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Riverwalk Center Welcomes National Geographic Live

Published: March 31, 2015

Riverwalk Welcomes National Geographic LiveThe three-part National Geographic Live speaker series will come to Breckenridge this upcoming winter season! BreckCreate will host the event at the Riverwalk Center to welcome a range of photographers, experienced explorers and filmmakers to our adventurous mountain town. This event will be the first National Geographic Live series to take place in Colorado, bringing once in a lifetime, world traveled speakers and their quest to conquer the most extreme events and conditions.

Andy van Duym, the vice president of National Geographic Live expressed his excitement in bringing the series to Summit County. He explained that, “at National Geographic, we believe in the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world. People in Breckenridge love nature and the outdoors, so I’m sure that the entertaining stories that National Geographic’s explorers share through the series will be a hit with the community.”

National Geographic Live Series Schedule: 

Untamed Antarctica: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Cory Richards and Mike Libecki recap the first ever climb of Birtha’s Tower, a 2,000 foot spire in Antarctica’s Wohlthat Range. Listen while the accomplished climbers share their memories of complete isolation, facing elements of surging wind, freezing temperatures and hanging from high elevations!

The Lens of Adventure: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The award winning filmmaker Bryan Smith shares compelling first, hand stories from some of his most extreme expeditions and challenging feats. Enjoy a cinematographer’s account of climbing mountains and paddling down waterfalls with camera equipment at the ready. The breathtaking footage and story behind the camera will inspire every individual in the audience!

Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The photographic team of David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes take you underwater to locations from the tropics to the polar ice. David Doubilet is currently the world’s leading underwater photographer and has shared his photographs with over 70 National Geographic stories. This dynamic duo envelops the audience within the land of the unknown, as parasites and seal bites do little to deter their drive for exploration.

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