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Marta Garcia

Spanish nationality
25 years old
Open minded athlete who's is in great progression in her discipline, moutaineering skiing. She's a mountain enthusiastic. Her palmares is exceptional giving her young age.
« One day it's possible that we will attend the Olympics.... »
 
career highlights
 
Marta started ski mountaineering in 11 years old. At 17 she joined the "Catalunya Technical Center of ski Mountaineering". Little by little she got introduce to competition when joining the Catalan and Spanish selection.
 
INTERVIEW
+ What are your three finest skiing achievements ?
  • 2nd Junior World Cup 2012 and 2nd in 2013 in the -23 yeans old cathegory
  • Spanish Junior Champion in 2011/2012 and in the - 23 years old cathegory in 2013
  • Spain Champion by team in 2013
  • 6th at the Pierra Menta
+ Who do you prefer skiing with ?
With any friends that love the sports.
+ Your best experience, high up ?
I had a lots of good experiences practicing skiing: in the Maladetes range at sunset, some goods moments at the Columina hut, and spectacular competition such as the Pierra Menta... on top of that always well escorted, surrounded by beautifull landscape enjoying the ascent and the way down!
+ And the worst ?
When I found myself flying and ending on the ground. A dislocated shoulder a week before the World Championship.
+ What do you like doing when you’re not skiing ?
I like to practice others sports such as climbing, running and biking. I also enjoy reading; studying the nature and spend time with my close friends.
What’s your involvement with the Millet Design Centre and in product development generally ?
My wish is to always do the maximum to promote the brand for the equipment and apparel they send me. Thanks to Millet I can practice my sports in optimal conditions. I also give my opinion about the products, their qualities ant the possible improvement that could be done.
How do you see your discipline evolving in the next few years ?
Ski mountaineering is an emerging discipline with a number of participation that keeps on increasing. The number of competition and the media and social impact increased as well. One day it's possible that we will attend the Olympics....