Andreas Matt

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Andreas Matt
Andreas Matt, Tag des Sports 2009.jpg
Andreas Matt
Medal record
Men’s freestyle skiing
Competitor for  Austria
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Vancouver Ski cross
FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Inawashiro Ski cross
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Deer Valley Ski cross

Andreas Matt (born 19 October 1982) is an Austrian freestyle skier who specializes in the skicross discipline. He is the brother of alpine skiers Mario Matt and Michael Matt.[1]

He made his World Cup debut in January 2004 in Les Contamines, and finished among the top thirty for the first time three days later, with a 27th place in Pozza di Fassa. Two twentieth places followed before the end of the season. The 2004–05 season was more mediocre, but the 2005–06 season was opened with a thirteenth place in Les Contamines. The 2006–07 World Cup run consisted of a tenth place in Flaine and a seventh place in Les Contamines; he also finished sixth at the 2007 World Championships in Madonna di Campiglio. In 2007–08 he finished ninth in Kreischberg and Grindelwald, before taking his first podium with a third place in Valmalenco in March. In his next World Cup events, in January 2009, he finished second in St. Johann in Tirol and won in Les Contamines.[2]

Matt represents the sports club SC Flirsch.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Die Schachzüge der Matt-Brüder" [The maneuvers of the Matt brothers]. nachrichten.at (in German). 14 February 2015. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Andreas Matt at the International Ski Federation Retrieved on 1 February 2009.