Of all the 46 Presidents the United States has elected in its nearly 250-year history, President Gerald Ford takes the crown for best skier. The 38th President was an avid alpinist in his day and even owned a house in Vail where he regularly enjoyed hitting the slopes with his family. President Ford was quite the athlete, leading him to develop […]
The winter Olympic athletes were at the White House this weekend, at the invitation of the President, to celebrate their achievements in PyeongChang. The highlight of the day had to be Red Gerard, being, well, Red Gerard. When asked by the President to say a few words, he replied: “Dude, you can’t put me on the spot like this!”.
Squaw Valley CEO & President Andy Wirth is back at Squaw after spending 50 days in the hospital and enduring 21 surgeries on his right arm. Andy sustained a major arm injury on October 13th, 2013 after a crash landing in Lodi, CA after a skydive with pro skiers JT Holmes & Timy Dutton. Andy just put up an update on his condition on his Facebook page including a letter he wrote to Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of the band Pearl Jam. In this letter, Andy describes his accident and some of the […]
50-year-old President & CEO of Squaw Valley, Andy Wirth, was skydiving alone yesterday in Lodi, CA when he had a very hard landing. During the hard landing Andy badly injured his arm. The arm injury must be pretty bad because Andy has already had one surgery and he is scheduled for another. SnowBrains’ medical team has told us that an […]
President & CEO of Squaw Valley, Andy Wirth, has just written a piece in the Tahoe Tribune in response to all the feedback Squaw has gotten about their 101.5 acre Village proposal. Squaw has gotten a lot of feedback from the community about this project and its large size. Here is what Andy has to say about that feedback: “Most recently, we have been thinking about how to enhance the Village and make it more contemporary for the next generation of families and residents of […]