Mark Turner – Rescue Helicopter Crewman, Mountain Biker
Mark Turner has a long history working in the emergency services sector firstly as a Fire Fighter with NSW Fire and Rescue and currently as a Rescue Helicopter Crewman.
His flying career has taken him many places working out of bases in both New South Wales and Queensland.
He has been mentored by some of the industries best “old hands” and continues to enjoy working in the multi-disciplinary environment.
They received many awards both nationally and internationally and it showcased the industry and the AW139 helicopter to the world.
Mark loves adventure sports and escapes the stresses of the job enjoying mountain biking, snowboarding and surfing with fellow crew members and close friends.
He is passionate about sharing his knowledge with other adventure seekers about backcountry safety and Personal Locator Beacon usage.