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The first time I ever came into contact with Matty (aka ballr) was in 1998 or 1999...he yelled at me for not wearing a helmet while riding the dual slalom track at Thunder Valley and I took off, LOL. Since then, I've had the chance to yell at him many times for having bowed legs while doing turnbars for the camera.
     Matty is actually responsible for the existence Vital MTB as we know it. He pointed me to a Vital MX slideshow 3 years ago while I was doing littermag. This opened the doors for launching Vital MTB and, well, here we are. THANKS MATT!

Mt. Snow, 2005 or 6 courtesy of littermag...something matty was a big part of.How come you only danced like one dance at my wedding?
Your DJ sucked.  Until he played "Celebration" by Kool and the Gang, I really didn't feel like dancing.

If you had to choose between riding moto or riding downhill for the rest of your life, which would you choose?
Would depend on where I live.  Moto is so much more accessible than downhill in Colorado.  And you can ride it year-round for the most part.  If I could afford to live in Cali or Whistler, it might be a different story.

Break down your current trail bike set up.
My trail bike is sick.  I'm about to go shred right now in fact. Santa Cruz Blur TRc with RockShox Revelation fork.  It has awesome geometry and it's light as shit.  Got some Burgtec pedals and bars on there cause they're burly and reliable.  1x10 setup w/ XO carbon cranks and an e13 xc guide.  Reverb post sure makes things convenient. The thing is dialed and takes a beating, just the way I like my bike to be.
PhotoIf you could have one do-over in life, what would it be?
Wish I would have knocked my old lady up the first night I hung out with her instead of waiting so long to have kids. I would have more ride time with my son that way. 

Who do you think would win a cage fight between Rob Roskopp and Mike Ferrentino?
No clue.  I could beat up both those dudes at the same time.

Matt and the Momentum Trail crew shred it all in this rad video...
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