Tag Archive: Les Gets

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

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

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

Skiing : ‘it’s like riding a bike’

“It’s like riding a bike.” Not for me, with all my crashes, blown up wheels, squeals of fear and countless scars ingrained into my skin forever, skiing comes far more naturally to me,… Continue reading

Swim. Bike. Run.

On Sunday 24th May I competed in a Super Sprint triathlon (400m swim, 11k bike, 3k run) in Rumilly, not far from Annecy, to ease myself back into the sport and competing. I… 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

Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes…

…is definitely one of my favourite things. But, there sadly appears to be a distinct lack of them around. Ski school training took place regardless last week, continues this week and even some… 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