Claire has been in the snowsports industry since 2002 when she trained with the Otago Polytech at Cardrona. Since then Claire has instructed, coached freestyle/race, represented NZ, trained ITC students at Cardrona and examined SBINZ Children’s Cert, Level One and Two. During her 11 years of back-to-back Winters Claire also achieved a Diploma in Sports Management and Coaching and a Bachelor of Physical Education.

In the past Claire has worked for Snowsports NZ in a Sport Support role and was the High Performance Centre Coordinator for Cardrona. Claire is now the owner/operator of her start up business LEAFCUTTER offering business support and specialising in funding and grants. With having a couple of years off Claire and Adam have added Finn and Mia to their tribe. In their spare time they enjoy taking the kids up the mountain, biking and time on the lake.