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Helen Thayer's Life Achievements On Tuesday's Access Utah

Today's Broadcast of "Access Utah" is an encore presentation from 2012.

Today on "Access Utah" we revisit an conversation with National Geographic Explorer and Bestselling Author Helen Thayer. Thayer, with her many achievements, has lived a life adventure. She once walked 4,000 miles across the Sahara from Morocco to the Nile River, Kayaked 2,200 miles of the Amazon River, and became the first woman to travel alone to any of the world's Poles when she skied to the Magnetic North Pole without dog sled, snowmobile, resupply or support. We spoke with Helen Thayer and 2012 about her adventurous accomplishments and starting the resource program for children Adventure Classroom. 

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.