NICE TO MEETCHA: Mathieu Morency

Hey there, nice to meetcha Mathieu Morency! We caught up with Mathieu earlier in May while reminiscing on the season that was 19/20, ’bout time you meet the guy!

Home turfing in Quebec City.

ABOUT MATHIEU MORENCY

Lives: Quebec city

Age: 43

Home Mountain: Mont Sainte-Anne.

Years Riding: 30

Claim to Fame: 4 XGames appearances. Podiums at US Open, Goodwill Games, and World Cups.

Favorite Place to Ride: Whistler, Tignes, and the Tahoe area. This season I had so much fun at the Empire Games in Stoneham. Riding powder all day with my friends before the night contest. And at the Top to Bottom competition at Le Massif, the people were just friendly and the vibe between the riders was great.

Favorite Music: I listen to Snoop, Metallica, and every song from the Rocky movies.

Favorite Rider: Shaun palmer, he is the best all-around rider for me. I will always remember meeting him in Squaw Valley when he told me “good riding today.”

Set-Up: Goofy. +30,-3. 21 wide on a Burton Flight Attendant with Burton Photon in Burton Genesis.

When the resorts closed Mathieu took his riding elsewhere.

Q+A WITH MATHIEU MORENCY

WHY SNOWBOARDING?

MM: Snowboarding for me means liberty and friendship. You can just go riding powder in the woods with some friends and relax and look at the beauty of nature. Snowboarding is just the best.

PERFECT DAY?

MM: That would be in the springtime. You go to the ‘terrasse’ which is a secret spot in the woods of Mont Sainte-Anne and there is usually be a jump, beers, and some good company.

WHEN YOU’RE NOT SNOWBOARDING?

MM: I also skateboard, mountain bike, take care of my daughter Alissa and my dog Pirouette.

NICKNAME?

MM: The snowboard community knows me as ‘MOMO.’

MOMO doing a risky slash for the camera.

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