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Matti Buys

DATE OF BIRTH: 24/05/1991

BIRTHPLACE: Johannesburg

RESIDENCE: Johannesburg

HEIGHT: around 1.8m I'd guess haha.

WEIGHT: 73 kgs 

YEARS RIDING: 8 

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Top 5 finish at IWWF World Champs

7 time SA Champ. 

Competing on the Wakeskate Tour 

 

WHAT INSPIRES YOUR RIDING ON A DAILY BASIS:

I love watching other riders riding and enjoying themselves and figuring out how I can apply it to my riding. Other Wakeskaters make my wakeskating better; well that's how I feel about it. 

 

IF YOU WEREN'T A WAKESKATER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE:

I would probably trying be a skateboarder somewhere. 

 

THINGS TO DO BESIDES WAKESKATING?

Skateboarding, wake surfing; hanging out with my friends and family, traveling and just trying out any other board sports really. 

 

FAVOURITE PLACE TO RIDE:

This is a tough one. I'd have to say either down at the pont in KZN or at Little Africa in Orlando Florida.

 

BEST THING ABOUT RIDING FOR FOX:

It's an amazing brand, from their family philosophy to the how involved they are in wake, both locally and internationally is amazing! It's a privilege to represent them... I love it!  

 

FAVORITE FOX PRODUCT: The Hydro shorts collection is definitely a winner for me. From the land in to the water with out changing means more time on the water! 

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