Perisher Ski Resort in Australia’s Snowy Mountains has seen skiers test its slopes since the 1930s. It’s the biggest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere, with more than 3,000 skiable acres. Two ski instructors who grew up in Europe, Franz Pickler and Christian Keller have taught ski lessons at Perisher for 50 years. Their stoke is obvious and their wisdom about the importance of pursuing fun in this life is the most important lesson they have to teach anybody.

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