NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace just proposed to his longtime girlfriend Amanda Carter. Bubba broke the big news via Instagram, "Soooooo yeah…I have no idea why the hell I waited so long!! Here's to forever babe, love you @amandacarter17!!" In the photos, Bubba got down on one knee in front of a waterfall at an undisclosed location. Their dog Asher on hand for the special moment. If Bubba's caption had you wondering how long he waited to propose, People reports that they have been together since 2016.
In her own Instagram post, Amanda wrote, "I said YES!! This man pulled off the greatest surprise and we are so excited to get MARRIED!!!!" Amanda is a Senior Financial Analyst at a Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina, per alt_driver.
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The couple hasn't shared any additional details on the engagement or their upcoming wedding plans, but it wouldn't be surprising if they celebrated their big day outdoors. In April, Bubba teamed up with Amazon Amazon Sports + Outdoors to curate his own storefront. It's a one-stop shop for your camping, hiking, and fishing needs with great picks from brands including Columbia, Beats, and Coleman. Now that summer is in full swing, it's time enjoy the sunshine and to stock up on some outdoor essentials, but there are just so many products to choose from. That's where Bubba comes in with his product picks.
Bubba shared that he loves being outdoors "just to get away from reality," explaining that "being able to escape and relax and just enjoy the sites and scenes just gives you a piece of serenity."
Bubba's favorite items are must-haves for camping enthusiasts, but they can also be used at tailgates, outdoor concerts, and beach outings. Check out his picks and race over to Amazon.
Columbia PFG Skiff Guide Zipperless Hardbody Thermal Cooler Pack
Use this Columbia cooler while you're camping, tailgating, or beaching. It has a 22-can capacity and a zipper-free lid that allows for quick access to food and drinks. It's leak-proof and has high-performance insulation that keeps ice cold for over 2 days.
Columbia Men's Tech Trail Crew Neck
This Columbia crew neck has UPF fabric to protect you from the sun while you spend time outdoors. It also has sweat-wicking properties, which keep you cool and your clothing dry, which also makes this a great shirt for workouts in addition to camping.
Columbia Mammoth Creek Tent
Columbia's Mammoth tent is available in options to sleep six, eight, and ten people. Each tent has ample internal space, high ceilings, and pull-out windows. The tent has pockets for storage and mess to maximize airflow. It's made from water-repellent fabric to keep you comfortable during unexpected rain.
Columbia Basin Trail Tension Chair with Mesh
If you love camping, tailgates, picnics, sports games, and outdoor parties, this chair is what you need. It has a 300-pound weight capacity, a supportive steel frame, and cup holders for your favorite beverages. It folds up and comes with a convenient carrying case so you can bring it anywhere you go.
GSI Outdoors Columbia 18 fl oz Double-Wall Insulated Vacuum Bottle with Screw-On Top
Use the Columbia Double-Wall Insulated Vacuum Bottle for ice-cold drinks or hot coffee. It keeps beverages cold for 18 hours and keeps drinks hot for 6 hours. This is another one of those items that can be used whether you're camping or not. In reality, it's an everyday essential.
Coleman RoadTrip 285 Portable Stand-Up Propane Grill
The Coleman RoadTrip Grill is easy to transport to your campsite or tailgate thanks to its quick-fold legs and 2 wheels. There are 3 adjustable temperature zones so you can cook multiple foods at once.
Columbia Men's Terminal Deflector Long Sleeve
If you love camping camping or exercising outdoors, the long-sleeve shirt is a must-buy. It has UPF 50 fabric for sun protection and wicking fabric that keeps you cool and dry.
Columbia Men's Outdry Boot
The Columbia Men's Outdry Boot is built to last from high-quality materials. It has omni-heat technology to manage body heat. The boot's rubber outsole provides great support no matter where you're hiking.
Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earphones
These wireless headphones have 9 hours of listening time and a built-in microphone. They're sweat-resistant and Amazon sells them in 8 different colors.
Beats Flex Wireless Earphones
If you're looking for reliable headphones at a lower price point, Bubba also recommends the Beats Flex Wireless Earphones. Amazon has 4 colors to choose from.
Columbia Men's Inner Limits II Jacket, Packable, Waterproof & Breathable
This is a men's jacket, but anyone can rock this. It's easy to pack, waterproof, and built to last.
Columbia Men's PFG Backcast III Water Short
This bathing suit's fabric blocks UVA and UVB rays. It's made from a breathable material and dries quickly when you're out of the water.
Columbia 40 Degree Coalridge Hooded Sleeping Bag
The Columbia 40 Degree Coalridge Hooded Sleeping Bag cinches closed to keep you insulated. It is water-resistant and it even maintains its thermal properties when wet. There's a stash pocket for your phone and other essentials.
Columbia Men's Vitesse Outdry Hiking Shoe
The Columbia Men's Vitesse Outdry Hiking Shoes have advanced technology to keep your feet dry on rainy days. They're made from high-quality materials that provide optimal comfort and performance for any activity.
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-Originally published April 2, 2021 at 3AM PT.