President and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings Andy Wright has spent a tremendous amount of time and effort toward making Squaw Valley one of the most sought out destinations in the United States.
Wirth began is career at Squaw Valley in August of 2010 and became close friends with a well known and heavily experienced J.T. Holmes.
Holmes was widely known for his experience in BASE jumping and other extreme air sports. After a year of hearing how badly Wirth wanted to skydive, Holmes hooked him up with Sean McCormick.
McCormick, who as a Red Bull athlete helped certify Wirth to dive. Worth says he fell in love with his very first dive. the experience gave him thrills that were inexplainable, but he knew one thing for sure, he loved it. He and McCormick would die a often as possible, and the thrill filled dives started to seem much like an addiction.
Andy Wirth says that he remembers days when they would jump from the time the sun rose, until the moon was nearly out. In October 2013, Wirth was in a terrible accident while skydiving, which caused terrible injury to his arm, and nearly costed With his life.
After a few short months of healing both mentally and physically, Wirth was ready to return back to his beloved Lake Tahoe. While the experience was unsettling to say the least, Andy Wirth remained focused on Squaw Valley and the satisfaction of its visitors. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://about.me/andywirth
In July of 2013 the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority appointed Wirth as chairman. This was even more motivation for him to get back to success, he was ready to get back to running and cycling but most importantly, the resort.
Squaw Valley is one of the largest ski resorts in the United States. It is widely known for hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics.
The success of Squaw Valley should come as no surprise since Wirth has proven his dedication and commitment to making it one of the most attractive ski resorts the U.S. has to offer