Andy Wirth is the CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holding and is one of the reasons why Squaw Valley has such a good reputation. Born in Nuebrucke Germany, Andy was set for success as he began his college career in Colorado. Andy did many different things before he chose to settle down in marketing.
He got his start interning at Steamboat ski resort. Andy was one of the people that was instrumental during the merger of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. The idea of only one ticket to ski both mountains was genius.
Andy Wirth is a person that loves to take risks. He loves ski diving and participating in things such as this. Recently, Andy was ski diving with his friends when he accidentally lost his way. The ski diving accident almost took his total use of his arm. He was falling towards a vineyard when he hit a post.
When he hit the post he lost his arm for about 15 minutes. During surgery he lost some of his bicep and latisimus muscles. This is something that is taking him time to recover from and he is working hard to complete his therapy.
Bloomberg reported that because of the recent accident, Andy Wirth is working with the Wounded Warrior project. He is helping to raise money by asking for donations for the Navy Seal Foundation. Andy lives in Truckee with is wife. He is working hard to help Reno Nevada and Lake Tahoe to improve and greet more vacationers.
The casinos are an attraction for Nevada and the resorts or skiing is an attraction for Tahoe. An exclusive article from CrunchBase reveals that because of his recent accident Andy Wirth is working hard to make the most out of life and his career. His life is full of things that people would want to achieve. Working with the community and the Navy Seal Foundation is proving to be a good dose of medicine for Andy. You too can donate to the foundation.