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Matt Margetts

Matt Margetts

Gender

Male


Nickname

MArg


Ski

Wall


Top results

2nd European Open Halfpipe Laax, Switzerland
2nd The North Face Open Halfpipe Northstar, CA
4th NZ Open Slopestyle Cardrona, NZ
4th Glacier 3000 Slopestyle Switzerland
5th Nippon Open Joetsu, Japan
5th European Open Slopestyle Laax, Switzerland
5th TNFO Halfpipe Whistler, BC
7th Dew Tour Halfpipe Killington, Vermont
7th Dew Tour Halfpipe Northstar, CA
8th Dew Tour Halfpipe Snowbasin, Utah
8th Dew Tour Halfpipe Breckenridge, CO
8th European X Games Tignes, France
9th X Games Halfpipe Aspen, CO
Cover of Freeskier and SBC Skier


Date of birth

January 15, 1988


Nationality

Canadian


Home

Born: Victoria, BC, Grew up: Penticton BC, Live: Vancouver, BC


Hobbies

Surfing, skate boarding, traveling, playing guitar


Motto

Life's a beach, why not live on it


Info

http://mattmargetts.com


Sponsors

Völkl, Marker

My name is Matt Margetts, I am twenty-four years old from Penticton BC and I am a professional skier.

What is your favorite ski in 2012/2013 Collection?
The Wall


Why do you like this ski?
stiff, lots of camber, and a black base


What conditions do you use this ski for?
Halfpipe and park


What other skis in the 2011/2012 collection do you ride?
Chopstick for powder


What bindings do you use and where do you mount them?
Marker Jester mounted 2 cm back from true center.


What DIN do you have your bindings on?
16


Favorite skier:
Pep Fujas and Dave Crichton


Favorite place to ride:
Whistler, BC


Best snow trip:
Joetsu Japan


What age did you start to ski?
Age 7


What can’t you live without?
Sushi, my family


Favorite phone App?
Instagram


Goals and plans:
Podium at X Games Halfpipe and 2014 Olympics Halfpipe
Film well rounded segment and win Powder Award