Snowboarding

Snowboard Industry Endeavors

Notable Roles

New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance (NZSIA): Snowboard Rep. on the NZSIA Board (2017 to present)
Snowboard Instruction New Zealand (SBINZ): Senior Snowboard Examiner (2008 to present)
Snow Sports New Zealand: Snowboard Judge at the NZ Junior Nationals (2011-2016, Head Judge from 2017)
FIS Snowboarding: Snowboard Judge at the NZ Winter Games 2017
Rome Snowboards NZ (Bobo Products): Brand Ambassador, Board Tester (2007 to present)

See more of my work in the snowboard industry below…

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“My career in snowboarding began in 1999. Since then I have done over 30 seasons around the world, as an instructor, coach, instructor trainer/examiner and judge. I have repped for snowboard brands, competed intermittently and judged at World Cup level. Most recently, I am a founding member and the Treasurer of a non-profit snowboard club called CAMP3 Snowboarding.”
Off to Austria for Interski

Off to Austria for Interski

My work with the New Zealand Snowsports Instructor’s Alliance (NZSIA) and Snowboard Instruction New Zealand (SBINZ) is taking me to Austria for two weeks, as of tomorrow. I’m lucky enough to be part of the NZ contingent visiting a massive event in…

Splitboarding Article for Outdoor Japan Magazine

Splitboarding Article for Outdoor Japan Magazine

Last March, at the tail-end of my season in Japan, I was fortunate enough to be invited on a splitboarding tour in the Niigata backgountry. Two days later I met with Gardner Robinson, the Editor for Outdoor Japan Magazine, to discuss Japanese dist…

Powder Detours – the latest project!

It’s been a busy few months. The NZ winter has had me all over the place from Instructor Training at Cardrona, to Examining with SBINZ, and coaching at the Junior Worlds here in Wanaka. My time off the hill has been spent doing small web contracts…

Snow-search Japan hits the shelves

Snow-search Japan hits the shelves

It will be three years ago in February I visited Japan for the first time. I was writing for the World Snowboard Guide, updating their Japan section by writing reviews on the Hokkaido ski resorts. A few months after this trip, Steve Dowle from WSG Media asked me if I...

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