Meet the team

Meet the Team

The Powder Recon team is here to make you smile on each and every day of your Japanese powder adventure. With a diverse selection of local and international guides, there is always someone on hand to show you the best secret powder stashes as well as to point you in the right direction of some of the most unique cultural experiences and culinary destinations in the area.
 
Powder Recon is a collection of dedicated and passionate people, incredibly talented at what they do. Click below to find out a little more about each and every team member on hand this season.

We are all looking forward to meeting you in Myoko, Japan’s best kept secret!

Baba

Another new addition to the team, Baba is our do everything Japanese – English translator, who will be h...

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Bryce

Bryce has lived in Japan for five years and snowboarded annually since the ’99 season. He has experience...

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Chu

Chu has been snowboarding in the Akakura area for the last 18 years. Riding professionally for the past ...

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Dylan

A Swiss – Kiwi beast, he will throw himself off just about any cliff, pillow, jump, and ramp he can find...

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Elke

Tasmanian powder hunter, Elke travels the world following the winter, and putting on her skis at every o...

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Evan

The youngest member of the team but by no means the least creative. Along with being and amazing guitari...

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Hugo

 

Normally covered in powder, he can blend into any snowy backdrop. A snowboarder with a co...

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James

James is both Snowboarder and Skier, having spent 6 years in Leysin, Switzerland plus three with us here...

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Luke

Explorer and traveller, Luke has seen a lot and done even more. A man with a great sense of adventure an...

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Miyashita

“The master” he is a man that demands a lot of respect. He is a Japanese master carpenter in summer and ...

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Rainer

If you’re thinking of the perfect life. Talk to Rainer, a furniture maker who lives on the small island ...

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Ray

He kicked in some chromosomes to create Evan, but don’t take him lightly he can also create the most bea...

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Steve O

Steve O has lived and ridden in places too numerous to count - we consider him the true riding connoisse...

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Sugi

Another new addition to the team, Sugi is a Myoko-local who knows his way around the slopes like the bac...

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Tom

Like a bison to water Tom cant resist the snow. Coming to us from the United States he has spent the las...

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