Tag Archive: skiing

Back on Piste

I’m back on skis, back teaching and back into a healthier routine for my last few weeks in Queenstown. Score! My body is still trying to grow a wing and fly (maybe it… 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

Fat fluffy flakes falling on my face

Thank you to Addie for the ingenious title. #loveallitteration It SNOWED! Coronet Peak is nearing the end of its third week back open. It’s looking a hundred times healthier and providing us snow… Continue reading

A week on and off my skis

On my skis The Mountain – Coronet Peak is still closed. Yup, this is a sad fact, BUT the team up there have been working really hard to get the slopes looking a… 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

18th Nagano Marathon 2016

I can’t believe it’s over. Done! 42.195km around Nagano, Japan. What an experience it was, and an eventful weekend… Travelling to and from Nagano My plane was delayed, due to wind. I could… Continue reading

6 Days to go; roll on Nagano!

Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone who has donated to the Kees Brenninkmeyer Foundation. So far I have raised $688.25 USD. You’re all superstars! You can find a record of all donations… 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

Moshi Moshi!

A habit I haven’t actually got into, but this saying (which sounds like ‘mushy mushy’) is what the Japanese say when answering the telephone. I think it’s a good representative of the slightly… Continue reading