SKI & RIDE Talks at the Vilar Monday Night

SKI & RIDE Talks at the Vilar Monday Night

Please join the Vail and Beaver Creek training teams in the Vilar Theater for an evening of SKI & RIDE Talks in the spirit of TED Talks. These short presentations are designed around the concepts of Skills, Knowledge, and Innovation (SKI), and Riding, Inspiration, Development, and Education (RIDE)


5pm: Welcome & Introduction to the evening

5:10-5:25: TED Talk 1 “What “Team” Means to Me” | Ellen Post Foster, Author, PSIA-AASI Alpine National Team Alum, and Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame inductee

5:30-5:45: TED Talk 2 “From Ski Technique to Optimized Learning” | Ian Bruce, Former APSI Director, Trainer, Instructor

5:50-6:05: TED Talk 3 “Growing Youth Snowboarding” | Shaun Cattanach, Global Experience Manager at Burton Snowboards, PSIA-AASI Snowboard Team Alum

6:10-6:25: TED Talk 4 “The History of Alpine Ski Technique in 15 Minutes” | Ron LeMaster, Author, Trainer, Professor, US Ski Team Advisor

6:35-6:50: TED Talk 5 “Emotional Awareness for Leaders and Instructors” | Roger Henderson, Leadership Coach, Trainer, Instructor

6:55-7:10: TED Talk 6 “Career Path and Opportunities for Education” | Nick Herrin, CEO PSIA-AASI and PSIA-AASI Alpine National Team Alum

7:15-7:30: TED Talk 7 “The Value of Simplicity” | Mike Porter, PSIA-AASI Alpine National Team Alum, and former US Ski Team Coach

7:35-7:50: TED Talk 8 “What is Your WHY, and Is It Enough?” | Dana Forbes, Executive Director PSIA-AASI RM


When: Monday, January 16, from 5-8pm

Where: Vilar Theater in Beaver Creek

Who: All Vail & Beaver Creek instructors


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