Mattias Hargin

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The king of second runs! Mattias can go from a really lousy first run to a brilliant second run and end up on the podium. This is what makes ski racing so exciting and we love the show! This season, Mattias´s strong mentality earned him two World Cup bronze medals.

About

Nick Name:

Matte

Date of Birth:

851007

Height:

179,5-180 cm

Weight:

80kg

Residence:

Monaco

Marital status:

Girlfriend Matilda

Major interest/hobby:

photography

Other sports:

Freeride sking, Surfing, Fotboll, Golf

Best idea of having good time:

Step in my nordica Jah Love and shred some powder

Top 3 websites:

Dif.se, Aftonbladet.se/sportbladet, Fotosidan.se

Favorite food:

Rib Eye Steak

Favorite music:

My cd case edition 2000-2004, stuffed with all my best mix cd:s. Nr 1 cd- ”Hargins ledgendary hip hop mix”

Favorite place to travel to:

Bali because i love the surf

What is your favorite city to visit and why:

Stockholm, were I grow up and have most of my friends.

Favorite spots and resorts:

Engelberg, amazing freeride skiing.

Where do you preferably spend your time off:

Home in Monaco or skiing pow in Engelberg

Skiing since:

3 years old

What started you skiing:

Skiing was a natural choice for me since I am the youngest of five siblings and my whole family where already into the sport when I was born. So, it wasn’t really an active choice, however the skiing turned out to suit my temperament perfectly.

Best part of skiing:

To have the opportunity to do what i love and all the experience you get from travel around

Hardest part:

Hardest part? For sure no hard parts with skiing=)

Most important people in your life and career:

My Family

Best moment in career:

I had a lot of great moments but still waiting fot the best.

Year 2009 Highlights:

5th place World championship Val d´isère, 3rd place Scandinavian Big Mountain Championships in Riksgränsen

Objectives for 2009/10:

Stay top 7 in the Sl rank, fight for a medal at the Olympics

Most respected skiers:

I can´t name one specific, there are too many of them

Training “secret”:

Train harder than everyone else

Occupation If I was not a professional skier:

I would be a proffessional fotball player, seem pretty fun…

Check Mattias blog:

mattiashargin.com


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