Hailey Swirbul on Other Plans
Hailey Swirbul is one of the most well-known athletes to come out of the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club (AVSC) in the Roaring Fork Valley. Swirbul, a Basalt High School graduate, rose through the ranks in the nordic skiing world to become the most decorated junior national team member and represented the United States in the 2022 Beijing winter Olympics. We talk about how she got started, the highs and lows of being a professional athlete, the importance of coaches, and much more.
Host Abby Gierke interviews locals about what they do for work and how it affects their lives. This show airs on the third Wednesday of every month.