Sackbauer was raised in Vail, Colorado, with skiing being a big part of her family’s life. She became an alpine racer at a young age, and in high school found she liked telemark skiing as well. She trained and competed in both so she could be outside and ski every day. As a nursing student at Montana State University, Sackbauer took her textbooks with her to the mountain studying in the lodge between runs, all in an effort to maintain her outside lifestyle.
Now calling Ketchum, Idaho home Sackbauer enjoys a balanced life as a critical care nurse and professional skier. Career highlights include being a five-time winner of Grand Targhee Big Mountain Telemark Competition, skiing in Matchstick Production’s film “Huck Yeah”, and working at Ketchum’s St. Luke’s Hospital during the Pandemic when the city was listed as having the highest number of COVID cases per capita in the world.
"I live to be outdoors and in the mountains, and I love and live to ski, so being included in the Nordica Family is an incredible opportunity” explains Lucy. “I’ve already been lucky enough to collaborate with a group of women, from all different backgrounds, on the future of women’s products. I left feeling uplifted, inspired, included, and heard! I’m excited to help create more of a space in the skiing community for women and to shape the evolution of Nordica products."