BASI Level 2 Instructor
SSE Level 2 Instructor
SSE Moguls Coach
Managing to negotiate a couple of weeks a year away from home every year to instruct in the alps!
– When did you first ski?
I was a late starter. I first clipped in at the age of 24 after being pestered to give skiing a try by Maestro Garnett.
– When did you start instructing?
2001 on plastic at SSV.
– On or Off Piste?
– Snow dome or plastic?
– Current equipment, skis and boots
Skis: Rossingnol Experience 88s and Head i-Magnum Supershape
Ski Boots: Salamon 120 Xmax
– Kit wish list (what skis do you like the look of etc)?
Recently technically refreshed!
– Favourite ski location/resort
A close one between Val d’Isere/Tignes for the vast and varied ski area and Courmayeur for its charm and Bar Roma! The best bar in the alps.
– Favourite Ski run
“Competitione” Courmayeur. A long, long unpisted red run with waste/chest high bumps from top to bottom. Awesome!
– Ski Heros
All the Sharks that have progressed from plastic to podium.
– One last run before you die?
See favourite ski run.
– Favourite food
Home Made Curry
– Personal Statement
Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther.
– Favourite musician / group / band
Courteeners, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Blossoms, Miles Kane and lots of 90s indie stuff