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Exploring Legends With Extreme Skier Kristen Ulmer

Kristen Ulmer is a former professional extreme skier and author of, “The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won’t Work and What to Do Instead.” Born in Henniker, NH, Ulmer moved to Salt Lake City to attend the University of Utah. In 1986, she started competing in mogul skiing and filming extreme ski movies, which led to her two-decade-long career as a professional skier.

Ulmer was on the U.S. Ski Team for moguls in 1991. She also starred in more than 20 ski movies, and was called by ski media the best woman big-mountain extreme skier in the world. She is known for jumping off 70-foot cliffs, throwing flips and ski mountaineering feats such as being the first female skier to descend Wyoming’s Grand Teton. An avid rock and ice climber, paraglider pilot, adventure cyclist and kite-boarder, Ulmer was also voted by the outdoor industry in a 2000 Women’s Sports and Fitness Magazine poll to be the most extreme woman athlete in North America, beating out women in all sports disciplines. She retired from professional athletics in 2003.

Interviewer Jim Clash FR’99 will discuss with Ulmer her colorful skiing career, appearances in Warren Miller’s famous ski films, how to deal with fear, women in athletics and what she’s up to now including her workshops and facilitation tool, “Shift, the Game of 10,000 Wisdoms.”

At the end of the interview, as is customary, Jim will open the floor to audience questions. After the event, Ulmer will sign copies of her book “Fear.”

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 6:00 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Interview, Q&A to follow

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Member Ticket Price: $10

Guest Ticket Price: $25

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