Meet Mai: The 2020 Buffalo Chip Poster Model

The Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search started in February, and after a little delay due to COVID-19, we wrapped up the Search on Saturday (6/27/20). With hundreds of women trying out, it all came down to 15 finalists, and Mai R. from Spearfish was named the 2020 Buffalo Chip Poster Model! Check out some pictures of Mai and watch the winner announcement below. Plus, get to know Mai a little:

What’s your favorite hobby?
Riding my motorcycle! It’s an 883 Sportster Superlow because I’m super short.

Describe your fantasy motorcycle ride.
I don’t care where I ride as long as I’m on bike!

What does your dream house look like?
My father’s house on the ranch in Spearfish, SD.

Do you have any secret talents?
I can dead lift like a boss! 315lbs is my maximum personal record.

If you could hold any world record, what would you want it to be and why?
The 400 meter hurdles in Track & Field because it takes skill and speed to jump over hurdles ans sprint to the finish line.

What’s your spirit animal and why?
A tiger because they’re mysterious, fascinating, swift, and powerful.

Name one experience that’s on your bucket list.
I want to visit Vietnam to meet my birth parents.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Liver & Onions

If you could uninvent anything, what would it be and why?
The “Shake Weight” because it’s disturbing…

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
No growth in the comfort zone and no comfort in the growth zone.