Eydallin Sport, Sauze d’Oulx

The shop was founded 50 years by Amato Eydallin, who was one of the first ski instructors in Italy. He started instructing before the second world war in 1936 in Sestriere, among his clients were King Umberto II and the Agnelli family, the founders of Fiat. It was thanks to a large tip from one of his pupils that he started investing in Sauze d’Oulx.

Marco Eydallin

Marco and Simone both started skiing at the age of 3, and trained and raced with the Sauze ski club for over 10 years. Marco, having passed his ski instructors and club trainers exams dedicated himself to the up and coming discipline of Freestyle, gaining success in British and Italian championships.
 
He and two friends founded the renowned Freeskicamp freestyle ski school which ran summer camp glacier skiing for kids. They have also written a book on freestyle technique which is used by skis schools and have been appointed national freestyle trainers.
 
Marco has now decided to focus on his own project and has set up FreeSki Sauze here in Sauze D’Oulx! The club has now been running 2 years and has seen a huge rise in popularity and membership, it is sponsored by mighty brands such as Head skis and Dynafit ski wear.
 
Marco has a huge passion for mountaineering and is currently studying to become a mountain guide with the prestigious Piemonte mountain guide school. When qualified he aims to lead expeditions and camps in the mountains not only in the winter but throughout the year!
 
Marco is married to Katie, who has already gained important experience in the shop over the last 4 years, she is now a very valuable member of the Eydallin Sport team.
 

Elisabetta Eydallin

Elisabetta too has been skiing all her life and is a very accomplished skier, but went  anther route and became a mountain bike instructor.  She can often be seen running the Hotel Stella Alpina alongside Caroline -Renato’ English wife.
 
Elisabetta’s personal project and great success to date is the creche named ‘ Baby parking La Libellula’ which offers an outstanding service both in the winter (children aged between 13 months-6 years) through day care and summer camps for children.
 
Elisabetta has a passion for mountain biking and together with Andrea Tiberi her husband (Italian mountain bike champion and Rio 2016 Olympian!) she runs a MTB school which has a big following and membership!
 
Andrea is somewhat of a local legend and we are lucky enough to have him helping out in the shop from time to time in between training for the next big race!
 

Simone Eydallin

Simone was in the Piemonte regional team for a while, but his goal was always to become an “istruttore”an instructors instructor, the most prestigious qualification in Italian skiing. At 19 he became a ski instructor, at 20 a ski club trainer, and 22 a national trainer and at 23 he became the youngest “Istruttore” in Italy, and one of only 30 instructors in Italy to have all 4 qualifications. He is the most highly qualified ski instructor in Sauze d’Oulx.
 
Simone has had the opportunity of working with World Cup Swiss race preparation teams as a trainer. He has even himself been apart of the Interski Italian team, competing in Argentina 2015 where they were named winners.
 
Now, Simone works for the Sauze d’Oulx ski club, teaching youngsters that want to become instructors. He also has experience in the freestyle discipline and instructs for Freeski Sauze with his brother Marco.
 
Over the past 3 years Simone had been competing in vertical or ‘sky’ running competitions and has podium places in a number of world series races. This year he has initiated and organized Sauze’s very own sky race up to Mt. Generis (Faro degli Alpini).
 
Simone’s partner Emily is an experienced instructor and joins the team this year teaching the children at the Baby Parking La Libellula as well as offering private tuition here in Sauze.