, and companies who share the same passion for strengthening the riding community.
Kelly has also been an integral part of various creative teams that brought to life unique events such as the first-ever women big-wave surf event, Queen of the Bay, that launched in 2017 in Northshore, Oahu. In addition to her women-oriented events, Kelly has also collaborated with Roland Sands Design to bring forth the Moto Classic Event,s the first-ever clash-of-the-cultures motorcycle event that dominated Huntington Beach in 2017.
Kelly is also an accomplished public speaker and brand representative due in part to her years of on-camera experience. Audiences may have seen Kelly on hit TV series’ such as “Hawaii Five-O” or “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Ranch Challenge.” Her performances in movies like “The Martial Arts Kis,” and J.P. Getty Museum’s documentary “Herb Ritts: LA Style” are also part of Kelly’s diverse on-screen portfolio.
In 2021, Kelly and her team will be establishing new initiatives focusing on empowering the women’s riding niche, families, and the outdoor adventure lifestyle.