Athlete Profile - Michael TRAPP

Michael TRAPP
Birth Date:  10 Jul 1988
Age:  29
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  173

Events and Medals

Event Rank
Men's Parallel Giant Slalom 30

Michael TRAPP - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Sat, 24 Feb 9:27
Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Qualification Run
Sat, 24 Feb 10:21
Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Elimination Run

Biographical Information

Highlights World Championships
2017Sierra Nevada, ESP2016
2015Kreischberg, AUT3137
2013Stoneham, QC, CAN4033
2011La Molina, ESP3525

FIS World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons

FIS World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
2017/20181 x 38th1 x 13th1 x 28th
2016/20171 x 19th-1 x 6th
2015/20162 x 19th-2 x 29th
2014/20151 x 18th-1 x 30th

FIS World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
132017/2018Parallel Slalom TeamLackenhof, AUT
282017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomCortina d'Ampezzo, ITA
352017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomBansko, BUL
362017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomBansko, BUL
382017/2018Parallel SlalomBad Gastein, AUT
382017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomCarezza, ITA
392017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomLackenhof, AUT
432017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomRogla, SLO
472017/2018Parallel Giant SlalomRogla, SLO
492017/2018Parallel SlalomCortina d'Ampezzo, ITA

ALL - Overall, BA - Big Air, HP - Halfpipe, PGS - Parallel Giant Slalom, PS - Parallel Slalom, PST - Parallel Slalom Team, SBS - Slopestyle, SBX - Snowboard Cross, SBXT - SBX - Snowboard Cross Team, PAR - Parallel Overall, AFU - Freestyle Overall, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Nickname Mike. (Facebook page, 26 Jan 2018)
Hobbies Fishing, fixing cars. (, 21 Jan 2018)
Occupation Mechanic
Family Wife Kelly
Languages spoken English
Club name SG Pro Team
Coach Justin Reiter, USA; Thedo Remmelink [personal], NED; Erich Pramsohler [personal], ITA (, 13 Sep 2017)
Injuries He strained the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in his knee in a training accident in December 2012. Although he was advised to rest by doctors, he continued competing with a brace around his right knee. (, 11 Dec 2012)
Start He first discovered snowboarding at age eight while visiting his grandparents in Madrid, ME, United States of America. However, he had to wait another two years before he grew big enough to find a snowboard that was the right size for him. (, 11 Dec 2012)
Reason He took a snowboarding lesson as soon as he was physically big enough and fell in love with the sport immediately. (, 11 Dec 2012)
Philosophy "I firmly believe that any man's finest hour- his greatest fulfilment to all he holds dear is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious." [Vince Lombardi] (Facebook profile, 25 Jan 2018)
Additional information General
He has been elected to the United States of America Snowboard Association [USASA] executive board, serving as a riders' representative. (, 11 Dec 2012)

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