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Let’s Talk Snowboarding!

Adam wrote a kid’s book about snowboarding, but he teaches snowboarding as well!

Adam Ford

45 Minute Program

 

$135


In this session, Adam will read his book Molly Rides, about an avid skier girl who decides to learn how to snowboard (about 10 minutes). Following that, he'll have an informal talk about skiing, snowboarding, and the learning process. Adam has been an AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) certified snowboard instructor for over 20 years and is happy to talk about all things winter—basic skills, advanced concepts, tricks, bumps, carving, trees, and his favorite, riding in a halfpipe. Participants can also study Brian Berley's illustrations in the book and Adam can discuss the process of using both 2D and 3D images to create the final artwork.

If you're already familiar with Molly Rides or are an older child with less of an interest in a children’s picture book, we can skip the reading and get right to talking about snowboarding!

About the Author

Adam B. Ford is a writer and snowboard instructor living in central Vermont with his dog Bulo. He is a lifelong ultimate Frisbee player and in non-pandemic times, he runs zipline tours! He’s published six children’s picture books for ages two to twelve and one middle-grade adventure novel.

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