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Routt County Spotlight

Joanne Nichole Richards

Age: 23

Occupation: Emergency department technician, Snowboard Instructor



Place of birth: Toledo, Ohio

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



A: I moved here in December of 2001 to work as a snowboard instructor

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently?

A: Entering my first Town Challenge mountain bike race.

Q: Describe your morning routine.

A: Wake up to the face of my roommate’s dog, Buddah, drink copious amounts of coffee and head to work.

Q: Has a book ever changed your life? What was it and why?

A: Ayn Rand’s, “The Fountainhead.” I read it when I was 17 and had never before imagined the thinking that she proposed.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: From my mother, don’t get yourself into anything that you can’t get out of.

Q: When you meet someone new, what are the first three things you say about yourself?

A: That I’m 23, that I like to rock climb and that I’d like to be rock climbing more.

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A: An artist and a doctor (I had it all worked out).

Q: In the Meatloaf song, “I’ll do anything for love, but I won’t do that.” What is “that”?

A: Who knows, it’s Meatloaf we’re talking about, probably cutting his hair.

Q: Do you collect anything?

A: Too much outdoor gear.

Favorites

Book: The Dharma Bums

Song: Dire Straits’ “Romeo and Juliet”

Color: blue

Food: all

Sport to watch: College football

Vacation spot: Joshua Tree

Recreational activity: summer – climbing, winter – snowboarding

Movie: “The Breakfast Club”

TV show: Monster Garage


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