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Get to know our people! Learn to snowboard with specialized instructors, with the most up-to-date methods, in group & private lessons.

Manolis Katsarakis

Manolis is a Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science graduate and recognized snowboard instructor from the Greek and Austrian federations. He became a member of the explosivo family in 2009 and his love for the mountain led him to the idea of creating a school that would aim to transfer his knowledge, quality learning, respect and passion for snowboarding to our little friends.

He is responsible for the proper functioning of the school, as well as the holistic education of the teachers depending on the needs of the age groups.

Sotiris Skoufis

He has been involved in snowboarding for 17 years of which the last 4 as an instructor in our academy! He is a graduate of Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a graduate instructor of the Austrian Federation, even achieving the best and highest marks in his department. Dealing with children and sharing his knowledge are his great passions in life !! Big kickers, style and lots of tricks are the elements that characterize him in snowboarding as freestyle is what represents him !!

Sotiris Skoufis

He has been involved in snowboarding for 17 years of which the last 4 as an instructor in our academy! He is a graduate of Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a graduate instructor of the Austrian Federation, even achieving the best and highest marks in his department. Dealing with children and sharing his knowledge are his great passions in life !! Big kickers, style and lots of tricks are the elements that characterize him in snowboarding as freestyle is what represents him !!

Marios Chatzikas

Born in Thessaloniki, he came in contact with ski resorts in northern Greece at the age of 17. The germ spread rapidly and the following year he worked as an escort on winter tours where he was trying to learn to snowboard. In 2007 and additionally in 2016, he visited OESV for obtaining a Snowboard instructor diploma. He is a member of our team since 2007.

Polykarpos Parastatidis

Graduate of Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki specializing in winter sports and mountaineering. Nature lover since childhood, he likes to wander in forests and mountains. His passion for extreme sports is not hidden, trying to try as much as he can. He loves snowboarding and his goal is to pass this love on to our little friends as well as our respect for the mountains and nature. He is a member of our team since 2016.

Polykarpos Parastatidis

Graduate of Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki specializing in winter sports and mountaineering. Nature lover since childhood, he likes to wander in forests and mountains. His passion for extreme sports is not hidden, trying to try as much as he can. He loves snowboarding and his goal is to pass this love on to our little friends as well as our respect for the mountains and nature. He is a member of our team since 2016.

Lefteris Chadios

Lefteris (also known as “Klark”) has been skiing since he was 4 years old and has been a ski athlete for several years competing in Pan-Hellenic races. But in 1994 he wore his first board and since then the snowboard has become his big ‘love affair’. In 2013 he received his snowboard instructor diploma in Schadming, Austria, and in the same year began working as a teacher at Explosivo Snowboard School. His love for the children and the pleasure of transmitting knowledge have made him an integral part of the family!

Dimitris Chatzifoteinos

He had his first contact with skiing at the age of 13. At the age of 18 while he began his studies his love for snowboarding starts and he became an athlete of the Greek skiing federation and participated in national competitions. At the age of 23 he realizes that snowboarding is a sport that offers incredible joy and fun. So he decides to join our team to convey this feeling to the younger generation.

Dimitris Chatzifoteinos

He had his first contact with skiing at the age of 13. At the age of 18 while he began his studies his love for snowboarding starts and he became an athlete of the Greek skiing federation and participated in national competitions. At the age of 23 he realizes that snowboarding is a sport that offers incredible joy and fun. So he decides to join our team to convey this feeling to the younger generation.

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