Adventurer of the Year: Jennifer Pharr Davis


Community Read : The Pursuit of Endurance by Jennifer Pharr Davis

Location: Legion Room
Date: Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: In anticipation of a visit next week by Jennifer Phar Davis, a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, we'll be discussing her book: 'The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience.'


Adventurer of the Year: Jennifer Pharr Davis

Location: Library Theatre
Date: Thursday, August 1st, 2019
Times: 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description: In 2012, Jennifer Pharr Davis was named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. Jennifer received this distinction after she broke the speed record on the Appalachian Trail. She hiked 2,181 miles in 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes - beating the previous record by 26 hours! In addition to being a record-setting hiker who has traversed more than 14,000 miles of trails, Jennifer is also an accomplished author and public speaker. Please join us as Jennifer shares stories, slides, and excerpts from her latest book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience, which recently came out in paperback and has been called "a captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off.” (Kirkus Reviews)