This drawing was created by the proud author's daughter, Melina Jacklet, while waiting for cheese fondue at Timberline Lodge in March of 2013.

Hey Kid: Pull your mind out of Minecraft for a few minutes and draw us something cool! The point of this page is to give Junior Shred Hooders a place on the web to show off their work. So go for it! The pigs and zombies and zombie pigs can wait. You're kids; you know the latest kid apps better than we do. Plus you're more creative. So This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to your most creative ski or snowboard video on YouTube or Vimeo. Three minutes or less, please.

If this thing catches on, we'll do contests and prizes.

And please, for the love of God: No Minecraft Screen Shots!



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