Brendan Leonard Presentation / Book Signings

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Denver-based Brendan Leonard is most known for the funny and inspirational adventure essays he’s published on Semi-Rad.com since 2011, but his path to the mountains started in a much darker place. Join him for a “motivational stand-up comedy show” inspired by his new book Sixty Meters to Anywhere, one of Amazon’s “Best Books of the Year So Far” in 2016.

“Ultimately, this is a book about finding an identity, and that is a universal story” –Gear Junkie

Leonard’s writing has appeared in Backpacker, Outside, Men’s Journal, High Country News, Adventure Cyclist and dozens of other publications. He is a contributing editor at Adventure Journal and the podcast The Dirtbag Diaries, and he has co-written and coproduced films that have won awards at the Banff Mountain Film Festival and the 5Point Film Festival.

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“I think we all need to spend more time doing things we love, going to places that make us feel small, remembering to laugh at ourselves, and getting a little cold, tired, and scared every once in a while.” Join Brendan for a motivation and inspirational tale, Sixty Meters to Anywhere, as Brendan shares his personal journey.  Expect to laugh, learn, and to be inspired.

 

PRESENTATIONS / BOOK SIGNINGS

Saturday 5pm Falling Rock Cafe and Book Store

Sunday 9am Michigan Ice Fest Headquarters