Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Edge of Never book signing at SIA Show, Jan. 28

It's trade show season again. While I'm in Salt Lake attending the Outdoor Retailer Show, LEKI USA, makers of Ski, Trekking and Nordic Walking poles is busy here and, next week, will be busy in Las Vegas, presenting their new lines.

If work takes you to the Ski Industries America trade show next week, here's an event you may want to attend:

Author and journalist William A. Kerig, a professional skier for 10 years and co-producer of Steep, a feature documentary about big-mountain skiing, will appear with skiing icon Glen Plake at a book signing event in the LEKI USA booth (no. U88) at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 28.

Kerig’s book, The Edge of Never, is the saga of world-famous skier Trevor Peterson’s death in Chamonix in 1996, and the attempt by his 18-year-old son, Kye, to conquer the same deadly couloir that killed his father.

The SIA Show is closed to the public, so you need to be in the industry or need to befriend a local retailer, to get you in.