The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney

 On the Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney explore a wide variety of topics from health, fitness and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle and education. Lynn Ware Peek is an endurance athlete. and lover of the mountain lifestyle. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete, an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle, and sits on the Park City City Council.  

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The Mountain Life - July 23, 2014

Jul 23, 2014

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney started today's episode with a conversation with a group of accomplished runners and their parents. These kids have set world records and can tick off a 5K in about 16 minutes - some of them actually beat Tim Henney during the annual 4th Of July Fun Run. Next up, they spoke with Zelda La Grange, author of Good Morning Mr. Mandela. She was Nelson Mandela's long-time personal assistant and honorary 'granddaughter.'

Tim Henney and guest co-host Chris Cherniak started off today's show with a conversation with Paul Greenberg, author of American Catch - The Fight For Our Local Seafood. Dr. Ariel Ford, a clinical psychologist, then joined the show to talk about her combination of Western science and Eastern thought in her practice. Finally, Leslie Miller joined the show to talk about a University Of Utah sponsored environmental symposium called Reimagine Western Landscapes.

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney were joined this week by Dr. Cary Sennett, President & CEO of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. They talked about a new report from the CDC detailing declining asthma rates in the US as well as tips for managing the condition, etc. Todd Hageman, technical director for the Tour of Utah also joined the show to talk about Kamas being a stop on the next Tour, coming in August. Katie Stellpflug, owner of Artique, also joined the show to talk about the Tour - she is on the local organizing committee.

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney spoke with Eileen Dunn, owner of Done To Your Taste catering. It's grown to be a competitive business and she talks about how it all got started for her, etc. Writer and adventurer Brian Benson then joins the show to talk about biking while trying to woo the love of his life.

The first guest is two time former Park City Mayor, Brad Olch. He has made many a lot of observations around the globe about what works in towns like ours.  The second guest is Greg McKewen, author of the book "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less".

First we talk with Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, theirs is a love story you need to hear directly from them to believe.  He’s one of the West Memphis three, accused and convicted of murders he doesn’t commit, she falls in love with him while in prison and lobbies for his release.  Yours for Eternity.  A love story on death row. The second guest is Dr. Katherine Beals, a sport nutritionist who focuses on eating disorders and nutrition needs of female and elite athletes.

The Mountain Life - June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014

Today in the program, we’ll speak with Andy Hall, he’s the author of Denali’s Howl, The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America’s Wildest Peak.  It’s about the 1967 climbing expedition led by a boy form Utah, Joe Wilcox that ended in the death of seven out of the 12 climbers on the expedition. Our second guest is Michael Russer, he’s an international speaker and lecturer who talks about surviving prostate cancer, how it rendered him impotent and how he has reshaped his outlook and ability to experience intimacy in diverse ways.

First we'll speak with Philippe Petit, the "Man on Wire,"  about how walking on a tight rope between the World Trade Centers twin towers was not a daredevil act, it was a creative process.  His new book is Creativity:  The Perfect Crime. Then Jowita Bydlowska, author of the book, Drunk Mom.  It's a memoir with a simple title that says it all.  Performing the world's most important job as a drunk.  She talks about what she has learned about addiction, recovery and how she has to overcome every single day.

The Mountain Life - May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014

First Tim and Lynn speak with Heather Deford, PT, at the Park City Medical Center who specializes in women's pelvic floor. The second half of the show features Jo Becker, New York Times writer and Pulitzer prize winner - with her new book: “Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality".

 

The Mountain Life - May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014

Travis McGhee and Mike Lynch from CrossFitMiners Town and the push up fundraiser event - how many push ups can you do in 90 seconds?  All money raised goes towards the veterans organization Boot Campaign. Then Christopher Nowinski, author the Head Games:  Football's Concussion Crisis.  Nowinski can be credited with bringing awareness and exposing concussion as a public health crisis. Finally Charlie Sturgis of Mountain Trails Foundation who talks about creating a membership base and this months membership drive.

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