BASI British International Ski Teacher L4 ISTD // Mountain Leader MTA EnglishFrench
TEL: +33 (0)630 111109   //   SIRET NO: 803 597 210 00035

Ski Touring For Beginners | 5 Tips For Success

Catgory: ski touring

Ski touring for the first time or when you are a beginner can often be very daunting and overwhelming. After 24 years of ski teaching and leading in the mountains I have learnt that “Preparation is everything!…. To make sure that I have a good and safe day in the mountains, I prepare for success!” […]

Find out more
Freeflo Ski Courses

*STORYTIME* The Ski Touring Kickstarter Online Course

Catgory: ski touring

MY STORY BEHIND THE SKI TOURING KICKSTARTER COURSE: Three years ago in 2018, I had the idea of creating an online course to share my passion for ski touring and my 22 years of experience of skiing coaching and adventures in the backcountry. The following winter was disastrous as in January 2019 a skier skied […]

Find out more

Ski Fitness Tips- How To Improve

Catgory: ski fitness

Are you feeling stuck? Demotivated and you are not sure how to train to get fit for the winter? Stick around as in this blog I am going to share with you some training ski fitness tips that have worked and are still working for me. The real-world benefits of strengthening your core It IMPROVES […]

Find out more

Salomon/Atomic MTN Pure Tech Binding Review

Catgory: ski touring

There are so many ski touring bindings in the market it can be difficult to know which ones to buy. Or which review to trust? As a ski teacher in France for 24 years In the video below, I give to you an honest review of the Atomic/Salomon MTN Tech Bindings. I explain how to […]

Find out more

Fuel Your Adventure With Homemade Energy Balls

Catgory: sports food recipes

I love all sport. I love being outside. I love the freedom and the energy and the adjustments that your body makes. My biggest passion is skiing and when I am coaching my clients I am often asked ‘ What do you eat on your adventures…` Fuel your adventure with homemade energy balls. So here […]

Find out more

Online Ski Coaching/ Instant Success

Catgory: Uncategorized

Last March 2021 with the lifts not running in France due to COVID19 a client who I had taught previously approached me with a problem. He was getting frustrated with the lack of skiing time that he had done in the winter and he wanted to improve his skiing on off-piste and steeper terrain. Problem […]

Find out more

Avalanche Safety: 3 Terrain Selection Mistakes To Avoid

Catgory: avalanche safety

On the 12th of December 2020, 40cm of fresh snow fell over two days in the northern French Alps in the Tarentaise Valley. The snowfall fell on top of a weak fragile layer and nine avalanches were reported the next day. These avalanches caused many injuries and luckily no casualties. In this blog I am […]

Find out more

HOW TO AVOID MAKING SKIN TOURING MISTAKES

Catgory: ski touring

THREE MOST COMMON MISTAKES WHEN PUTTING YOUR TOURING SKINS ON In this blog, I am going to talk about the three most common mistakes Skiers and Snowboarders make when putting on touring skins in the backcountry. Malfunctioning of skins in the backcountry is one of your worst nightmares and is best avoided. Learn how you […]

Find out more