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Meet the Author: Kristen Ulmer

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Kristen Ulmer is a facilitator who draws from her tenure as the best woman extreme skier in the world for twelve years and from thousands of hours facilitating clients on the subject of fear. Her work has been featured on NPR and in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, Outside magazine, and many other publications. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Books by Kristen Ulmer

The Art of Fear

Why Conquering Fear Won't Work and What to Do Instead

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Former professional extreme skier Kristen Ulmer tackles the misconception of fear, a radically misunderstood emotion. Ulmer explains why fear should be embraced and why the true issue we face is our reaction to fear (not the fear itself). Drawing from her own experiences as an extreme athlete, she details how fear is actually one of the greatest gifts we have, and how to make the mental…  More »