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"Beyond the formative effects of reading on the individuals composing society, the fact that they have read the same books gives them experiences and ideas in common. These constitute a kind of shorthand of ideas which helps make communication quicker and more efficient. That is what we mean when we say figuratively of another person, We speak the same language."

—Charles Scribner, Jr.

 

Women are not Small Men

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  • All Ages
When February 5, 2014
from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Where Vail Public Library's Community Room
Contact Name Vail Public Library
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Contact Phone 970-479-2187
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Guest speaker Jeannie Thoren will share her popular presentation, “Women are not Small Men,” and explain its driving philosophy at the Town of Vail Public Library. Thoren will explain the differences in male and female skeletal structure and how these differences influence one’s ability to make a ski perform properly. She will also discuss the evolution of women-specific ski equipment and the need for gender-specific equipment. The most common skiing problems for women are: sitting back, ski tips wander or cross, heels lifting in the boots, cold feet and/or cramping, fatiguing easily and skiing “knock-kneed.”

 

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