John B. McGrath avec It's All Part of the Alpine Experience: A Winter Season in the World's Most Famous Ski Resort Chamonix Mont Blanc
John McGrath John McGrath was brought up in the Southern Alps of New Zealand and has been a passionate skier since first taking up the sport in 1976. He was in the provincial race team, is a qualified ski instructor and regularly races the masters. Professionally John first worked in the corporate world of insurance, finance and merchant banking before opening the first of his many businesses, a ski and surf shop in Wellington. John then owned a horse riding school, an event management company and a swag of restaurants, cafés and bars. He has been a film critic for 16 years and has written a book titled “Watch this Movie” which reviews over 1,100 of his favourite films. John has also been New Zealand's accredited press representative at seven Cannes Film Festivals. John is an experienced freelance writer for high profile magazines, newspapers and online media and spent six years as a wine writer and two years presenting his own lifestyle television show. His passion for writing continues with film scripts and a number of other books he is about to complete. John is now working towards becoming a full time writer. He currently lives in Europe. He is employed as an executive chef in the Alps in the winter and on luxury super yachts in the Mediterranean during the summer. John's other interests include golf, horse-riding, fitness and health and anything outdoors.