Aaron has been a professional ski & snowboard instructor for the last 10 years, holding certifications as a children's and freestyle specialist. He has coached the Sugar Mountain Snowboard team as well as the Beech Mountain Academy Program. Every winter he helps out with the Race for the Cup youth program at Appalachian Ski Resort as well as the high school program sponsored by Cataloochee Ski Resort.
When he's not helping other's down the slopes he competes in the Sugar Mountain Race League and the USASA Men's Boardercross division where he finished 5th in the nation in 2018.
Aaron's the Head Brewer at Beech Mountain Brewery and lives on Beech Mountain. When he's not making beer or shredding down the slopes he is often hiking, paddling, rafting, climbing, camping somewhere in WNC. Usually, he has his trustworthy companion Oliver (Ollie) by his side at all times.