Saturday, December 22
Don’t miss this chance to meet author and Olympic medalist Shannon Bahrke Happe who will be signing copies of her latest children’s book Mommy Why Is Your Hair Pink? And yes, Shannon is bringing along her medals!
How do you find the courage to follow your dreams?
Where do you find the strength to love yourself even when you feel different?
Where does that determination come from when you know you shouldn’t give up?
From Olympic medalist Shannon Bahrke Happe comes an exciting true story about believing in yourself, pursuing your dreams and knowing that everything you need to succeed is deep within yourself.
Mommy, Why Is Your Hair Pink? Will inspire children to discover their unique inner light. As they allow their light to shine, children will find an expression of self that is authentic and bright – even if that expression happens to be HOT PINK!
Shannon is an American Olympic freestyle skier and entrepreneur. She was the silver medalist in moguls at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, the bronze medalist at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and in 2003 was the World Cup Champion. With her bronze medal in 2010, she became the first US women’s freestyle skier to win multiple Olympic medals. Shannon was also the 2009 US National Champion in dual moguls. She has reached the podium twice at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, winning bronze in 2003 and silver in 2007, both in dual moguls. In 2008, she founded Silver Bean Coffee, a Salt Lake City based coffee roasting company. This is Shannon’s first children’s book.