Most people spend a fair amount of time thinking about nature. It’s a rare person who hasn’t considered the fun offered by an exciting day spent on the slopes.
And at the same time it’s easy to conjure up images of a warm cup of hot chocolate after spending all that time on the slopes. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSquawValley/posts/10152191670133708
But most people never move beyond simply dreaming about such an adventure. But one man believes he’s up to the task of convincing people to give nature a chance. This man is Andy Wirth, and he’s recently been appointed chairman of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board.
The position is largely concerned with getting people off the of couch and onto a plane. And in particular these are planes which are headed off into some of the most beautiful natural landscapes which anyone could ever hope to see. It might seem like an easy sell at first.
But again, people are becoming more and more sedentary these days. People might know that they’d have fun if they simply ventured out for a great day of sunlight and fresh air. But just because someone knows it’s going to be great doesn’t mean they’re going to actually go for it.
The position isn’t just about showing people the sights. It’s about actually prompting them with real calls to action that’ll get them off of their couches and into adventure.
And this is exactly why Andy Wirth is the perfect person for the position. Locals know him as the CEO of Squaw Valley Ski. He’s done an amazing job in that position to prompt people to check out the sheer wonder and majesty of that range. But people further away might know him best as a death defying CEO.
Andy Wirth caught national attention when a skydiving accident caused rather severe physical injuries. And his recovery and desire to push his limits inspired the public to do the same. His love of the natural world was enough to push him to recover his health in order to get back into it.
This, in turn, prompted others to follow his lead and see what the world has to offer. It’s clear that Andy Wirth will be able to offer that same enthusiasm in his new position as well.