Julie Bostian


  • Waterski expert and freelance journalist who pioneered the ThoughtCo extreme sports section for nearly 10 years
  • Wrote a bi-monthly guide called The Lowcountry Companion, which details activities like water sports tourists can enjoy around her hometown of Georgetown County, South Carolina


Julie Bostian is a former writer for ThoughtCo who has worked nearly 10 years to establish the extreme water sports section of the website, publishing multiple articles on boating, skiing, wakeboarding, and even parasailing. 


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Awards and Publications

A Message from Julie Bostian

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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