Biker Babes Exposed: Get Personal with the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Poster Model Finalists  

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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If you live for bikes, beer and beautiful women, you’ve probably had a hard time keeping your jaw off the floor recently as biker babes from across the Black Hills have been competing in area bars to become the next face of the Best Party Anywhere® in the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model Search presented by Pabst Blue Ribbon, KSKY and Henry Roy Photography. Thousands of you voted for your favorite sexy selfies from the semifinalists, and a few hundred of you were even lucky enough to see those same gorgeous girls compete in leathers and bikinis during the April 21 semifinals. But no matter what you’ve seen so far, it won’t compare to this…

Go behind the scenes with the finalists during their photo shoot with Henry Roy Photography!

MEET THE FINALISTS!

One of the biker babes below will be the 2017 Poster Model. Read on to find out more about these beauties and see photos from their shoot! Then be sure to tell us who you think the winner should be the comments at the bottom of the page!

Bailie G.

Age: 24
Occupation: Nurse & Paramedic Student
Bar Where Qualified: American Legion Post 22 – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Pierre, SD

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
Nothing like loading up my hound, a case of beer, a gun, maybe a fishing pole, and some friends, and disappearing into the outdoors.

Do you have any secret talents?
I can shoot. Shot competition for 10 years.

What’s the best thing that’s every happened to you?
My dog.

Bree M.

Age: 22
Occupation: Receptionist
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette, WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Eating a raw oyster

Do you have any secret talents?
I can wiggle my eyes.

If you could choose one super power, what would it be?
Shape shifting.

Brittany W.

Age: 27
Occupation: Restaurant Manager
Bar Where Qualified: J Bar – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Black Hills, SD

What is the greatest asset a girl can have?
Determination.

What is your favorite hobby?
Rock hunting. I’ve found a few Fairburn Agates in the Badlands. I was so pumped when I found my first one, I screamed for joy…and then got stabbed by a cactus.

If you could choose one super power, what would it be?
To be in more than one place at the same time.

 

Char G.

Age: 43
Occupation: Liquor Store Manager
Bar Where Qualified: J Bar – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Torrington, WY

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
It opens up a world of new opportunities.

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
I travel the world to different NASCAR races and love it.

What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?
I have six beautiful children and two grandsons.

Dani S.

Age: 27
Occupation: Cognitive Training Specialist
Bar Where Qualified: Paddy O’Neil’s – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Mobile, AL

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Escargot (snails) in France. Never again! Yuck!

What is the greatest asset a girl can have?
A big heart – full of love, understanding and grace!

What’s your favorite hobby?
Painting and scrapbooking…oh, and anything Disney! DISNERD!

Emma S.

Age: 25
Occupation: Bartender
Bar Where Qualified: Cheers Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Sheridan, WY

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Paddle fishing

 

Do you have a nickname?
June Bug. That’s what my dad calls me.

Do you have any secret talents?
I taught myself piano and can play violin.

Jani S.

Age: 30
Occupation: Nurse
Bar Where Qualified: Robbinsdale Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Anchorage, AK

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
Anywhere that has good dancing and a tall, cold PBR!

What is the one thing you want to experience before you die?
Fly fishing in Patagonia.

What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?
Experiencing the northern lights fly over us in a pontoon boat on the lake in Alaska last year.

Jennie S.

Age: 43
Occupation: Writer
Bar Where Qualified: Robbinsdale Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Rapid City, SD

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
I enjoy promoting the things that I love and want to share that joy with others. I will always promote the Buffalo Chip, regardless of whether or not this is in an official capacity.

You get to drive any vehicle you want. Price and rarity are not an issue. What would it be and why?
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Who doesn’t want to have control of a giant wiener?

What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?
In 2009, I went to the Buffalo Chip and camped all week with my brother and his wife. This led to meeting the love of my life and discovering my “happy place!”While I had attended concerts at the Chip previously, I had never stayed overnight, let alone the whole week. I have met people there who I consider family.

Jennifer R.

Age: 33
Occupation: CA – In Home Health Care
Bar Where Qualified: J Bar – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Belle Fourche, SD

What is the one thing you want to experience before you die?
To sing with someone famous.

What is the greatest asset a girl can have?
Her ability to love.

Do you have a nickname? If so, what’s the story behind it?
“Coach,” because I have been coaching for over 10 years. “Sarge,” because I am very loud on the field.

Jess D.

Age: 32
Occupation: Nurse/Full Time Student
Bar Where Qualified: American Legion Post 22 – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Hastings, MN

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
About 8 months ago I made a goal for myself, which was to get in the best shape of my life. I have worked my ass off to get to where I am, and I cannot think of a more rewarding way to show off my results than by being the Buffalo Chip Poster Model.

What is the greatest asset a girl can have?
Being independent.

If you could have a conversation with anyone, living or dead, who would it be, and what would you ask them?
Chris Farley. I do not have any particular question I would want to ask him. I’d just want to hang out and have some drinks with him.

Jess J.

Age: 29
Occupation: Business Owner
Bar Where Qualified: Dime Horseshoe Bar – Sundance, WY
Hometown: Sundance, WY

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Throwing a live grenade.

Describe your favorite outfit.
Blue jeans, any concert shirt or flannel, boots, and a leather jacket.

What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?
Seeing and meeting Miranda Lambert at the Legendary Buffalo Chip and having her sign my shoulder and then having it tattooed at the Tattoo Café at the Chip.

Jesyca J.

Age: 24
Occupation: Bartender
Bar Where Qualified: Paddy O’Neil’s – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Rapid City, SD

What three words best describe your personality?
Amiable, passionate and unassuming

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
To me the Buffalo Chip has always represented a place that you can go to to escape from reality for about a week and just be yourself without having to worry about being judged or having to act a certain way, and I strive to be as warm and welcoming to every person that I’ve ever crossed paths with, and I would love the opportunity to be the face of the Chip for this exciting year!

What’s your favorite hobby?
I’m kind of a bookworm in my free time. If I’m not reading something, I’m writing something to be read.

Kaitlin P.

Age: 24
Occupation: Bartender
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette, WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
I’m always looking for new adventures and have never had the opportunity to do anything like this before. It’d be an honor and so much fun!

If you could go back in time once and change one thing, what would it be?
I wouldn’t go back and change anything because I am who I am today because of all the decisions I’ve made.

If you could choose one super power, what would it be?
To read people’s minds.

Katelyn J.

Age: 26
Occupation: Chef/Kitchen Manager
Bar Where Qualified: Clock Tower Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Lead, SD

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
I love meeting new people, and I know that’s a huge part of being the Buffalo Chip Poster Model. Also, I love motorcycles and the culture and people surrounding them, and I can’t wait to have my own bike again and be part of that.

Do you have any secret talents?
I can play card games like Go Fish with my toes.

If you could have a conversation with anyone, living or dead, who would it be, and what would you ask them?
Julia Child. I would ask her for advice on how to succeed and keep the passion for cooking alive.

Kaylee P.

Age: 28
Occupation: Bartender
Bar Where Qualified: Robbinsdale Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Rapid City, SD

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Ate an egg salad sandwich from a gas station once.

What’s your favorite hobby?
Pottery and writing

If you could go back in time once and change a single thing, what would it be?
I would take more chances.

Kristy B.

Age: 29

Occupation: Stay at Home Mom
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette, WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

You get to drive any vehicle you want. Price and rarity are not an issue. What would it be and why?
1969 Chevy Nova. Sick, sexy muscle car. Have always loved them.

Do you have a nickname? If so, what’s the story behind it?
Squirrel. All the guys in the club call me this because on the bike I’m pointing everything out, and I might be a scatterbrain.

If you could choose one super power, what would it be?
The power to heal. (F*** cancer)

Leah L.

Age: 25
Occupation: Hair Stylist
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette, WY  
Hometown: Gillette, WY

You get to drive any vehicle you want. Price and rarity are not an issue. What would it be and why?
’69 Chevelle, because nothing beats American muscle.

Do you have any secret talents?
Swing dancing

If you could choose one super power, what would it be?
X-ray vision

Lindsey W.

Age: 36
Occupation: Window Tinting
Bar Where Qualified: The Outlaw – Belle Fouche, SD
Hometown: Spearfish, SD

What are three words that describe your personality?
Loyal, sweet & loving

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Marriage

Describe your favorite outfit.
Jeans, t-shirt & Converse

Liz M.

Age: 27
Occupation: Vet Tech
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette – WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

What are three words that describe your personality?
Strong, independent & giving

What is the greatest asset a girl can have?
Confidence

Do you have a nickname? If so, what’s the story behind it?
Lizard. I got it in grade school.

Manda T.

Age: 28
Occupation: Direct Support Professional
Bar Where Qualified: Robbinsdale Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Deadwood, SD

What’s your favorite hobby?
Four wheeling

Do you have any secret talents?
I like to pull pranks on people secretly. It’s a good talent!

If you could choose one super power, what would it be?
Telepathic abilities

Natishia S.

Age: 21
Occupation: Nursing
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette, WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

What three words best describe your personality?
Feisty, sassy & spontaneous

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
The Black Hills, back roading, and into the wilderness

If you could have one super power, what would it be?
Have money grow on trees

Rya S.

Age: 32
Occupation: Medical Assistant/Bartender
Bar Where Qualified: Boot Hill – Gillette, WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

Why do you want to be the 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model?
Every year I see the billboards and posters and said, “Next year that will be me!” This is my year!

You get to drive any vehicle you want. Price and rarity are not an issue. What would it be and why?
Tesla Model S-P100. I want to be in control of the future in the fast lane.

Do you have a nickname? If so, what’s the story behind it?
“Snackrack.” I had Cheetos, jerky, sunflower seeds, gum, and a full beer in my cleavage at a concert. It stuck.

Shaina W.

Age: 27
Occupation: Coach
Bar Where Qualified: The Outlaw Bar – Belle Fouche, SD
Hometown: Gillette, WY

What three words best describe you?
Fierce, playful and energetic

What’s something you’ve tried, but would never do again?
Self sabotage. Working on never doing it again.

What’s the best asset a girl can have?
Confidence.

Shaunda L.

Age: 29
Occupation: Self Employed
Bar Where Qualified: Dime Horseshoe Bar – Sundance, WY
Hometown: Gillette, WY

What are three words that describe your personality?
Ambitious, considerate & generous

If you knew you were going to be stranded on a desert island, and you could bring three things, what would they be?
I would bring a knife, fire starter and a toothbrush.

What is the one thing you want to experience before you die?
I would love to travel to Iceland and become the 2017 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Poster Model.

Tammy R.

Age: 49
Occupation: Meter Reader
Bar Where Qualified: The Knuckle Saloon – Sturgis, SD
Hometown: Worthington, MN

What is something you have tried, but will never do again?
Full body painting

Describe your favorite outfit.
Torn jeans, form-fitting top and heels

If you could have a conversation with anyone, living or dead, who would it be and what would you ask them?
My grandfather. I would ask him about Pearl Harbor.

Tawnielle C.

Age: 28
Occupation: Race Horse Owner
Bar Where Qualified: Robbinsdale Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Corsica, SD

What’s something you have tried, but will never do again?
Cow tongue sushi

Where do you go when you want to have fun and cut loose?
Calling up the girls and cruising down dirt roads cranking up our favorite songs.

If you could go back in time once and change a single thing, what would it be?
I believe everything happens for a reason, so I wouldn’t change a thing!

Taylor N.

Age: 23
Occupation: Healthcare
Bar Where Qualified: Clock Tower Lounge – Rapid City, SD
Hometown: Custer, SD

What is your favorite band?
Ever since I went to the Pop Evil concert, they have always been my #1.

Do you have a nickname?
My dad always called me Tumbleweed because I would just roll with him wherever he went.

Do you have any secret talents?
I used to work in a magic show, so my talents are actually a secret. I signed a contract.

WANT TO SEE MORE?

You can also get up close and personal with past Poster Model contestants and see how they stack up with this year’s in the Sturgis Rider News Blog articles below.

Which of these biker babes do you think deserves the title of 2017 Buffalo Chip Poster Model? Tell us in the comments below, then head to the finals at Robbinsdale Lounge in Rapid City on Saturday, April 29 to show them your support!

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