Ben Sleeman was introduced to mountain biking 20 years ago, when he was whisked away from his home in Liverpool, England to the mountains of Colorado. Ever since, he’s found joy in trudging around in the high country in heat, rain, sleet or snow. Ben teaches in the mathematics department at Santa Fe Prep and is the 10th Grade Class Sponsor. He previously taught at an experiential learning school in Buena Vista, Colorado and guided mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking and backcountry skiing expeditions. He is a Wilderness First Responder and has participated in endurance events including the Leadville Trail 100, Ironman Triathlon, and the Grand Traverse Ski Race.
Every day as educators, we are asked to create and problem solve in the moment. In this experiential learning retreat, educators are invited to assume the role of a student of one of the fastest growing adventure sports in the US: mountain biking. Join us this summer in Santa Fe to explore some of the…