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Colin O’Brady discusses and signs The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice--Crossing Antarctica Alone

Colin O’Brady book signing on Wednesday, March 4,at 7pm

Prior to December 2018, no individual had ever crossed the landmass of Antarctica alone, without support and completely human powered. Yet, Colin O'Brady was determined to do just that, even if, ten years earlier, there was doubt that he'd ever walk again normally. From the depths of a tragic accident, he fought his way back. In a quest to unlock his potential and discover what was possible, he went on to set three mountaineering world records before turning to this historic Antarctic challenge.

O'Brady's pursuit of a goal that had eluded many others was made even more intense by a head-to-head battle that emerged with British polar explorer Captain Louis Rudd--also striving to be "the first." Enduring Antarctica's sub-zero temperatures and pulling a sled that initially weighed 375 pounds--in complete isolation and through a succession of whiteouts, storms, and a series of near disasters--O'Brady persevered.  Alone with his thoughts for nearly two months in the vastness of the frozen continent--gripped by fear and doubt--he reflected on his past, seeking courage and inspiration in the relationships and experiences that had shaped his life.

Honest, deeply moving, filled with moments of vulnerability--and set against the backdrop of some of the most extreme environments on earth, from Mt. Everest to Antarctica-- The Impossible First reveals how anyone can reject limits, overcome immense obstacles, and discover what matters most. (Scribner Book Company)

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice—Crossing Antarctica Alone Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982133115
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - January 14th, 2020

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