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Mountain Summer - August 1, 2014

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John Wells and Meisha Lawson had a load of updates for your Mountain Summer on this episode, including the latest on the Park City Extreme Cup Soccer, featuring over 400 youth soccer teams from 5 states. Travis English and Cliff Blonquist from PCRA Rodeo updated us on The Summit County Fair and Patrick Cone joined the show to talk about The Best Of Park City, published earlier in the week in The Park Record.

John's curiosity with science and technology began at the age of 7 with the country's space program. With a subscription his parents gave him to Popular Science and Popular Mechanics along with other periodicals and Walter Cronkite's evening broadcast he studied everything space. He followed the lives of America's test pilots and astronauts who piloted Mercury, Gemini and Apollo spacecraft. His curiosity in how things were built led him to dismantling the family's window fan, toaster and lawnmower. Taking apart things was easy. Putting them back together, well, not so much. John grew up in New York state and Massachusetts with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He received a BA in Economics and Sociology from the University of Maryland.
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