Making the case for a southern winter…

Rupert Goldring spends his year living back to back winter seasons and coaching BASI’s future ski instructors.  Despite a self- confessed fear of flying, Rupert sets out the case for experiencing a southern hemisphere winter in New Zealand.     Every time I fly I assume the plane will crash. It is not rational I…

Ever wondered what it’s like training to become a BASI ski instructor?

Written by EA Ski & Snowboard Ever wondered what it’s like training to become a BASI certified ski instructor? We caught up with Tom McGeoch, who is currently studying towards his BASI Level 1 and 2 instructor qualifications with EA Ski & Snowboard. Tom is working as a ski instructor at Saas Fee in Switzerland. Here’s his experience of becoming an instructor…

BASI Courses in Whistler

Written by Michel Berthoud, Yes Improvement  This year YES has arranged for a Level 2 BASI course to be offered here in Whistler.  I had the honour of joining the group for the first of two weeks to see what the British were up to.  BASI course examiner Alex Leaf came over from Europe to…