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Jesse accepts final rose; Breckenridge snowboarder finds love on ‘The Bachelorette’

Leslie Brefeld
Summit County correspondent
Vail CO, Colorado
Craig Sjodin/Special to the DailyPictured is Summit County local Jesse Csincsak across from DeAnna Pappas in the first episode of ABC's 'The Bachelorette.' Csincsak is engaged to Pappas after she accepted his marriage proposal in Monday night's season finale.

After eight episodes of romance, having winnowed down 25 candidates, the 26-year-old woman picked Jesse over Jason in Monday night’s season finale of the romantic reality show.

Jason is a 31-year-old real estate agent from Kirkland, Wash., who warmed up to DeAnna with his 3-year-old son in mind.

Csincsak first came into our TV consciousness just before his “Bachelorette” debut, cast in a February edition of MTV’s “Made” as the coach for a bubbly blonde who had the dream of becoming a hard-core snowboarder.

By May, he was on the small screen again on the unscripted ABC show.

Csincsak made an impression right away on bachelorette DeAnna with his colorful jacket and shoes.

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The stylish outburst set him apart, and won him a “first impression rose,” that allowed him to stay with DeAnna in her mansion for the first week.

Pappas, who was the last woman standing on a former episode of “The Bachelor,” was happy to become friends first with Csincsak.

Pappas continued offering and Csincsak accepting roses through “The Bachelorette” dates, which began in May.

Csincsak endeared himself by staying close to DeAnna’s side.

He also made some smooth moves along the way, including a quick rescue when she fell from a mechanical bull and a serenade delivered on bended knee.

As fewer men remained, their relationship furthered.

The two bonded more intensely while ATV riding and by sharing a kiss while on horseback through the ocean.

The two decided to take their relationship to the next level, when Jesse asked Pappas to be his wife in the season finale, and she accepted.

During an interview earlier this year, Csincsak said he was snowboarding with sponsorships from Shady LTD, Zero Gloves, Screamer Hats and Unity Snowboards, while also continuing to be an instructor at Breckenridge.

Look for an interview with Csincsak in an upcoming edition of the Summit Daily News.

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