Insider information on the ski & snowboard industry and our ski and snowboard instructor courses.
Ski instructor success story from Lucy Harris, who took part in our 11 Week Ski Instructor course in Fernie three years ago. Since then she has regularly instructed at an indoor ski slope and has just come back from a season in New Zealand!
Tom Akass has squeezed a lot from his Nonstop training. Having completed our 11 Week Instructor Course in 2007 he’s done five winter seasons (mainly in New Zealand), trained and competed with the British Snowboard Cross team, and started his own photography business (tomakass.portfoliobox.net). We caught up with him while he was working on the farm…
We’re really happy to welcome the newest member of our team, Ryan, to Banff. He’ll be working alongside Nonstop legend Emily as assistant course host on our 3 week and 11 week Banff courses this year. Ryan is fresh out of last year’s program and has written an amazing article about his experiences on the course and how it inspired him to come back to Banff this year. Check it out…
It’s pretty hard to say ‘I’m a snowboard instructor’ without feeling a tiny bit smug whilst instantly earning the respect of whoever it is you’ve just told! As part of our series of blogs on ways to spend a winter season I thought I’d share my experiences of getting paid to snowboard. Read more »
Last week participants on our 11 week instructor course in Fernie gained valuable experience working as ski and snowboard instructors. Having run courses in Fernie for the past ten years, Nonstop are an important part of the local community and every year we give something back by offering free lessons to locals who could otherwise not afford them. Read more »