Mike Pennels

Michael Pennels was born on June 20,1988 in Severna Park, MD. Throughout his childhood and teenage years he lived with his family in the ski towns of Durango, CO and Park City, UT. Michael’s passion for skiing and snowboarding brought the family to Park City nine years ago.

A member of the Brant Moles’ Big Mountain ski team for three years, a saxophonist for Mr. Chris Taylor’s jazz band and varsity jazz band for six years, and bassoonist in Taylor’s wind ensemble for three years, and a certified SCUBA diver for seven years, Mike’s interests were many and diverse. He enjoyed world travel to ski and SCUBA locations. His fearless, adventure-seeking personality lead him to revel in such sports as bungee jumping and sky diving as well as race car driving. He had nearly attained his private pilot’s license at OK3 Air in Heber by the age of 16.

With honors, Mike graduated in June 2006. He played for the PCHS water polo team and life guarded at the Ecker Hill swimming pool. After graduation he completed a year at the University of Utah and worked at the Redstone Cinema.