It’s a family affair for today’s Team Tuesday team! We’re stoked to introduce our first mother-in-law and daughter-in-law duo: Coralee Lack and Christy Long, two women who are packing up their Jeep and headed out from Washington state to the 2nd annual Rebelle Rally!
Coralee is an Original Rebelle, competing in our inaugural competition last fall. She loved it so much…she’s back for Round 2! Corlaee is originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and currently resides in Bellevue, Washington. Coralee is the owner of Mossms, an online video game hosted on the Second Life Platform. She loves to off-road, with rock crawling, backwoods exploring, and camping as her primary hobbies. She also loves working with her dog and teaching him new tricks. Most recently she’s been teaching herself to play guitar, which has turned out to be quite addicting!
Her must-have gear for the Rebelle? MAXTRAX, water, air compressor, water, recovery gear, tools, water, spare parts, water, coffee mug, water, lightweight moisture-wicking clothing…and water. Think she’s giving us a hint to stay hydrated during the Rebelle?!
Coralee competed last year with Holly Freeman in Team Wild and Free, having a fantastic time together. Coralee learned so much during the competition – patience, trusting their tools, managing time, and trusting their instincts. She’s looking forward to capitalizing on those lessons and improving those skills even more – as well as getting to drive this time around! Coralee is thrilled to bring her 2013 gecko green Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited to tackle the Nevada and California terrain. She’s looking forward to teaming up with Christy and sharing this amazing experience with her. She also can’t wait to reunite with many of the Original Rebelles…and meet some new ones!
Christy also lives in Washington state (Seattle area), but is originally from Concord, California. Christy is married to Coralee’s son, Richard, whom she met in the Army Reserves. As a laboratory assistant/phlebotomist, Christy’s days are hectic. But during her downtime, she likes to catch a little Pokémon on her DS to unwind! Jeeps are also a big interest of hers – she used to spend a lot of time off-roading in her 2014 Jeep Wrangler “Rubi.” After starting a family, Christy had to say goodbye to Rubi, but she’s stoked to be back in the saddle again doing something new in off-road! Since this is Christy’s first Rebelle, her must-have gear is relatively simple thus far – snacks to avoid getting hangry, a toothbrush, and toothpaste – because no one likes a dirty mouth!
Coralee knew that her son had received extensive navigation training in the Army and was thrilled that Christy had received similar training too. Always adventurous with a love of snowboarding and other outdoor activities, Christy was immediately excited about the opportunity to team up for such an amazing challenge. These family members both love adventure, Jeeps, and each other – not to mention, get along fantastically. It was meant to be!