Frosty Wooldridge possesses a unique view of the world, cultures and families in that he has bicycled around the globe 100,000 miles, on six continents and 15 times across the United States in the past 45 years. He has written hundreds of articles (regularly) for 17 national and two international magazines. He has had hundreds of guest editorials published in top national newspapers including the Denver Post, Albany Herald, Las Vegas Tribune and Daily Camera. He wrote a column, "CRYSTAL DESERT CONTINENT," for a major newspaper in Colorado while he lived in Antarctica.
His books include, Handbook for Touring Bicyclists; Strike Three! Take Your Base; Bicycling Around the World; Motorcycle Adventure to Alaska: Into the Wind—A Teen Novel; An Extreme Encounter: Antarctica; Bicycling the Continental Divide: Slice of Heaven, Taste of Hell; Immigration’s Unarmed Invasion: Deadly Consequences; America on the Brink: The Next Added 100 Million Americans; Losing Your Best Friend: Vacancies of the Heart. How to Live a Life of Adventure: The Art of Exploring the World; How to Deal with 21st Century American Women: Co-creating a successful relationship. Latest book: Living Your Spectacular Life published May 2017; Old Men Bicycling Across America: A Journey Beyond Old Age. Reach him: www.HowToLiveALifeOfAdventure.com
Frosty Wooldridge, 72, Dougherty High School, Albany, GA, 1965, Michigan State University graduate 1970, BA, Journalism/Advertising, Grand Valley State University graduate 1973, BA, English with teaching certificate. He worked as a college guidance counselor for six years before taking up a career in teaching in math and science in Denver, Colorado. Along his journey, he became an 18-wheeler truck driver, dance teacher, ski instructor for the handicapped, writer, cardiac catheterization medical technician, heavy equipment trainer, volunteer inner city teacher and public speaker.
Wooldridge speaks on human overpopulation to colleges, high schools, political clubs and civic clubs across America: “The coming population crisis in America: and what you can do about it.” Additionally: “How to Live a Life of Adventure: designing your life to live on your terms.”
In 2005, he bicycled 3,500 miles from the Arctic Circle, Norway to Athens, Greece. In 2006, he motorcycled 20,000 miles through 48 states on the 21st Century Paul Revere Ride. In 2010, he bicycled 3,300 miles coast to coast across America. In 2013, he bicycled from Mexico to Canada on the Continental Divide. In 2014 and 2015, he bicycled from Canada to Mexico on the West Coast. In 2016, he bicycled the Lewis & Clark Trail. He has interviewed on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and FOX as well as 200 radio stations. In 2017, motorcycled 11,000 miles from Denver, Colorado to the Arctic Circle in Alaska. Later that summer, he bicycled 4,100 miles from Astoria, Oregon to Bar Harbor, Maine. Then, backpacked a segment of the 489 mile Colorado Trail. In 2018, 2,500 miles on bicycle from Canada to Mexico.
Frosty Wooldridge has guest lectured at Cornell University, teaching creative writing workshops, magazine writing at Michigan State University, and has presented environmental science lectures at the University of Colorado, University of Denver, Texas A & M, University of Dayton and Regis University. He also guest lectures on "Religion and Ethics" at Front Range College in Colorado. He is a top radio and TV personality having interviewed on hundreds of stations across the United States. www.frostywooldridge.com ; www.HowToLiveALifeOfAdventure.com