PSIA Level 2 Study Guide

PSIA Level 2 Book Published!

Well, it took some time to put together but I’m proud of it. I have a lot of people to thank for working with me over the years. There’s no way I could have reached Level 2 or written the book alone. I’m happy to be able to publish this resource with the hopes of […]

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Winter Snow Forecast 2015-2016

2015-2016 Winter Weather Forecast / Prediction What I keep hearing so far is all about “El Niño.” NOAA Predicts A Strong El Niño For Winter 2016 (unofficialnetworks.com) There is a greater than 90% chance that El Niño will continue through Northern Hemisphere fall 2015, and around an 85% chance it will last through the 2015-16 […]

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Level 2 Certified!

Well, I’ve been waiting to take the PSIA Level 2 Alpine exam for a while. We tried to have it at Cascade for 2 years but we didn’t have enough people so I went up to Marquette, MI at the end of the season and took it – and PASSED IT! It’s a 3 day […]

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U.P. Ski Trip Video

We got back from a guys’ ski trip up to the Upper Peninsula earlier this week and here’s a video from our trip. It was Jason, Jeremy, Adam, Kelly and I. We stayed at Indianhead Mountain Village and watched the Super Bowl in Bessemer, MI. We had an outdoor hot tub, interesting neighbors, played some […]

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Skis on Backwards – Funny

Yeah, this is why you take a lesson. 🙂 -Tony

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What Ski Signs Mean – Funny

I found this online and had to share it… pretty funny!

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Skiing Lessons in Full Swing

In December, I worked with training the new hires and the returning instructors and now skiing season is rocking. I taught 3 lessons yesterday – one private and then two groups. They were all great. The private ski lesson was a 13 year old named Lawson and he was really into sailing and was a […]

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5 Fundamental Mechanics of Skiing

This last weekend, I got some training. We had Rob Sogard at Cascade and many of our instructors attended his 3 sessions. They were good. I liked the different perspective that he had and it was upper level training, which I enjoyed getting. During the training and in our own training last week, we discussed […]

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More Ski Camp 2014 Footage

In addition to the video I made about the ski trip, I was able to get some footage of myself skiing during the camp. I’ve got gray pants on the first day and then red pants for days 2 and 3. Some of it is in slow motion, which we use to analyze every, tiny […]

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Ski Camp in the Rockies 2014

We had a fun camp this year with Erika and Arnie. I went during the 2nd week this year. We had great weather and even some fresh snow to start off with. Here’s a video I made – I decided to shoot more video instead of just take pictures and I think it turned out […]

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