Project Title: All the Layers

Client: Freehub Mag

Over coffee at her favorite café in Squamish, BC, she shows me some of her recent sketches: quirky squirrels, animated fruit, course maps and illustrated gear lists for past trips she’s taken. Along with being one of the best female mountain bikers in the world, she’s an accomplished designer as well, working on everything from custom helmet bags to Christmas sweaters.

When it comes to biking, however, Jill Kintner needs somewhere to point her wheels.

“I don’t really enjoy riding without direction or purpose,” she says.