Steve Norton settled in Queenstown 28 years ago, originally attracted by the white water kayaking and skiing but stayed for the beauty and diversity of the town. He established New Zealand’s biggest paragliding school and flew tandem paragliders for over 12 years. Steve has also established and owned a restaurant and managed bus and gas companies.
Steve is Managing Director of Around The Basin, helping oversee the day to day operation. In his spare time he teaches racing kayaking and enjoys competing in cycling and multi sport races. His partner is Lisa Cooper, operations manager for the business together they have two children Isabella and Isaac.