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A Hemingway Night with Jim Clash FR '99

Ernest Hemingway famously said: "Auto-racing, bull-fighting and mountain-climbing are the only real sports...all others are games." The great writer's point was that when genuine risk is involved, an experience becomes more meaningful. The quote has inspired countless explorers, adventurers and athletes over the decades. Come hear adventure journalist Jim Clash FR '99 discuss and dissect Hemingway's notion - and update it to include areas the author did not anticipate during his lifetime, including space travel and deep ocean exploration.

Clash, a Club director and creator of the Club's Exploring Legends series, will also draw upon his own experiences in each area. He has driven Indy race cars in excess of 200 mph, climbed a number of mountains including the Matterhorn, Aconcagua and virgin peaks in Antarctica and Greenland, and recently returned from bull-fighting where he broke three ribs (among other things).

After the talk, Clash will have on sale his latest books, "The Right Stuff: Interviews with Icons" - both the 1950s/60s and the 1970s/80s editions. The night promises a fascinating mix of adventure, exploration and literature.

Date: 04/17/2014

Time: 6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Lecture

Location: The Trophy Room, NYC Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Member Ticket Price: Free

Guest Ticket Price: $20

Student Ticket Price:

Free to EC Student Members, $5 w/ a valid Student ID

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are suggested on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please call 212-628-8383, or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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