He recalls remaining composed and focusing his attention to the song ‘Just Breath’ by the Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vender to thwart pain. He discovered he might bleed to death and he had to use his left arm to stop the bleeding from the artery. He recounts how painful it was to move his left arm even an inch; however, he had to do it. His Facebook Post designed as a letter to Vender; illustrate his efforts to remain alive. This was an expression of his admiration of Vender’s music. He narrates how the “Just Breath” helped him retain his composure.
During an interview carried out as he was undergoing physical therapy, he said after landing on the vineyard and checking his arm, the reality of a severe injury hit him. He recounts that his arm was torn up, elbow dislocated, tissue tore and the brachial artery bleeding profusely. He utilized his previous experiences to survive, which includes; rescuing traumatic injured victims and his services at North Routt Fire Protection District ambulance crew. In addition, he managed to maintain his emotion at a normal level through the ‘Just Breath’ song.
Andy Wirth has an experience of over 25 years working in the Mountain resort and hotel industry. His career began in 1986 at Steamboat Springs Resort; here he served in various leadership and supervisory positions. After series of mergers, he was appointed to an influential and respectable position. For example after Intrawest acquired Steamboat in 2007, Wirth became the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President. He was born on July 25, 1963 in Neubruckle, West Germany. He pursued a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University. He is an active humanitarian and strongly advocates for clean and sustainable environment. This recap was originally published on STEAMBOAT TODAY.