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Chris Gard - Chief Instructor


Chief Intructor
Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre
Kayak Coach Level 2 | Canoe Coach Level 2 | MIAS Level 2 | Summer Mountain Leader | First Aid Mountain Medicine | Rock Climbing Instructor | DofE Bronze/Silver/Gold Assessor

Chris was a police officer for 30 years and on leaving worked as a Pupil Premium Coordinator in Newquay for 8 years, engaging students with outdoor learning.  His interest in outdoor education and a passion for walking the mountainous regions of the UK and climbing the cliffs of Cornwall and North Wales led Chris to take up a career as an instructor at Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre.