Book Talkk Essay

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Book Talk: Surfing the Himalayas
1. The title of the book is Surfing the Himalayas by Frederick Lenz
2. The book focuses on the spiritual journey of Snowboarding
3.

- Although nature may seem boring, its majesty can help you connect with your inner-self - Snowboarding can help you connect with nature, in a way that most other careers lack - Although the main goal is to enjoy what you are doing, you can also compete in competitions for prizes and sponsors in order to continue your career.

- Although many may deem snowboarding not complicated, the sport takes lots of practicing, patience, and strength conditioning in order to be in your best shape.

- Some may say snowboarding is only a season career, but there is always somewhere in the world viable for snowboarding.
4.

- Due to its rarity, snowboard equipment, lift tickets, and overall expenses are rather expensive and require lot of money

- Snowboarding is a hard career to be successful. You will not immediately be sponsored or payed by a company to compete in competitions. Snowboarding is a talent based career.

- Snowboarding is a very dangerous sport and prone to injuries
- You do not have the freedom to live anywhere you want
- In the US snowboarding is a seasonal career
5. I have snowboarded since I was 5, and am very confident and capable in the field of snowboarding. 6. I am nowhere near the talent pool that professional snowboarders have
7. I will consider the risks and pros of continuing in the career. Snowboarding as a career is not widely considered due to the small amount of success other have in it. But due to my passion in snowboarding.

8. “Even the rich aren’t often happy. Their wealth is at best only a temporary distraction.
It doesn’t make them immune to emotional and mental suffering, or to disease and death. They too must deal with loneliness, the deaths of loved ones and the frustrations and boredom of old age.” This quote gives me…