Matthew Gibson

Matt Gibson
Also known as Matty G and Xpat Matt. Photo © Matt Gibson

Introduction

  • Experienced skier and snowboarder who started his adventures in snowsports at the age of three in his hometown in Britsh Columbia's Rocky Mountains
  • He has written and shot photographs for Huffington Post, Kootenay Mountain Culture,  En Voyage in-flight magazine, UP!  magazine, and AFAR 
  • Creator of an award-winning adventure travel blog
  • Member of the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) and am an AFAR travel expert

Experience

Matt Gibson is a former ThoughtCo writer who contributed articles on snowboarding for three years. He is a certified CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor. He has written and shot photographs for travel and outdoors publications like Huffington Post, Kootenay Mountain Culture, ​En Voyage in-flight magazine, UP! magazine and AFAR.  He runs an award-winning adventure travel blog from his home in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in writing and sociology, University of Victoria, Canada

 

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