Sam comes from the UK and he has always been interested in outdoor pursuits; he has been a rock climber since 16 years old. His other hobbies are hiking and road cycling, eventually he did a degree in outdoor leadership. He joined IMG in 2017 but had already been working in the country for one season previously. He has also enjoyed a ski season in Italy.
Sam's UK Based qualifications are Summer Mountain Leader, Single Pitch Award Rock Climbing Instructor, and he has training in the Mountain Instructor award. In Iceland he gained Wilderness First Responder and Glacier Skills One.
His favourite place in Iceland is the Hvalfjörður hot tub and on his bucket list are the Westfjörðs, Dalvik,Yosemite and Lofoten Islands