Tag Archive: Ski instructor

Winter 2018/19

I know it’s been a while Bloggo but I’ve been a Busy Bee! To be honest, I was flicking through blog posts and contemplating whether to write one or not when I spotted… Continue reading

Off Games

These words haunt me still from my school days. Now, the words ‘off games’ aren’t used so much as just, ‘rest’. Change the record! It’s my own fault. I really need to get… Continue reading

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

Kia Ora!

Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand! I think there should be a competition between airlines for the most original safety video. If I were to judge the competition, the Air New Zealand’s clip would… 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

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

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

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

Balancing the Seasons

This summer finds me in London, once again sorting the balance out in my life. My upbringing defined the structure of my year into winter and summer and as a consequence the balance… Continue reading