PROFILE Natural Born Skiers


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British Ski and Telemark Independent private instructor.
Oliver instructs all levels and specialises in coaching All Mountain Skiing.
He was one of the first UK skiers to earn the right to instruct in France in
After passing the highest British qualification (BASI ISTD) and the French equivalence (Diplome Brevent d'ETAT 1er degre Ski Alpin) test de capacite.
With 30 years of experience in the business working for British, Austrian and French ski schools; makes him one of the most experienced British instructors working in the Alps.
Oliver is available to book in Chamonix and all the surrounding resorts, covered on the Chamonix unlimited pass; and has extensive knowledge of working in all these ski areas.
He’s creativity and passion for skiing shines through in his fun sessions for all levels ages and abilities.
He comes from a very sporty background, competing at an early age nationally in gymnastics, swimming and diving.

Oliver's main focus has always been

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With passion to help and coach other skiers to reach their goals

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Providing the highest possible standard of teaching and guiding, while always placing your safety success and satisfaction first

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Carving lines

In The Waves

Oliver also really enjoys Kiteboarding - specialising in wave riding and long distance speed downwinders. The skills required cross over and complement All Mountain Free Skiing. Where the beauty and goal of each sport is to flow in an open wild natural changing environment.
These skills take many years to master and the process is a true labour of love.
This gives Oliver a very clear understanding of how to help his clients progress and acquire the technique and skills required to master the different disciplines with in the game of All Mountain skiing.

He is smiling the the most when powder bump skiing and sharing his hard earned knowledge in the development of free ride skiers which is complimented by thousands of hours of personal practise and instructing through out the French Alps, and beyond.
Oliver's ski instructor journey was self financed, he was not born in the mountains and fell in love with skiing on the very first slide.

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Other Qualifications
FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
CMAS 3 Star Diver Indonesian Subaquatic Sport Association
BA (Hons) Degree - Sculpture (Glass)
10 years resident Chamonix
French and Portuguese

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