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Ski & Snowboard
Skiing, Snowboarding and Surfing
Sam Morishima the Founder and Director of SnoZone Endless Slope ski and snowboard school in Sacramento (article "ski instructor without snow") and Endless Slope school in San Francisco (article "Skiing innovator shares his mastery with students). In conjunction with the San Francisco school Sam works with Adventurous Sport (www.adventurous.com) expanding its San Francisco programs to include beginner and intermediate surfing (Surf Lessons) on the water in the Santa Cruz area as well as a Dry-Land class (Dry Land Lessons) in San Francisco. Currently the school is in the process of developing a Wake Boarding Program. For Wake boarding we recommend "West Coast Wake Board Camp" (Related Links).
Sam has had the pleasure to instruct and work with several notable athletes such as Louie the Chimpanzee in the making of the snowboard movie "MXP" (Most Xtreme Primate) for Walt Disney and MiraMax. He has also worked with JAWS Surf World Champion Garrett McNamara in Japan on the Endless Slope as well as Wake Board Champion Mike Schwenne to name a few on perfecting their snowboarding skills.
Sam enjoys working with his students and realizes that for many of them that skiing, snowboarding and surfing is an important part of their well being both mentally and physically as well as socially.
Sam is also an independent consultant in both the Biotech-Medical field and the Sports Industry.
In the biotech and medical industry Sam's experience ranges from being a chemist developing clinical medical tests, to Corporate Director of medical marketing, new market & global medical business development, International medical marketing & sales and managing international medical business. Sam is a member of the NorthStar Business Consultant team LLC www.northstarusa.com
Sam has researched ski and snowboard artificial slopes and businesses for urban terrain park development. (article: "Skiing and snowboarding on a Dryslope")