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Meet the team

Get to know the members of our team!

Beat Steiner

Co-Owner and CEO

"It's all about the skiing" says Beat Steiner. He has been actively involved in the ski industry since 1983. First as a ski model, then a ski cinematographer and now co-owner of Bella Coola Heli Sports....

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Peter “Swede” Mattsson

Founder - retired

Swede is a character of some renown in the skiing business, and was one of the driving force behind Bella Coola Heli Sports. He started his professional career in the hospitality industry....

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Christian Begin

Founder

A household name for anyone keen on ski & mountain bike films, Christian has been professionally involved in the ski industry for over 25 years. His passion for skiing and the mountain....

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Jan Neuspiel

Head Guide - Pantheon Heli Ranch

Jan's guiding career has spanned over 25 years and just about that many mountain ranges. Most of this time has been spent working and living in the Himalaya; guiding, climbing and trekking in Nepal (he speaks fluent Nepali) and running a helicopter skiing operation in India...

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Tim Wilkinson

Director Sales & Marketing

Tim could be referred to as a “professional ski bum” who is thrilled that he has managed to turn his passion for powder into a career. He has worked in ski resorts in British Columbia, Alberta, Colorado, Utah, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand. Over one nine-year stretch, Tim managed to ....

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Rebecca Percy

Lodge Manager

More to come

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"Woody" Tribe

Head Guide - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

Like many of us at Bella Coola Heli Sports, Woody started his ski industry "career" as a professional ski bum, having worked for many years in some of the world's best ski areas such as Chamonix....

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Steve Whittall

Head Guide - Eagle Lodge

Steve grew up in Eastern Canada, but after seeing the mountains for the first time at age 12, he knew right away he was moving west. Landing in Whistler in the late 1980s, Steve started his guiding career over thirty years ago…

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Richard Lapointe

Chief Heliski Pilot & Base Manager

Richard is recognized by the industry as one of the best film pilots in the world. He has worked with Warren Miller, Seth Morrison and the late Shane McConkey. It was on his first shoot that he met Swede....

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John Furneaux

Director of Mountain Operations

John has guided three expeditions to Mount Everest with two summits. However, the breadth and depth of his other adventures extends far beyond Everest. John has guided expeditions in places such as Alaska, the Yukon, Tibet, Pakistan, Russia, Baffin Island, Africa, Patagonia ....

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Tristen Rasmussen

Assistant Head Guide - Eagle Lodge

Tristen has worked as a guide throughout western Canada for professional organizations such as.....

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Peter Wainwright

Assistant Head Guide - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

Bio to come....

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Annie Gaudette

Reservations & Office Manager

After suspicion from the local police authority, Annie....

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Nic Butler

Head Guide - Pantheon Heli Ranch

Bio to come

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Christoph Gisler

Host & Owner - Terra Nostra Guest Ranch

Originally from Switzerland, Christoph is a qualified ski and telemark instructor. With Terra Nostra Guest Ranch his lifelong dream has come true and all of his different qualities enable him to bring out the very best of Terra Nostra Guest Ranch....

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Nicole Mould

German Sales

Nicole was born and raised just south of Vienna, Austria. Growing up in a family that enjoyed winter holidays, she......

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Ben Duthie

Sales Coordinator

Growing up in the small winter town of Elkford, tucked away in British Columbia’s East Kootenay region of the South Rocky Mountains......

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Kate Evans

Sales Coordinator

Kate grew up by the beautiful sunny beaches of Perth, Western Australia, about as far away from the snow and mountains as you could possibly be......

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Tina Bak

Co-Owner & Lodge Manager - Eagle Lodge

Guests love Tina! She is co-owner of Eagle Lodge and runs the non-skiing side of the program. Guests often re-book Eagle Lodge because Tina makes them feel like they are coming home.....

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Dr. Renata Lewis

Medical Director

Is there anything Dr. Lewis can't do? She's an Emergency and Rural/Remote Physician, Search and Rescue technician and helicopter medevac and HETS pre-hospital doctor.....she's even flown small airplanes, become a river guide, competed in international ski races, given standing ovation speeches to raise over half a million dollars for various charities, and has sung on stage at major rock concerts with well known stars and musicians (although she is adamant she can’t actually sing). Ironically, she likes ....

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