Sadie's passion for skating and competition stems from her lifelong love of hockey. She started skating at the age of 3 and continued through college. She played four years of Division 1 hockey at Bemidji State University in northern Minnesota. She transitioned her competitive spirit to Red Bull Crashed Ice in 2013 and has been racing since. She works in St. Paul, Minnesota in the Sales and Marketing department for the Minnesota Wild, the professional hockey team.