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.
Date of Birth:
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
Rib Eye Steak
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
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? For sure no hard parts with skiing=)
Most important people in your life and career:
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
Train harder than everyone else
Occupation If I was not a professional skier:
I would be a proffessional fotball player, seem pretty fun…