Category Archive: Work

Japow to Concrete Peak

Well, it would be concrete if it were cold enough. Today is 23rd June. The shortest day of the year, in the Southern Hemisphere, has just slid by and we should be heading… Continue reading

Becoming Pro’s in Powder

And, that’s a wrap; I’ve dropped the last of the Pro Powder team at Kutchan station and sent them off on their travels before they head home. After the last drive in the… Continue reading

Japow – week 1

Anyone who follows me on Facebook and Instagram will have been updated with regular snapshots of my experiences, but here is a more detailed account of my antics in Japan so far. Travelling… Continue reading

JaPOW

That’s Japan, but with ‘POW’ at the end. It stands for fresh powdery snow and, for all those who don’t know it, Japan is renowned for having A LOT of snow; 8m on… Continue reading

My BASI story

I’ve done it! I’ve finally completed the British Association of Snowsport Instructors level 4 International Ski Teacher Diploma. I still can’t quite believe I’ve finally done it. Here’s my story as an example… Continue reading

Free your heel, free your mind

1st March: a day of great excitement for the world of Telemarking; it is World Telemark Day. To celebrate today, Nendaz’s Telemark instructors were providing free tuition, rental shops were providing discounted rates… Continue reading

Making a dent in La Dent

Thank you Jamie for the title. La Dent de Nendaz (the tooth of Nendaz) overlooks the village and the slopes of Nendaz. It is a mountain that I should have probably climbed long… Continue reading

Cakes and Snowflakes

When I spent a summer doing sprint triathlons back in 2011, with exercise fanatic and awesome training partner Jane, I thought I was pretty fit. That was really just the start. Back on… Continue reading

So long, farewell, auf Weidersehen, goodbye…

That’s it, all done! A busy, rollercoaster ride of a summer and on reflection a very successful and productive one. Three weeks ago I wrote about a few goals I wanted to complete… Continue reading

Another String To My Bow

On Sunday 2nd November I passed my level 3 Personal Trainer qualification (Programming and Coaching with Future Fit training). I owe a great deal of my success to Steph, my brother’s girlfriend, who… Continue reading