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Join The KPBS Producers Club For Breakfast With 'Hell On Two Wheels' Author Amy Snyder


  • WHEN Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.
  • WHERE Westgate Hotel San Diego, 1055 Second Avenue, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $20 - $30

Whether you're an endurance athlete or a lover of the outdoors, you'll enjoy hearing about the Race Across America (RAAM), which Outside Magazine described as "the toughest test of endurance on the planet."

Author Amy Snyder chronicles this 3,000-mile, nonstop cycling race in 2009 in her book, "Hell on Two Wheels," following a handful of racers before, during, and after the event.

Join the KPBS Producers Club for breakfast on May 15, 2012 and hear more from Amy about her experiences covering this grueling race and the challenges the racers endure.

Snyder adds, “Getting to know these athletes helped me appreciate that RAAM is more than a race — it’s a monster and a crucible. As a result, "Hell on Two Wheels" became more than a story about a bike race. It’s an allegory about overcoming personal limitations and self-discovery that offers lessons for all of us, cyclists and non-cyclists alike.”

The breakfast buffet will include assorted muffins, croissants, danishes, cereal, yogurts, fruit, scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese and chives in puff pastry, bacon, sausage, potatoes with Cremini mushroom and scallions, juice, tea, and coffee.

Your ticket purchase also includes valet parking at The Westgate Hotel (valet gratuity not included).

$20 Producers Club member price
$30 General ticket price
Purchase online

Location: The Westgate Hotel: 1055 2nd Avenue, San Diego 92101. Google Map

For more information, contact Jennifer Majors by email or call (619) 594-6374.

The Producers Club is a diverse group of philanthropic individuals and families committed to sustaining KPBS' ability to reach beyond the status quo — on television, on radio, and online.

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