Front left: Rob Leonard, PA-C, with members of the Terry Peak Ski Patrol (Left to right: Jacques Dupret, Jenny Ringling, Andrew Pisciotta, Katie Christy, Tristan Christoffer.)
Rob Leonard, PA-C, doesn’t mind the cold, especially when he can ski. During the winter when he’s not at his regular post in the Emergency Department (ED) at Lead-Deadwood Hospital, Rob prefers to be on the slopes of Terry Peak with the ski patrol team.
“You have to enjoy the cold. It’s 5 degrees below zero up here today, but we’re dressed for it.”
Rob, originally from Rapid City, has been a part-time member of the patrol team for 11 years. When people ask why he does this in his spare time, he might say “I get paid to ski!” But don’t let that fool you.