Eric began skiing at about 6 yrs old when he was gifted and old pair of A&T skis and bought a pair of steel shank winter boots to attach to them. Two years later, he joined Blizzard and progressed all the way through Top Black and the Apprentice Instructor program. Through High School, he raced on the Irondale HS Ski Team and upon graduation became the Irondale Ski Coach for 11 years. Other ski leadership experiences include Team Gilboa Race coach and coaching at Mt Hood, Wild Mountain Ski Patrol & trainer for Regional Patrol staff. Eric is a PSIA Level 3 Alpine Level 3 certified instructor and former PSIA Eduction staff. He is currently, Blizzard's Training Director.