Journalist · Speaker · Teacher · Naturalist
About Frosty Wooldridge
Frosty Wooldridge possesses a unique view of the world, cultures and families that he obtained bicycling 100,000 miles around the globe and across six continents in the past 25 years. He has written hundreds of articles on a regular basis for 16 national and 2 international magazines. He has had hundreds of editorials published in top national newspapers including the Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post, the Albany Herald and Christian Science Monitor.
Frosty wrote a column, "Crystal desert Continent", for a major newspaper in Colorado while living in Antarctica. His book, "Handbook for Touring Bicyclists" by Falcon Press is available nationwide. His book "Strike Three! Take Your Base" by the Brookfield Reader was published in January, 2002. His bicycle books include "The Greatest Bicycle Adventures in the World," a compilation of bicycle adventures on six continents. His latest book, "Antarctica: an Extreme Encounter" was published in 2007.
Age 61; Michigan State University graduate 1970, BA, Journalism/Advertising; Grand Valley State University graduate 1973, English with teaching certificate; served as a U.S. Army Medical Service Corps officer during Vietnam.
Frosty worked as a college guidance counselor for six years before taking up a career teaching in math and science. Along his journey, he became an 18-wheeler truck driver, bartender, dance teacher, ski instructor for the handicapped, freelance writer, cardiac catheterization technician, heavy equipment trainer, volunteer inner city teacher, public speaker, personal trainer and lifestyle coach. He created a drug/alcohol prevention program "Alcohol, Drugs, and Unique Alternatives" that he presented to hundreds of schools across the nation.
He has created an environmental program, "Closing Fast - a Global Environmental Crisis - and what you can do about it". Frosty is currently working on three books: "Incursion into America: How Immigration Adversely Affects American Citizens," "Rafting the Rolling Thunder," a 60,000 word nonfiction saga of friends rafting the Grand Canyon, and "When Your Father Left Too Soon," an 80,000 word non-fiction account of men, who between the ages of 8 and 18, have lost their fathers to an early death.
Frosty Wooldridge has been a guest lecturer at Cornell University, a teacher of creative writing workshops, a magazine writer at Michigan State University, and has presented environmental science lectures at the University of Colorado, University of Denver and Regis University. He also lectures on "Religion and Ethics" at Front Range College in Colorado.
Frosty Wooldridge has appeared on the following radio shows and many more:
George Putnam Talk Back, KPLS AM 830, LA, CA; nine times as invited guest.
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