I had been lucky enough to go on a number of ski holidays with my family as a kid and knew from the start that skiing was my favourite thing in the world! As long as I can remember I had wanted to take a Gap Year after college, so naturally, I spent both years there thinking about nothing else but a ski season!
It is safe to say that our stress levels had intensified as we came towards the business end of our BASI level 2 examinations. Although, Hen’s return definitely did help to lighten the mood, as did our BASI examiner Will, who proved to be a revelation as far as the girls in the group were concerned…
Read on for the latest update from our Ski Instructor Training Course: After the mayhem of our BASI 1 assessment week, there was no better way to capitalise on a couple of easy weeks of skiing than with a few days of shadowing. What this supposedly involved was two days each of following a ski instructor about the mountain as … Read More
Read on for the latest update from our Ski Instructor Training Course: Our week really began on Sunday night. Malen, Addie and I convinced the whole group to go out and go out we did. It made for an interesting Monday afternoon with Gavin as he began our intro into off piste; whilst most of us were beginning to feel … Read More
Read on for the latest update from our Ski Instructor Training Course: Having spent the last couple of weeks focusing on mostly central theme, starting our fourth week with an introduction to moguls skiing seemed to be a convenient change for all of us. Within the first few minutes Joe managed to give us an epic demonstration of how to … Read More
Read on for the latest update from our Ski Instructor Training Course: Despite blistering winds, freezing temperatures and more snow than you can shake a ski pole at, we emerged from our first week relatively unscathed. The team also successfully negotiated an intensive two-day first aid course and so we embarked upon week two. Our instructor for this week was … Read More
It has been a busy first week at the Gapski Instructor Training Course. Our ski instructors have met for the first time and been busy brushing up their skills! Read on for an update from Jamie Seth: In all honesty, I cannot believe that it was only a week ago that we all met for the first time at the Montereux Jazz … Read More