Routt County Spotlight: Jeff Worst |

Routt County Spotlight: Jeff Worst

Age: 38

Occupation: Owner of Pioneer Spirits

Place of birth: Irving, Texas

Q. When did you move to Routt County, and what brought you here?

A. In 2000. I came for the snow, but stayed for the summertime.

Q. What's the biggest risk you've taken recently?

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A. Opening a business.

Q. Describe your morning routine.

A. Start a cup of coffee, walk the dog, take a shower, then get ready for work.

Q. What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

A. Wherever you go, there you are.

Q. What would you want people to know about you?

A. I'm a hard worker and I'm loyal.

Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?

A. An astronaut or a pilot.

Q. If you could invite any two people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?

A. Pelé and Franz Beckenbauer.

Q. Do you collect anything?

A. Beer steins.

Q. What was your first job?

A. Frying corndogs at the state fair.

Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?

A. Batman — it must be the revenge factor.

Q.Do you have any phobias?

A. Drowning.

Q. If you could go back in time, to what event or time period would you go?

A. The early 1970s, for the rock 'n' roll.

Q. What is your favorite thing to do in Routt County?

A. Spending time outdoors.


Song: "Eminence Front," by The Who

Color: Purple

Food: Anything we make at home

Sport to watch: Soccer

Vacation spot: Kauai

Recreational activity: Snowboarding or golf

Magazine: Travel and Leisure Magazine

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