MOM / WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR / ADVENTURER / HORSE TRAINER & RIDING INSTRUCTOR / CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
Wendy Fuller is an all-American girl from southern California that redefines the traditional role of women. She loves the outdoors and tends to gravitate towards activities that are usually dominated by men, such as shooting, hunting, and backpacking. Her passions include her faith, her family, her horses, firearms and anything outdoors. Wendy is an NRA certified instructor and provides both private and group classes. Although her focus is on handguns and rifles, she is a very talented with a shotgun, and extremely handy with all classes of firearms.
Her father, Robert A. Frieze, was a World War II veteran and Radio Airman with VT-17 attached to the USS Hornet CV-12. His unit was one of the most-decorated torpedo squadron's in all of U.S. Naval history and received two Presidential Unit Citations. Most significantly, he was part of the bombing of the Yamato in the South Pacific. Although he survived over 21 combat flying missions during the war, he succumbed to a long battle with PTSD two decades later, when Wendy was only four. Wendy was blessed to be given another father to raise her in Mike Mahakian, also a war veteran who served in Vietnam. Both of these men are the root of Wendy's deep-seated devotion and gratitude to our nation and its military heroes.
Wendy is a passionate life-long supporter of both military and law enforcement, having lifelong family ties to both. She is a second amendment advocate. There are two flags that she would proudly defend, one being Old Glory and the other states "Don't Tread on Me". She is extremely well-travelled, but would rather stay in a small cabin in the woods or in her lightweight backpacking tent than a 5-star resort. She has earned the nickname Brochick because she tends to be more tough and rugged and can be found wearing jeans, dusty boots and a ball cap most days, although she still likes to dress up. When asked, her friends describe her as a patriotic country girl, who is adventurous, passionate and a badass, who looks great in heels. " Her tough and tender demeanor is a walking contradiction of the traditional stereotype of a woman. She is equally comfortable looking very girly while modeling for a national print dirt bike magazine as she is carrying a 50-pound backpack into the dangerous extremes of the High Sierras.