Ski instructor Mike Cowen has been teaching skiing since 2001. Originally on dry slopes in the UK, then in the Alps since 2004. He has previously worked in Italy and Austria and has been with Altitude in Grindelwald and Wengen since 2009/10. Mike is also a qualified adaptive instructor (teaching skiers with disabilities).
Outside of skiing Mike has a Sport Science degree with a speciality in Sport Psychology (especially for the most nervous of skiers) and has worked in the fitness industry for many summers teaching exercise classes and working as a personal trainer and many other roles.