Claire Newell - Telemark Instructor
Claire grew up skiing at Broken River and has many fond memories of sliding around the slopes here. After many years of alpine skiing Claire was introduced to telemarking by her future husband Jim. She has enjoyed the challenge of learning to telemark and is passionate about helping others to enjoy this sport. Claire is a Level 2 NZSIA certified telemark instructor. Off the snow Claire is also the Marketing Manager for Broken River and works part-time as a Plant Ecologist.
Jim Henderson - Telemark Instructor
Jim began alpine skiing in his early 20's at Broken River and started telemark skiing while working for a year at Scott Base in Antartica. He has never looked back and has continued to promote this sport and encourage others in their telemarking. Jim is a Level 2 NZSIA certified telemark instructor. When the boards aren't strapped to his feet, you'll find Jim exploring the mountains on foot and mountain bike, both through work and with the family.