Squaw’s Andy Wirth Named Disabled Sports USA Far West Citizen Of Year
The award is given for Squaw Valley and sister resort Alpine Meadows’ support of disabled sports and the organization’s mission. DS/USA said “the recipient has been instrumental in changing the lives of people with disabilities and especially service members disabled in Iraq and Afghanistan who participate in Disabled Sports programs.”
Squaw and Alpine have donated lift tickets and season passes, sponsored an “Ability Celebration snowsports camp for injured military servicemen and women, along with numerous “in kind” donations to advance the programs.
“We are so thrilled to present the award to Andy Wirth, said Disabled Sports’ Haakon Lang-Ree, “His incredible energy and leadership has allowed us to reach even more disabled students, including many veterans who have given so much.”
Photo: Squaw Valley CEO Andy Wirth receives DS/USA award (Squaw Valley)