I first came to Zermatt in November 2011 for a two week ski instructor course. I guess you could say that those two weeks were life changing because six months later I quit my job in the UK, where I worked as an Occupational Therapist, and headed for the mountains to work as ski teacher. I went to Australia first (yes you can ski in Oz!) where I worked in a small resort near Melbourne but I soon found my way back to Zermatt. I feel so lucky to be able to say that this stunning resort has been my winter home for the past seven years, five of which I have spent working for Summit.
I have been involved with Adaptive Skiing for a long time and it was that which brought me into ski teaching. I run Summit’s Adaptive side of the ski school, which aims to enable everyone get out onto the snow and enjoy the thrill of being in the mountains. We have a fab team of instructors who are specifically trained and experienced in Adaptive Snowsports and are dedicated to promoting independence and removing barriers. I feel so proud to be a part of it!