SKIING INTO THE BRIGHT OPEN virtual event with the North Suburban Center for the Arts and Liv Arnesen

Liv Arnesen will join a virtual event with the North Suburban Center for the Arts on Thursday, November 11 for a reading and discussion of her new book, SKIING INTO THE BRIGHT OPEN.
When Nov 11, 2021
from 19:30 PM to 20:30 PM
Where Virtual (more info below)
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The first woman to ski solo to the South Pole tells the story of what it took to get thereLiv Arnesen will join a virtual event with the North Suburban Center for the Arts on Thursday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. for a reading and discussion of her new book, Skiing into the Bright Open: My Solo Journey to the South Pole. The access link for the Zoom event will be available here on the day of the event.

Liv Arnesen describes the exhausting, exhilarating experience of being the first known woman to ski unsupported to the South Pole. A story of gritty determination, thrilling achievement, and perseverance in the face of daunting odds, it is, ultimately, an object lesson in the power of a dream if one is willing to pursue it to the ends of the earth.

"Skiing into the Bright Open is an inspiring memoir about the gritty determination that’s needed to achieve dreams and accomplish feats that once seemed impossible." —Foreword 

"Amid sundry accounts of other great polar achievements, overwhelmingly by men, Arnesen tells her story almost effortlessly, even chummily, sidestepping the usual tone of turmoil." —Star Tribune

"Skiing into the Bright Open by Liv Arnesen is a remarkable book that documents an incredible achievement. This gripping and personal narrative of Arnesen’s preparations and her solo journey on skis to the south pole is an unforgettable tale of focus and persistence. While hauling a 220-pound sledge across stastrugi and crevasses for 1200 kilometers, the author comes through as a person I would very much like to meet." —Arlene Blum, author of Annapurna: A Woman's Place and Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life