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Altitude Ski and Snowboard school is one of the only ski schools in Verbier which runs its own instructor training program. Many of our talented instructors come from the Altitude Futures program- every year we discover new talent and after a period of intense training they are ready to join our team. From BASI Gap courses to the Swiss Patent, anything is possible with Altitude Futures.

In this article we highlight some of the achievements of our instructors during this winter season.
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Ross Murdoch

Age: 28
Current Qualification: ISTD (BASI level 4)
Year of ISIA course: 2009/2010
Job Title: Full time ski instructor and Altitude GAP Course coach
Plans for the Future: Do Swiss conversion to Brevet Federal and keep teaching in Verbier.
 
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Lawrie White
Age: 23
Current Qualification: BASI 3 ISIA – Tech, Teach, Mountain Safety, Common Theory.
Qualification on joining Altitude: BASI 2
Year of ISIA course: 11/12 Season
Plans for the future: Complete the level 3 qualification fully over this coming summer – Race Coach (booked for August), Second Discipline and Second language is all that remains. Complete the Level 4 Teach next season (15/16) – No plans as yet for the BASI Level 4 Tech.
 
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Sam Goodlass
Age: 23
Current qualification: ISIA + L4 tech & teach
Qualification on joining Altitude: BASI 2
Year of ISIA course: 2012/2013
Plans for the future: short term, and long term I want to remain in skiing. I’m happy at altitude and can see myself with the school for the foreseeable future. Keep developing my own skiing, experience and qualifications.
 
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Sega Fairweather
Age: 24
Current Qualification: BASI 3 (Passed Common Theory, Mountain Safety, Tech, Teach)
Qualification on joining Altitude: Race Coach Level 2
Pans for future: Hopefully I will be ISTD after 2 seasons, and then I want to become a BASI trainer.
 
 
 
 
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András Szecskay
Age: 31
Current Qualification: BASI 3 (only need to do Second discipline and common theory)
Qualification on joining Altitude: BASI 2
Year of ISIA Course: 2014/2015
Pans for future: Finish ISIA during summer, work next year and then I will start Level 4!
 
 
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Harry Walker
Age: 33
Current Qualification: Level 3 ISIA ski and Level 1 snowboard
Qualification on joining Altitude: BASI Level 2
Year of ISIA Course: 2014/2015
Pans for future: Looking to work a few more seasons before considering level 4.

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