Thursday, December 14, 2017 – 6:00pm
At the Donovan Pavilion
This event is collaboration between Vail Symposium and the Bookworm of Edwards, presented in partnership with the Vail Public Library.
Tickets: $10; available for purchase here
Summiting Kilimanjaro clad only in a pair of shorts may sound insane. So when Scott Carney, an investigative journalist and anthropologist, heard about Dutch fitness guru Wim Hof’s unbelievable methods and claims that he could “hack” the human body, he made the trek to Poland to expose this fraud. But in just a few days, Carney found himself changing his mind, beginning a friendship and a new adventure.
Carney’s book chronicles his journey to push himself mentally and physically using Hof’s methof of cold exposure, breath-holding and meditation to show how our bodies can thrive when we push them to the limits.