Ski School


Why I Teach Skiing

“Can I ask you something?” my student asked. “Sure! What’s on your mind?” “Are we slow for this type class?” His voice sounded tentative and doubting. “Oh gosh no. Trust me, you are quite typical for beginner ski class. You’re doing all the right things.” In my sixth season working…

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The First Day

Today, as I drove to the ski resort for my first official day as a ski instructor, butterflies in my stomach, I reflected on jobs like this one.  Jobs that the public views as someone who must be an expert, and really knows what they are doing, simply by representation…

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