|31 January 1991
Celje, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
|1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
|Parallel giant slalom
|Sport Klub M-Celje
Tim Mastnak (born 31 January 1991) is a Slovenian snowboarder.
He competed in the 2015 and 2017 FIS Snowboard World Championships, and at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in parallel giant slalom.
|10 March 2018
|Parallel giant slalom
|13 December 2018
|Parallel giant slalom
|23 February 2019
|Secret Garden, China
|Parallel giant slalom
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