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NameMatthew John Carter
ContingentTeam Ontario



Giant slalom Male
Final position: 4
Heat 5Tuesday, February 27, 200710:00Mt. Sima
Bronze/4thTuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima
Eight final 8Tuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima
Quarter final 4Tuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima
Semi final 2Tuesday, February 27, 200713:00Mt. Sima



Height (ft, inches)5'5"
Weight (lb)138 lb
Language(s) spokenenglish
Years I have participated in my sport
10 years
Club or School TeamOntario Provincial Team
CoachMichael Towers/Lindsay Young
Position/Event/SportAlpine Snowboarding
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
Finished 5th at a NorAm Cup Event in Quebec this past December 2006-personal best.
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2006 Canadian Junior Nationals Giant Slalom 9
2006 Canadian Junior Nationals Parallel Slalom 6
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
Represent Ontario, to take home one of the first snowboarding medals at the Canada Winter Games, experience the Games and meet other athletes.
My personal role model
Many of the National and Olympic Snowboarders who have always been supportive and offered advice to us younger athletes at the races.
Other information that could be of interest to the media
I will be graduating from grade 12 in June and I hope to pursue snowboarding and attend university, I like to rock climb and play the guitar in my spare time.