***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
SNOWBOARD MOUNTAINEER STEPHEN KOCH WILL PRESENT A SLIDESHOW AT
THE TETONS TO
TICKETS ARE $5 AT THE DOOR (ticket sales will benefit www.avalancheawareness.org)
Please join Stephen
Koch at his upcoming slideshow where he will present photos and riveting tales
of adventure and courage drawn from his pioneering snowboard descents in
Stephen is one of
the most accomplished snowboard mountaineers in the world. What sets him apart
from many snowboarders and skiers is his ability to safely and swiftly climb
the terrain he then descends. Seeking out aesthetic and challenging lines
regardless of their altitude, Stephen has accomplished over 40 first descents
Stephen is the
survivor of an avalanche that occurred on the attempted first snowboard descent
The intensity, dedication and uniqueness of his achievements have made him well-respected and admired both within and outside of the mountaineering community. His slideshows appeal to students, both experienced and armchair mountaineers, the aspiring alpinist, and snowboarders of all levels. The slideshow provides Stephen with an opportunity to share how it is possible to make a dream reality, and how to find, and sustain, the inspiration to follow through with goals. He emphasizes how to set high goals for oneself and stop at nothing to attain them. His show contains his photographs, as well as those of several other top outdoor photographers, including Jimmy Chin.
Please also note that the March, 2004 issue of OUTSIDE magazine is doing a cover and feature story on the Everest Expedition, which will be available in mid-February.