My brother is currently living in Hawaii studying leptospirosis. Wiki Definition of leptospirosis: The infection is commonly transmitted to humans by allowing water that has been contaminated by animal urine to come in contact with unhealed breaks in the skin, eyes or with the mucous membranes. He's a scientist (I'm proud of him). He sent me this pic taken by his G10 (I'm jealous of his camera). And his description below...Caught this rainbow over hanalei bay, looking southwest, early in themorning. The bay stays pretty calm in the summer. Some people stayanchored there for months at a time. It's controversial though becausethe anchors damage the reef and many of the boats dump there sewage intothe bay. But actually, most of the homes in the bay are on a septicsystem and when they get a lot of rain (which happens all the time) theseptic tanks back up and spill over delivering there share of"nutrients" into the bay. The added nutrients increase bacterial loadsin the bay, and also increase algal blooms which and can deplete oxygenlevels in the water ultimately damaging the reef and therefore the wholesystem.Some groups argue that the town needs a sewage treatment plant or elsethe bay will continue to degrade as a result of aging septic systems.Others argue that a treatment facility will allow for furtherdevelopment of the bay and ultimately impact the region even more.
Kye Petersen was born to be a skier. His father, Trevor Petersen, was the ski mountaineer that all the skiers were talking about and whistler was home. What looked to be a ski fairy tale of a life for Kye, all of a sudden wasn’t…Trevor was killed in an avalanche in France. Kye was six years old. The podcast is the story of a kid, who once had a lot of attitude, finding his way, for the most part on his own. Do not miss this one.
Kye Petersen Show Notes:
2:00: Pemberton compound, injury, 4FRNT Skis, and a new sponsor
9:00: Growing up in Whistler without his Dad
15:00: The new school ski movement
19:00: Evo: The best online experience in action sports with retail to back it up
RESQWATER (enter the code resqwatertpm for a 20% discount on a 12 pack)
21:15: Moving to Hawaii, The Pettit’s, and sponsorship
28:00: Weed and High School
37:00: Contests and more
40:40: Spy Optics: Get 20% off on their site Spyoptic.com using the code TPM20
The 10 Barrel Brewery: My favorite is 'Out of Office' Pilsner
42:00: 2005, The Edge of Never, Chamonix and filming
61:00: Inappropriate Questions with Sean Pettit