Ross is a well--‐traveled New Zealander, with a passion for adventure, currently based in North America when not working for Quark as a Polar Guide in the Arctic and Antarctic. He is a certified Kiteboarding Instructor (IKO) and is also a qualified Yoga Instructor having taught yoga internationally for many years. When not in the Polar regions Ross enjoys sailing and has many Blue Water miles in Northern Pacific and Asian waters (San Francisco --‐ Hawaii, 2008, Wharram Catamaran).
He also works seasonally as a Yacht Rigger with the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto. Returning to the Polar regions has become an irresistible temptation that Ross believes is a special privilege to experience these unforgettable and awe--‐inspiring places on planet Earth.