Welcome to Snow Pros Share, which gives well-deserved shine to some of the incredibly skillful and devoted ski and snowboard instructors who make up PSIA-AASI.
Enjoy getting to know your colleagues from far and wide who share your passion for teaching skiing and riding! (And fill out this questionnaire for the chance to share YOUR story and insights in Snow Pros Share.)
Name: Cameron Turner
Member Since: 2018
Primary Discipline: Alpine
PSIA-AASI Division: Western
Resort: Squaw Valley, California
Certifications/Credentials: Alpine Level I
What inspired you to become an instructor? The opportunity to make new friends.
What keeps you coming back to teach every year? Snow, fun, and teaching kids!
What stands out about your teaching? Creativity and good snacks.
What’s one accessory, tool, or education resource you keep in your pocket? A portable thermometer for “doing science” with kids.
Is there an “insider tip” you’d share with new members? Remember our job is to instill a love of skiing, not a mastery of it!
Describe a teaching or learning experience that sticks out in your mind. My Alpine Level I exam – using an airplane metaphor to explain axes of rotation.
Where can we find you in the summers? And doing what? At Squaw mountain biking, hiking, etc.
Connect with Cameron Turner on Twitter @cturner50
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