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If you think it’s tough to make SKI’s Top 100 Instructor list, try landing a spot on the PSIA Alpine Demo Team. Arguably the finest teachers in the country, team members are selected every four years, following rigorous regional and national tryouts. Its 15 members are ambassadors of PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) and are the embodiment of the American Teaching System (ATS). But the demo team’s real function is to train and be mentors for ski instructors throughout the U.S. These outstanding teachers are often available for lessons at their home resorts:
-NASTC/Sugar Bowl, Calif.
-Crystal Mountain, Wash.
-Lyon Ski School/Stevens Pass, Wash.
-Crested Butte, Colo.
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-Jackson Hole, Wyo.
-Mammoth Mountain, Calif.
-Head Teams Coach, Stowe, Vt.
-Alpine Coach, Copper Mountain, Colo.