Wally is our new Wester Australia region sales rep. Wally Hild is a retired broadcaster with 36 years in radio and TV in Perth and Sydney including stations in Melbourne and Adelaide. He's been a community leader in Penticton and was chosen as citizen of the month by the Mayor in October 2003. He's a former member of the Board of Ironman Australia Race Society, cofounder of the Peach City Beach Cruise and a retired paidoncall firefighter.
Wally is a cancer survivor and a twotime Ironman Australia finisher. He's written two books on those experiences and his story is also in the "6th Bowl Of Chicken Soup For The Soul. "He's the drummer and lead singer in his band Top Dead Center. Wally's been restoring antique Chevys for more than 40 years and leads a very active lifestyle, working out 6 days a week playing hockey, body building, swimming and running.
Here is what Wally had to say about joining our team: "I'm thrilled to be part of the team at Beyond 50 because this magazine embodies everything I believe in. Fifty is a starting point in life exploration, not a slide into the grave. When I hit the halfcentury mark fifty, I embraced the future with tenacity.Beyond 50 is full of this kind of love of life and vitality from a host of contributors who embrace the lifestyle the Okanagan provides. The future is bright, there is so much yet to do and I look forward to meeting you."