Matt Ladley, an explosive rider out of Steamboat Springs, Colo., is rapidly making a name for himself in the snowboard world as an all-around rider. Though still a young charger, Matt has taken more than his fair share of hard knocks getting to where he is today – broken collarbones, gnarly shin splints, sinus infections, you name it the guy seems to catch it. But he’s known for more than his ailments. A well-rounded snowboarder blessed with style, he seems to bring a history lesson to his pipe runs with a display of old school timeless simplicity, mixed with a heavy dose of cutting edge spins and flips. Ladley has been training hard expanding his bag of tricks, including back-to-back 1080s in his halfpipe run and a double cork frontside ten crowd pleaser. Ladley’s secret weapon, cab 9 and style for miles.