About Vivid

Vivid Snowboarding was founded back in 2011 to provide the very best riding experiences in Verbier and beyond

The Vivid Snowboarding team have been carefully hand picked. All the crew are highly qualified and are exceptional riders and Instructors. Our number one goal is to make sure you have the very best adventure on the mountain.

Meet our Riders

  • Rob Norton

    Top British, Swiss and French qualified (BASI level 4, Swiss Brevet Federal and French Carte pro). Rob founded Vivid Snowboarding back in 2011 and is an experienced backcountry coach and a BASI examiner/trainer for up and coming instructors. Rob is one of the most experienced snowboard instructors out there, he’s been riding, teaching and coaching around the globe since 1998. When not with clients on the mountain Rob will be out riding and filming new content.

  • Chris Rowley

    Chris started snowboarding at an early age in Chamonix and this is shown in his effortless style all over the mountain. Chris holds his BASI level 4 qualification and has recently been appointed a BASI Snowboard trainer. He can develop any individuals riding. Whether a low intermediate rider wanting to gain confidence on steeper terrain or the up and coming instructor looking to gain the next qualification in the system, Chris is your man. When not teaching on the hill Chris can be found turning heads in the snowpark.

  • Jan Schlimmer

    Austrian qualified, Jan, A.K.A Dutchy, has been riding and working in Verbier for the last 19 years. His personal training and physiotherapy background rolls effortlessly into his mountain sessions. Jan is fluent in English, Dutch, German and French. An ex dutch rail riding professional, Jan started his snowboarding career in the indoor snow domes in Holland. His casual style and big bag of tricks got him shop sponsored and kitted out in Analog clothing and Salomon snowboards. The days of riding street rails and entering jib contests don’t last forever. Jan naturally made the progression to riding in the Alps with plenty more variety and his journey has bought him to his home in Verbier. 

  • Domi Tta

    Domi was born and bred in Rome, Italy and is one of our park specialists. She has the skills to tackle and conquer any rail set up and is one of the top freestyle coaches on the mountain. Domi is a big part of our coaching team in Cervinia, Italy for our summer camps and she brings her relaxed and fun approach to any session. Domi was part of the very successful Girls Shred sessions in Verbier this past winter and will be pushing these sessions this coming winter in Verbier. Domi focuses on her organic and sustainable clothing and Bikini brand Soul Daze in the Summer months. If you are looking for one of the funnest instructors on the mountain then Domi is your go to.

  • George Lampropoulos

    George has exceptional teaching skills and is one of our highest requested instructors. His mild relaxed manner helps build confidence and will improve your technical skills. George has been riding and teaching in Verbier for over ten years and knows the mountain exceptionally well.  While George is not teaching or riding he can be found shooting photos all over the mountain, you can check out his photography at georgelabrophoto.com

  • Jacob Norremark

    Jacob (The Great Dane) is with us for his third winter. His natural skills and relaxed manner has made him one of the most sort after instructors on the team. When not teaching he can be found out freeriding in the mountains around Verbier. He qualified through the BASI Snowboard system and is steadily climbing the ranks and adding more qualifications to his name.

  • Emilio Gaggio

    Emilio came through our instructor training course back in 2017 and has rejoined us this winter. A skater from London Emilio has a natural ability in the snowpark. Emilio is awesome with all clients, he loves to teach his passion for freestyle riding. If you are looking to grow your park skills then a session with Emilio is a must!

  • Michael Prestonward

    Michael came through our instructor training course in 2021 – 2022. He showed huge natural talent on his board and he is great with teaching both Children and adults alike. When not teaching he can be found riding the Verbier snowpark, when the snow is on he will be out riding the awesome backcountry Verbier has on offer.

Careers at Vivid Snowboarding 

We are always on the lookout for new talented instructors to join our team here in Verbier.

Please drop us a C.V and any footage of yourself riding if you would like to work for us here at Vivid Snowboarding.

We also offer a recruitment style service where we will help individuals find work in the industry. Given our experience and time within the instructing world we have contacts across the globe. We have successfully helped students find employment in the following countries: Switzerland, Austria, China, Japan, Canada, America, NZ, Australia, Spain, Sweden, and Scotland.