Mike's headshot


PSIA Level 1

"You've got to dance like there's nobody watching, love like you'll never be hurt, sing like there's nobody listening, and live like its heaven on earth."

Where were you born and/or raised?
Born in Kitchener, Ontario Canada
How long have you lived in Crested Butte?
Full time in CB 5 years, part time 30

Why did you choose to work with people with disabilities?
In order to show people of all ages that anything is possible, to see participants laugh and sometimes cry with joy, to watch someone overcome their fears and face them head on. To see the support by their families and how amazing it is to see it all come together.
How did you come to work with the ASC? How long have you been here?
I saw one of our instructors doing a bi-ski lesson 7 years ago and followed her down the hill right to the office; started to volunteer that year. Moved here 2 years later, went through the Volunteer to Instructor program, and got hired the next year.

How long have you been skiing/snowboarding?
Skiing for 43 years...ouch.

What's your favorite restaurant in Crested Butte?

What is your favorite ski resort?
Northern Escape Heli Skiing... best resort in the world: 1.4 million acres, 1200+ inches a year.