A cool and calm rider from Finland who boosts out of the halfpipe, 26-year-old Markus has had good contest results, including bronze at XG Aspen 2013 and a solid 11th-place finish at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He finished 3rd at the 2013 World Snowboard Championships (Stoneham, CAN, Jan. 20). He has a competitive run and is working on adding a double Michalchuk.
- XG Aspen 2013 SuperPipe bronze
- XG Aspen 2014 is his 5th XG Appearance
- Finished 3rd (behind Iouri Podladtchikov and Taku Hiraoki) at the 2013 World Snowboard Championships (Jan. 20, 2013, Stoneham, CAN).
- Has just one World Cup career win, Ruka, FIN (Dec. 2011).
X Games Competition History
|X Games Aspen 2014|| SBD SuperPipe||16th|
|Winter X Games Tignes 2013|| SBD SuperPipe||11th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SBD SuperPipe||3rd|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SBD SuperPipe||9th|
|Winter X 2011|| SBD SuperPipe||4th|