Marta Garcia Farres

Hi Marta! Welcome in the Scarpa’s skimo Family. How are you?
Very good thanks!

Introduce yourself. How old are you? Where are you from? Where do you live?
I’m 23 years old. I’m from Calldetenes, a little town in Catalunya (Spain), but now I’m living in Guils de Cerdanya, a town in Pyrenes, near the snow.

Favorite SCARPA product
The Alien boots and the casual shoes.

What age did you start
I started to practice ski alpinism when I was 11 years old with my family. When I was 18I came into the Catalan and Spanish Selection and I began the What

Can't you live without
I can’t live without going out to the mountain.

What do you do on off days
Studying, relaxing and join with friends.

Idol in your sport
Kilian Jornet

Which are your favorite training spot?
Ski mountaineering.

Do you go to the gym?
Yes, one time a week and I also do strength exercises at home.

What do you do during the summer for keep in shape?
I used to train a lot of hours in low intensity. I like road cycling, mountain running and climbing.

Do you follow a specific diet?
No. For me, the best is having a variety diet. I try to eat not so much sugars and eat healthy things, like vegetables and fruit.

Favorite food
Trinxat de la Cerdanya (it is cabbage with potatoes)

Favorite song
‘Un tros de fang’ from Mishima

Favorite race
All races have something speciall

The race you’ll love to win that you haven’t won yet
All international races!

Hard snow, powder or firn?
Powder is the best!

Why someone should try to do ski mountaineering
Because it’s an incredible sport that gives you freedom feelings and lets you to discover very nice landscapes and lovely mountains.

 


Highlights

National Races
Spain Champion junior/espoir in all modalities since 2011.
Spain senior Champion in the individual race, 2014

International Races:
- 3rd espoir and 11th senior in the World Cup 2014
- 2nd in Patrouilla des Glaciers, 2014
- 1st espoir in the Sprints World Championship, 2015
- 10th senior in the Individual World Championship, 2015
- 3rd in the Relay Race World Championship, 2015. With Mireia Miró and Claudia Galicia
- 6th senior in the World Cup 2015
- 2nd senior in the Long Distance World Cup 2015

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