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Chalky White, Professional Ski Instructor

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Address: 5178E Longsun Lane, Avon, Beaver Creek, CO 81620
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Chalky is awesome

I skied with Chalky for the second time this year, in Les Arcs, and he really is an inspiring teacher with a gift for explaining things. The real thing for me is that he... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I skied with Chalky for the second time this year, in Les Arcs, and he really is an inspiring teacher with a gift for explaining things. The real thing for me is that he completely understands the dynamics of skiing and how to put them across. From a "stuck intermediate" he has rebuilt my skiing completely on sound foundations so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Others have said that Chalky White is one of the world’s best ski instructors. After my recent experience, those comments are accurate. I am now a confident, efficient skier thanks to Chalky White. I’ve discovered skills within me that can ski almost any place or resort worldwide on his, ‘Ski the World with Chalky White’ program. Before meeting Chalky I’d... More 

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Avon, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

After more than 30 years of skiing, I spent a few days with Chalky White on the mountain and was amazed at how much better skier I became. Ever since, his book 'The 7 secrets of Skiing' is a mandatory reading for all my skier friends. Besides being a fabulous (and fabled) instructor, Chalky is also a true gentleman, always... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Others have already said that Chalky is one of the best ski instructors in the world. After only 3 lessons in difficult conditions last year where I saw dramatic improvements in my confidence and ability, I have to agree 100%. I went from being a good groomer skier to being able to do powder, ice and steep terrain with control!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is a great book! Mr. White has done an excellent job of combining the physical and mental aspects of skiing. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or expert skier, this book will help you improve.

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Eagle, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

If you are looking to improve your skiing more than you ever thought possible, take a lesson with Chalky White! I read his book, The Seven Secrets of Skiing and instantly improved my skiing following some of his teachings. Then, I was lucky enough to be able to take a lesson with Chalky. Wow, did I learn a lot! Chalky... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

Having visited beautiful ski resorts while traveling throughout the world for business, I seized the opportunity whenever possible to learn to ski. While the opportunities existed, as a novice, it was truly too long between lessons on the slopes; what I learned at the hands of the talented instructors was quickly lost and my level of ability plateaued. That was... More 

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

Chalky is an instrucor's instructor, actually we view him as more of a ski coach and trainer than just a ski teacher. We have skied with Chalky for about 10 years now. Though I am now 54 and have been skiing since I was 3 I find that Chalky's methods and coaching hve changed me into a more competant and... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Chalky is a longtime ski instructor at Beaver Creek. He is Australian and has a delightful sense of humor and a wonderful personality. If you're lucky, he might even break out into song for you! He is very knowledgeable about skiing and has written articles on the subject. Highly recommend him for an instructor on your trip out here.

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ChalkyWhite489, Owner at Chalky White, Professional Ski Instructor, responded to this review

Chalky here, the subject of this review. First, Thank you Maxine. Just one small error; I am in fact a Brit that's now also a U.S. Citizen and not an Aussie. Hate to say it but the Aussies got their accent from us Brits! Skiing is believing and having as much fun as possible. It's snowing somewhere. Chalky More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Ski instruction was excellent and groups were small and each person valued and worked with. We had two instructors Ron and Ernest both excellent. Highly organised and efficient service

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