La Morzine Haut Chablais 105km

“Have you entered the Morzine sportive?” “Er, no! When is it?” “You should! Sunday. It’ll be great fun!” “I’ve only cycled a handful of times this season, doing 70km once last weekend. I… Continue reading

Tour des Dents du Midi

Les Dents du Midi are based in Switzerland and can be seen from nearly all of Les Portes du Soleil resorts, particularly the Swiss ones such as Champéry, Champoussin and Les Crosets. We… Continue reading

Buzzing for Summer

How those winter chasers can be heading to the Southern Hemisphere for another winter, I don’t know. I’ve done it twice, and that’s enough! Friends of mine have done it for years, squeezing… Continue reading

Winter 2016/17 – Morzine

So there we have it, my first season as a ski instructor back home is complete. I posted back in November about Supreme Ski & Snowboard School expanding to Morzine, and I can’t… Continue reading

Certified Spinning® Instructor

When I booked on to last weekend’s Spinning® course in Egham, I didn’t quite process what I was to demand from my poor thighs and brain. In order to only take Saturday and… Continue reading

Creatures of Habit

My morning routine: Get out of bed. Have a pee. Drink a glass of water. Put the kettle on. Put porridge on to cook. Wash my face. Make tea. Get dressed. Pack my… Continue reading

I eat dirty

Quite frankly, this is not true. Nor do I ‘eat clean’. Not in the way that the word might be interpreted by people today. I recently watched the Horizon programme “Clean Eating –… Continue reading

Supreme Ski and Snowboard School comes to Morzine

Supreme Ski and Snowboard School, Courchevel established in 1991 and taken over in 2014 by Aaron Tipping and Nick and Olly Robinson is coming to Morzine! Since the take-over, the school has been… Continue reading

Come fly with me

In the latest Ski & Board magazine, I was pleased to see an article entitled “Don’t suffer the cold shoulder” encouraging snowsport enthusiasts to strengthen vulnerable parts of the body, and to start… Continue reading

Goodbyes & New Beginnings

Aaaand that’s a wrap! My time in Queenstown and New Zealand has come to an end. I’ve been away for just over 10 months, and it is time to go home. I’ve managed… Continue reading