Training for Extremes: On Land, at Sea, and in Space

Join Dr. Norah Patten as she discusses what it takes to train for extremes with physician Dr. Kris Lehnhardt and two way English channel swimmer Lisa Cummins.

Dr Kris Lehnhardt is an Attending Physician and Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University. In addition, he is a medical specialist reservist in the Royal Canadian Air Force, an FAA Aviation Medical Examiner, a private pilot, and SCUBA diver.

Lisa Cummins is a data science researcher from Cork, Ireland. On 20th September 2009 she became the first Irish person to complete a two-way crossing of the English Channel in a time of 35 hours.

Event Information

  • Dates: Thursday 20th July, 2017
  • Time 8:00pm
  • Venue: Cork County Library HQ


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