What: David Rothman book signing When: Thursday, March 27, 7 p.m. Where: The King’s English, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City Web: kingsenglish.com Note: Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of the featured book from The King’s English.
by Debbie Vance National Geographic’s December issue highlights an article entitled, “First Skiers” by Mark Jenkins, photographs by Jonas Bendiksen. The tagline reads: “The origin of the sport may lie in remote Chinese mountains, where skiing is still a way of life.” Place: Altay Mountains in western China Temperature: Negative 38 degrees Fahrenheit Equipment: “Handmade skis […]
by Debbie Vance David Rothman’s collection of ski essays, Living the Life, releases tomorrow! In honor of the occasion, let’s take a quick look at Petrarch, shall we? Francesco Petrarca–known as Petrarch to us English folk–was born on July 20, 1304, in Arezzo, Italy, just south of Florence. He is most notably known for popularizing a […]
by Debbie Vance In my ever-growing anticipation of David Rothman’s Living the Life book release (Ahem…Nov. 5), and my oh-so-belated interest in Pinterest, I’ve decided to create a Pin board specifically for the occasion. Adventurers, skiers, boarders, hikers, cuddle-by-the-fire-and-drink-cocao-ers…there’s something there for everyone. You can check it out here. Get on [pin] board (pun intended) with #LivingtheLife, […]
by Debbie Vance David Rothman joins us today with a few words of wisdom re: skiing, poetry, and life. All of which—might I add—he seems to have mastered on some intrinsic level. I have met few people for whom life is so full of intention. Rothman unites poetry, prose, and skiing with unparalleled gusto and, […]
by Debbie Vance David Rothman’s collection of mountain tales and ski essays, Living the Life, hits the shelves November 5th and will fill a regrettable hole in literature—namely, the absence of a written corpus dedicated to skiing, dedicated to revealing the intimate connection between skier, sport, mountain, and other snow/topography/thrill/ski aficionados. With magazines like Powder, […]