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Gherardo Gambaro
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Nationality: Italian

Started working for The Rookie Academy in: 2008? not quite sure now……

Home Mountain: anywhere with trees, powder and a good lunch

Qualifications: NZSIA Examiner, Italian Maestro di Sci, Swiss level III (patente), NZMSC Avalanche level 1

Countries where have you worked: New Zealand, Italy, France, Austria, Switzerland

Favourite resort: Bruson (Switzerland) on a powder day

Career Highlight: getting a job as off-piste guide and coach in Verbier

Other Interests: ski mountaineering, surfing, painting

Originally from Italy, Gherardo moved to New Zealand in 1999 and he’s been training and working back-to-back seasons ever since.

He is a current NZSIA Ski Examiner and has been a member of NZSIA Demo Team at 2011 Interski.

He spends the Northern Hemisphere winters in the European Alps training instructors and off-piste guiding in Verbier (Switzerland).

His name is too complicated for many, so most people just call him ‘G’.

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