60 Seconds with Pierre-François Papet – Basecamp Head Ski Coach, Méribel

Where is home? Méribel
Position at Basecamp? Was with Fergie founder in 2003, and was Méribel director.
Ski or Snowboard Qualifications
French Ski and Snowboard Brevet d'etat
Number of years skiing and snowboarding ?
39 yrs of skiing
21 yrs of snowboarding
I Ski or Snowboard because?
Always done it…. it is like walking for me. If there is snow I ski!

Number of years with Basecamp?
6 years

Favourite Resort?
Meribel and Mottaret!

A great day on the mountain is all about?
Start early, check the snow conditions and the forecast. And then hunt for the good snow, any day can be great…

What equipment do you use ?
A bad day on the mountain?

On piste /off piste or in the park?
Off piste

When youre not on the mountain, what are you doing?
Running my ski school SNOW SYSTEMS.

Best advice you have ever been given
Can't remember!!

Worst Advice?
“I think you should ski slower!”

What keeps you skiing and snowboarding?
I enjoy it so much, makes me happy!! I feel free.