Mark Abma


Mark Abma
Mark Abma
Personal information
Nickname(s) "Abadigima"
Nationality  Canada
Born March 3, 1980(1980-03-03)
Sport
Sport Big Mountain

Mark Abma (born March 3, 1980) is a professional freeskier from Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia.[1] He has won numerous awards, including the Powder Video Award for Best Male Performance in 2007 and 2005. Abma was first known as a mogul and park skier, but moved on to the back country and heliskiing later in his career. He has been featured in many extreme skiing movies.

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Projects

Recently, Mark has started up an advocacy group called One Step, whose goal is to help skiers and ski resorts reduce their carbon footprint.[2]

Moreover Abma helped Salomon to design their ski called the "Shogun".

Career achievements

Competition results:

  • 4th 2003 U.S Open Big Air [3]
  • 5th 2003 U.S Open Slopestlye

Awards

Filmography

  • The Way I See It (2010) by Matchstick Productions (MSP)
  • In Deep: The Skiing Experience (2009) by MSP
  • Everyday Is Saturday (2009) by Poor Boyz Productions (PBP)
  • Claim (2008) by MSP
  • Reasons (2008) by PBP
  • Seven Sunny Days (2007) by MSP
  • Push (2006) by MSP
  • The Hit List (2005) by MSP
  • War (2005) by PBP
  • Session 51 (2005) by Warren Miller (WM)
  • Yearbook (2004) by MSP
  • Impact (2004) by WM
  • X = 10 (2004) by PBP
  • Ready, Fire, Aim (2003) by PBP
  • Focused (2003) by MSP
  • Abma appeared in a lot of Salomon Freeski TV episodes

References

External links


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