Mateo Massitti

Name: Mateo Massitti   Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada   First Mountain: Lake Louise, Alberta

Where do you live now?

Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada

Whats your current Local Mountain?

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

What board do you ride?

Alternator and Team Pro. Alternator is my favourite and go to. I’ve never had the pleasure of riding such a thing.

What bindings do you ride?

Team Pro’s all day.

What boots do you ride?

Select TLS.

Can you describe yourself in one sentence? 

Fully Loaded.

Are you on TikTok?

Unfortunately I am.

What´s your favorite trick to watch?

Cab 7

What´s your favorite trick to do?

Switch Back 5 Melon

If you could learn one trick right now what would it be?

Switch Back Rodeo 9

What is your favorite book?

Not a huge reader, my last favourite book I can think of is the “To Kill A Mockingbird".

What do you do when you’re not snowboarding?

I do some forest firefighting in the summers, cut wood, skate, go fly fishing, spend time with my friends and family, try to live a little.

Do you listen to podcasts? If so, what´s your Favorite podcast?

Lots of BombHole and Airtime, also some Huberman Lab.

Best snowboarding hack (advice) you have?

Do what feels best for your soul, don’t create any boundaries around yourself or you’re riding.

Do you have any special advice for board set-ups?

Experiment a bit, goof around with your stance and setback, you’ll figure out the perfect balance at some point.

What is your favorite snack to bring to the hill when snowboarding?

Sour Cherries, some sort of candy.

Where can people find out more about you or follow you?

Instagram. Maybe the odd magazine if you’re into those.

Why should people support Nitro?

Nitro is one of the companies that feels like family. You can trust what everyone says because they have either been through it, or are going through it. The insight and knowledge within the brand is unmatchable, and it shows in all their products. Nitro is a bunch of talented snowboarders and individuals running an authentic snowboard company.

What is your favorite thing about snowboarding?

The people and relationships you make within the industry along the way. The problem solving and feeling of achievement when something works out. I’ve learnt so much through snowboarding I don’t think anything else would have taught me. I love how individuals can truly express themselves in their own unique ways when they’re riding.