Routt County Spotlight: Darcy Horath
February 10, 2008
Steamboat Springs — Age: 23
Occupation: Public Relations Coordinator for Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.
Place of birth: Palos Heights, Ill.
Q. When did you move to Routt County, and what brought you here?
A. October 2007 – because I scored my awesome job with SSRC.
Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently?
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A. I have to shovel the snow off of my roof this week – hopefully I won’t be on crutches next week.
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Hit the snooze button a couple of times, take a shower, get ready, have my morning dose of Airborne, brush the snow off my car, realize my Honda is stuck in the driveway yet again, call AAA.
Q. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
A. It’s not the size of the dog in the fight. It’s the size of the fight in the dog. (However, I’m still planning on having a growth spurt.)
Q. What three things would you want people to know about you?
A. 1. I’ve had a conversation with Coolio. I think I’m probably more gangsta than he is. 2. I’ve traveled around North America, Australia, Europe and Asia. South America is next on the list. 3. I’ll try anything once.
Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?
A. A rock star – I play a wicked set of spoons.
Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be, and what would you talk about?
A. Bret Michaels, Tila Tequila, Flava Flav, and New York – I’d ask them for relationship advice.
Q. In the Meatloaf song, “I’ll do anything for love, but I won’t do that,” what is that?
A. Listen to Creed and/or Lifehouse and/or that Aerosmith song from “Armageddon.”
Q. What was your first job?
A. A lifeguard at the Park Forest Aqua Center – where, more often than not, our guests didn’t know how to swim.
Q. What is your favorite thing to do in Routt County?
A. Eat elk. Who knew those guys would taste so darn good?
Book: “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” by Audrey Niffenegger
Song: “Black Betty”
Color: I can never decide. I’m going through a green phase.
Food: Seared Ahi Tuna
Sport to watch: Volleyball
Vacation spot: Greece or Laos
Recreational activity: Shredding sic gnar pow