Athletes

The Ontario National Ski Academy (NSA)

NSA The National Ski Academy (NSA) in Ontario in Canada use Sprongo to develop and improve their students. NSA was established in 1986 and is a non-profit registered charity. They aim to provide an environment where student athletes can maximize their potential through alpine ski racing excellence, personal growth and academic achievement. In 2010 they became a Ministry of Education inspected private school. They can grant high school credits in grades 9 to 12. Holistic Approach They deliver their vision through a holistic approach. This builds on the individual students addressing three core development areas. These are academics, fitness and ski racing. NSA has a winter home in Collingwood and a summer home is Saas Fee Switzerland. Each home provides the full facilities, professional coaches, teachers and trainers the students need to succeed. They are the only high school credit granting academy in the whole of Canada that provide this holistic program.…

Spotlight on Charlotte Workman

Adventure photographer, filmmaker, and environmentalist, Charlotte Workman has been providing us with some stunning photos from her time with Peak Leader Snow in Saas Fee and around the world! So, we decided to find out a little bit more about the woman behind the camera. Charlotte Workman grew up in the Trossachs, a national park in Scotland. There she learnt to appreciate the beauty of nature, something she later turner a photographer’s eye on in the realm of ski mountains all over. She honed this eye during her years in Edinburgh, where she studied Journalism and graduated with First Class Honours. During this time, she also travelled to Antarctica to film her first documentary. You can watch Finding Friluftsliv // a documentary here. Nowadays, she is still jetting around the world taking photos and making videos. She is able to do this by working both as the official photographer for…

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