Profile: Peter

Name: Peter Thomson

From: Huntly, Aberdeenshire .

Occupation: currently PhD student at Imperial College, London. Part-time chemistry tutor and rollerski instructor.

Background: Peter grew up in Huntly, Scotland where he was a skier and racer at the Huntly Nordic Ski Club and a contemporary of the incredible generation of skiers including Andrew Musgrave and Alex Standen.

Coaching experience: regular beginners' and club coach in Hyde Park and Dorney. Has done a couple of sessions for the Army Medical Services cross-country ski team.

Feedback: Peter had the following feedback from a Dorney skier -
'Peter is a really great teacher, albeit rather kind and gentle.' (We are working on making him meaner!)

Qualification: qualified as Snowsport England rollerski instructor.