INSIGHT: Training to be a professional snowsports child athlete

Training to be a professional snowsports child athlete Hokkaido Ski Club’s ski/snowboard instructor and guide, Adir Sharon, shares his experiences as a coach for professional snowboard child athletes. He explains why having fun and becoming passionate about ski or snowboarding are the most important elements for any child who is learning, regardless of whether or not he/she […]

Staying safe on the mountain

Safety on the mountain We all know there is nothing more fun and exhilarating than skiing and snowboarding. Whether going down the slopes, navigating tree runs or throwing down tricks in the park, we all get that great feeling inside. That feeling of coming alive and having total freedom. These feelings are wholly satisfying but […]

10 winters in Niseko: An interview with Tim Betts

Tim Betts, Hokkaido Ski Club's Ski and Snowboard Instructor

Hokkaido Ski Club Ski and Snowboard Instructor, Tim Betts, has spent the last 10 winters in Niseko. We ask Tim to share with us his memories of Niseko from the decade. How the resort has changed over the years and what it is about the place that he loves so much. This coming season will be […]