Slide show and talk by endurance athlete
benefits Recreation Program
Live the adventure of a seven-day, 150-mile stage race along
the west coast of Costa Rica with ultra endurance athlete Terri
Schneider. On Friday, May 20, Schneider will give a talk
and show slides of her experience as a participant in the Coastal
Challenge Costa Rica adventure race. The presentation will be
from 7 to 9 p.m. in Classroom Unit 1.
will take the audience on an epic adventure while inspiring
the audience to embrace challenge as it appears in their own
lives. Among the themes of her talk are the power of team, the
virtues of risk, adapt or fail, and reach beyond potential.
Schneider has given presentations on these themes to industry
leaders at WalMart, Seagate Technology, Tyson Foods, and Cisco
The event includes music and raffle prizes, and there will
be signed copies for sale of the book The
Thrill of Victory, the Agony of My Feet, which includes
a chapter about Schneider.
The cost is $5 for students, $8 general. Proceeds benefit the
UCSC Recreation Program. The slide show is sponsored by OPERS,
the Women's Center, Spokesman Bicycles, Fleet Feet Sports, World
Gym, and Montrail.
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