Julia Mancuso opinion: My friend Andy Wirth is a good guy | SierraSun.com

Julia Mancuso opinion: My friend Andy Wirth is a good guy

There are very few things that I love more then my home mountain Squaw Valley. Growing up in Olympic Valley helped to give me the tools and vision that I needed to be on the US Ski team and a gold, silver, and bronze medal Olympic Champion.

It has been a real treat to see all the improvements that my friend Andy Wirth and his team have done at Squaw in the past five years, from the small details to the exciting, awesome ideas such as connecting Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows via a gondola.

I’m so excited at the thought of being able to ride a gondola from Squaw to Alpine. I very much appreciate Andy’s love for the outdoors. We share the same passion for nature, and I can tell you that he cares just as much as I do about our mountains and forests.

Andy is a super authentic, friendly, and talented person. I know him personally, and simply put, he is a good guy. I know that he will continue to be a force of good for Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and our community.

I am grateful for Andy and Squaw Valley and want to thank them for continuing to improve our home mountain!

Julia Mancuso

Olympic Valley

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