Ali was born and raised in Arizona, being considered a true, but rare native here. Growing up, horseback riding was her passion. Shorting after starting college at ASU, she realized it was a very expensive activity for a young college student. She found a cheaper way to get her adrenaline rush; snowboarding. In 2007, while on here second snowboarding adventure, she discovered the economical Desert Snow Connection. She is now hooked on snow, and since graduating college she been a regular and is now part of the DSC family. She is by far the best looking of the bunch.