For this episode's special guest, we have paramedic Kevin Grange. He is also an award-winning freelance writer who talks about the medical field adventure and travel. We will talk about some of those adventures and travel and what it takes to work in the national parks. As a paramedic, He's got some very cool stories. And we're also getting up some tips with Spring Break ahead and outdoor adventure season coming about how to be safe in the outdoors. Let's jump right into this episode with Kevin.
In this episode, you will learn:
👉What it's like to be a paramedic in the park;
👉How does that differ from being a firefighter to a medic in Jackson Hole;
👉A glimpse of practicing emergency medicine on the streets of Los Angeles thru his book called Lights and Sirens;
👉An overview of a paramedic's extreme adventures in Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton thru his book called Wild Adventures;
👉How how do you stay proficient in so many disciplines;
👉When is the best time to be a leader;
👉What are the 10 essentials you need for Spring Break;
👉And many more!
ABOUT THE GUEST
Kevin Grange is an award-winning freelance writer with an emphasis on the medical field, adventure and travel.
His new book, WILD RESCUES: A Paramedic’s Extreme Adventures in Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton was published by Chicago Review Press in April 2021.
In June 2015, Berkley Books, a division of Penguin Random House, published Kevin’s new memoir LIGHTS AND SIRENS: The Education of a Paramedic. LIGHTS AND SIRENS is a true account of going through UCLA’s famed Daniel Freeman Paramedic Program—and practicing emergency medicine on the streets of Los Angeles.
Kevin is represented by Jane Dystel of Dystel and Goderich Literary Management.
Kevin has also written for National Parks Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, Yoga Journal and The Orange County Register, among others.
In 2011, The University of Nebraska Press published Kevin’s travel memoir, BENEATH BLOSSOM RAIN, about his 24-day trek through the HimalayanKingdom of Bhutan. The memoir has received wide press in the United States; is available on the Kindle and Nook, as an audiobook from Audible.com and will be translated and published in China, India and Latvia.
Along with writing, Kevin is honored to work as a firefighter/paramedic with Jackson Hole Fire/EMS and Grand Teton National Park in the beautiful town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.