Eckerstrom Nadim Sykes

Like other cities and towns around the world, Portland offers a variety of sights smells and tastes to explore and enjoy. We asked Thorns FC players Ashleigh Sykes, Britt Eckerstrom and Nadia Nadim what their favorite things to do are, both in Portland and their own hometown, when they’re out and about.

<strong>What is the name of your hometown?</strong>
<strong>What's your favorite thing to do in your hometown?</strong>
<strong>What is your favorite thing to do in Portland?</strong>
<strong>Ashleigh Sykes</strong>
I grew up on a farm near <strong><a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Dubbo+NSW+2830,+Australia/@-32.2811022,148.324134,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x6b0f71b04ca4913b:0x50609b490442530!8m2!3d-32.2315018!4d148.6329645">Dubbo in NSW</a></strong>, now I live in <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Canberra+ACT+2601,+Australia/@-35.2812958,149.124822,16z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x6b164d69b05c9021:0x500ea6ea7695660!8m2!3d-35.2809368!4d149.1300092"><strong>Canberra</strong></a>
In Canberra, getting coffee with friends; in Dubbo, visiting family and enjoying the wide open spaces
Powell's, I can't wait to explore the bookstore more
<strong>Britt Eckerstrom</strong>
<a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Germantown,+MD/@39.1760692,-77.2962523,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b62b7548f55669:0xe1b8ab17b2820a85!8m2!3d39.1731621!4d-77.2716502"><strong>Germantown, Maryland</strong></a>
Chasing deer in the woods with my dog and riding my bike
Taco tour of Portland
<strong>Nadia Nadim</strong>
<strong><a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Aarhus,+Denmark/@56.1780842,10.1117589,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x464c4cb15397788b:0x8c4dd7d9912ea2af!8m2!3d56.162939!4d10.203921">Aarhus, Denmark</a></strong>
Play street football and be at the beach
Go to the food trucks