Liam Fitzgerald on The Long and Winding Road - literally and figuratively
Liam Fitzgerald’s former job sets the bar for stressful jobs.As the lead avalanche forecaster for the Utah Department of Transportation (and the Little Cottonwood Canyon Highway - you know, the road that leads up to Alta and Snowbird), every day, he decided whether it was safe enough for the public to drive up or down the highway.
Curious what it’s like to do that job? What goes into keeping us safe as we drive highways through mountains without giving it a second thought? Then listen on because I’m excited to have Liam with us today. You’ll find articles on Liam in New York Times and Powder Magazine, who puts him in the category of iconic figures who defined skiing.
He has a fascinating life story - one where he sort of happened into the industry, and kept being jobs he wasn’t quite qualified for(not the UDOT job, don’t worry.) but worked himself into being qualified
Hope you have fun listening to the many stories.
With that, let’s listen in and gear up for what’s next.
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