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Unbound - A Story of Snow and Self-discovery

Steph Jagger

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A young woman follows winter across five continents on a physical and spiritual journey that tests her body and soul, in this transformative memoir, full of heart and courage, that speaks to the adventurousness in all of us. Steph Jagger had always been a force of nature. Dissatisfied with the passive, limited roles she saw for women growing up, she emulated the men in her life-chasing success, climbing the corporate ladder, ticking the boxes, playing by the rules of a masculine ideal. She was accomplished. She was living "The Dream." But it wasn't her dream. Then the universe caught her attention with a sign: Raise Restraining Device. Steph had seen this ski lift sign on countless occasions in the past, but the familiar words suddenly became a personal call to shake off the life she had built in a search for something different, something more. Steph soon decided to walk away from the success and security she had worked long and hard to obtain. She quit her job, took a second mortgage on her house, sold everything except her ski equipment and her laptop, and bought a bundle of plane tickets. For the next year, she followed winter across North and South America, Asia, Europe, and New Zealand-and up and down the mountains of nine countries-on a mission to ski four million vertical feet in a year. What hiking was for Cheryl Strayed, skiing became for Steph: a crucible in which to crack open her life and get to the very center of herself. But she would have to break herself down-first physically, then emotionally-before she could start to rebuild. And it was through this journey that she came to understand how to be a woman, how to love, and how to live authentically. Electrifying, heartfelt, and full of humor, Unbound is Steph's story-an odyssey of courage and self-discovery that, like Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, will inspire readers to remove their own restraining devices and pursue the life they are meant to lead.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Andi Arndt

Length:

8h 31m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

21:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

30:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

31:20


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

34:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

20:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

12:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:29


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

25:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

22:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

12:46


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

22:41


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

28:56


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

15:59


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

22:44


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

19:35


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

25:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

00:15


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

09:45


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

02:19


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

00:33