This Denver-based rider surprised at X Games Aspen 2016 when he won gold in Snowboard SuperPipe. Though the contest was cut short due to weather, Matt earned the title with a beautiful run featuring great amplitude and a technical frontside 1260. Matt followed his XG gold with a dominant win at the Park City Grand Prix (Feb. 6). He grew up in the Midwest with a dedicated mom who moved him to Steamboat Springs when he was 11 to pursue a professional snowboard career. Ladley is a member of the U.S. Snowboard Pro Team and a product of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
- XG gold at Aspen 2016 after being an alternate at both Aspen 2014 and 2015.
- Made the Final at his 3 previous XG Aspen appearance: 9th, 2013 (withdrew before Final due to crash in practice); 5th, 2012; 8th, 2011.
- Won the Park City Grand Prix on Feb. 6, 2016.
X Games Competition History
|X Games Oslo 2016|| SBD SuperPipe||18th|
|X Games Aspen 2016|| SBD SuperPipe||1st|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2013|| SBD SuperPipe||9th|
|Winter X Games Aspen 2012|| SBD SuperPipe||5th|
|Winter X 2011|| SBD SuperPipe||8th|