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The Team

Anna Skoglund

1974. Our Production Manager enjoys downhill biking and sailing but happens to own a speedboat. After several seasons at Monte Rosa Hütte she speaks Swiss German like a local and still claims Zermatt to be the best ski resort in the world. Mother of the cutest twins on earth

+46 (0)8 562 159 95

Erik Borggren

1979. Our Managing Director from the West Coast of Sweden. This dedicated young man is the envy of his friends, not only because of his beautiful wife but that he can ski all day and call it a job. But we all know he is a hard working office guru. Swedish herring or Italian carpaccio, this gourmet guy knows how to enjoy it all.

+46 (0)8 562 159 92

Henrik Hultberg

1968. Our Creative Tour Producer lives in Champoluc, Italy, where he runs the Ski Lodge Sherpa Prasec. His strongest mountain memory is the peak climb of Kilimanjaro. As much as he loves to search for new mountains around the Alps and beyond, a discovery of a good restaurant pleases him just the same.

+46 70 8496769

Johan Andersson

1971. Our Sales Manager from Sweden’s south. He spends the winters in the Alps, the summers in Stryn (Norway) and the autumns in Stockholm. Starting his umpteenth skiing season and still enjoys it. The hours he spends on the slopes are challenged by the quality time he spends on long lunches in the sun.

+46 70 8488159

Peffe Brzezinski

1958. Marketing Director for Alpine Legends and our own alpine encyclopaedia. He’s lived in the Alps since 1992, speaks 6 languages and has skied in more than 550 resorts. He is currently writing a book about his mountain experiences and it is worth noting that in the 80s he introduced the Monoski to Sweden.

+46 70 4710783

Malin Rosén

1979. Project manager and the strongest girl in the world? Certainly. World champion in kettlebell should be proof enough. Add to that a burning passion for skiing and gymnastics. She has previously stapled together medical conferences for thousands of participants and ranks high on the list of francophiles.

+46 (0)8 562 159 96

Ville Persson

1986. A vivid skier with a big heart. A smooth talker and a talented listener, even for children with reduced hearing. He is highly service minded and always ready to give a hand. Engelberg is his second home turf. Master at Excel.

+46 73 509 68 99

Our Guides

Lina Bodi Edström

1988. A calm but energetic young woman dreamt of the Alps and ended up in Engelberg inspired from an article in a ski magazine.
Already at a tender age she managed to get to Disneyland by being rather inventive.. She has made Engelberg her alpine home and lives with her loved one in the forest above the village.

Cia Ekstedt

50+. With a burning passion for water, snow and high mounatins. Sails faster than most and hard to beat on the mountain or on the tennis court. Speaks French English and German and knows how to smile in Italian. Fascinated by Tibet.

Hasse Olsson

1970. Originally from Stockholm with a passion for Italian mountains, food and drinks. He lives most of the year in Champoluc, Monterosa. With a past at Alpingaraget, Swedens leading ski-retailer (with the world’s largest ski boot sales!), he is our technical adviser and gear master.

Henrik Nilsson

1969. Our own Olympic athlete is seen happily skiing when the ice is too thick for rowing. Originally from the south of Sweden he has an intellect for snow and leadership training.

Kristian "Baggen" Baggerud

1964. He has become one of the softspoken locals in Chamonix. He has run several bars and restaurants in the Alps and skis as much and as soon as possible - when he doesn’t mountain bike.

Lian Green-Brzezinska

1958. Lian coaches humanitarian organisations and also teaches leadership. She has managed to spend 30+ ski seasons in the Alps. Mother of four. She has a predisposed love for Italy and its culture while at the same time having no problem swapping the snow for camels in Morocco.

Pelle "Bagarn" Bagewitz

1970. Our own Mountain Guide UIAGM trained at ENSA in Chamonix, where he lives since last the century. Lately he is enjoying other mountains as well. He rushes off to Finale or Kalymnos to go climbing as soon as the snow is gone.

Tatiana Broman

50+. Master Cave Dive Instructor with Russian roots. She has an incredible feel for people as well as being seriously service minded. Moved back from Mexico when she became a proud mother to Frida, and is now based in Oslo. A hell-of-a skier and mountain biker.

Tomas "Tompa" Månsson

1962. A rocker who is a happily married house-owner in Chamonix. He’s a chef, a mountain climber, a skier and a musician with a history as bass player for Sweden’s answer to Bruce Springsteen.

Johan "Sunkan" Sundberg

1966. After a life of skiing Johan now is walking legend. A daughter changed his life from the king of bars in Chamonix for almost 30 years. Among his famous creations you will find Bar du Moulin and South Bar. His life is now divided between a Kindergarten outside Stockholm and hikes at dreamlike destinations. Behind his very Swedish name there is some Italian temper from his father.

Anna Persengård

1974. Fearless and enthusiastic multitalented woman and mother of two. Runs a sports shop with her Italian husband when she is not away on alpine adventures for Alpine Legends. Our own expert of the Via Lattea ski area.

Niclas Ferin

1970. He left a skateboard and pinball career in Sweden for skiing the big mountains and never turned back. Spent some time in the water around Greece as a diving instructor, but soon returned to skiing the Alps. Probably one of the best boot fitters in Chamonix where he lives with wife and two kids.

Micke Green

1960. Faster than most. A father of 3. He has a wealth of experience from all over the Alps where he loves to spend his time. When he’s not fishing, kayaking, running or skiing his works as a Purser at SAS.

Gabriella Lindén

1990. Gabriella came to Champoluc, Italy, many years ago and found both the love of a husband and the Alps. She passed the 1st step of the Swedish Sci instructor course, as well as the Swiss Hotel school, so she is already an expert in the area of service. And yes, she can jive! better than the most.

Filippo Guiot

1968. Filippo was born and raised at a family run hotel in Sestriere. Ski Teacher, Alpine Ski Trainer and Restaurant Owner before he met Anna. Moved to Kinna in Sweden and runs a Sport Shop. Loves fast cars and Mountain Biking

Chris Balmer

1969. A former freestyle skier from Engelberg, Switzerland, with a big heart. His new favorite sport is Stand Up Paddling. Exchanges the skiing for kite surfing as soon as the summer wind blows.

Simon Johansson

1988. Everybody calls him Simpa. Childhood spent by the West Coast of Sweden, playing Ice Hockey. Loves Big Mountains, good food and good company. Former Bar Manager at Ski Lodge in Engelberg. More often smiling than not.

Jonatan Brzezinski

1989. Spend his childhood skiing in Megève with his three sisters. Prefers to be called Jonte in any of the five languages he speaks. Well travelled in 60+ countries. Lives in Stockholm after 3,5 yrs in the Middle East. Political Science and AI are his current passions.

Karin Malmberg

1982. She left Sweden for the magnificent mountains around Monterosa. A gentle appearance hides a big heart and will of a rock. When not working at a hotel in Champoluc she runs uphill with or without skis all over the Italian Alps.

Love Larsson

1995. With a pleasant calm from the mountainous county of Jämtland Love loves ski touring and powder skiing. He has spent much of his chosen time in the Italian Alps with a preference for Champoluc. His background as health care taker, It support, telemarketing and film maker is proof of a multi talent.

Jennie Bengtsson

1976. Jennie is from the west coast of Sweden, and have left the sport retail for high mountains of Mont Blanc. Well trained in service as an air hostess our guest will benefit of her contagious smile.

Johanna Sundström

1995. After several winter seasons in Engelberg with plenty of skiing and some work in between she has finally landed in our team. Her joy of skiing and a service mind are her assets. Sommers are spent teaching kids to sail and behave.

Jonas Engelin

1980. Our in-house DJ from the Swedish west coast has more energy than most. After couple of years as The bar manager in the Swiss resort of Engelberg, he is now spending the winters and summers in the Norwegian mountains. Hemsedal is home for now. A former pro swimmer, water polo player and boxer he is now ready to take on new challenges.

Kalle Green

1990. Karl is the latest recruit from the Green/Brzezinski family to join the Alpine Legends clan. He has been skiing since birth and as a trained ski instructor, there is no need to wait for him on the mountain, but with his oceans of patience he will gladly wait for you. His is fascinated by electricity, shamanism and music, so there no lack of interesting subject to discuss in the chair lift.