Marco Marastoni

He started very young, already at the age of fourteen, to approach the world of grooming, taken by a passion for animals born with him. The early years were dedicated to the research and study of the profession itself, and soon after he began to take courses, work experiences and training facilities. In 2004 he made his debut in the world of grooming competitions already getting his first medal in the Italian Championship. Since 2004, successes have been countless and continuous: gold, silver and bronze medals in the most prestigious National and International Championships in various European countries in the categories stripping, scissoring and poodles. In 2010 he was the Winner of the European Grooming Championship in Girona (Spain), organized by E.G.A and he also won the title of "absolute best in show" of the event. In 2011 in Belgium and in 2013 in Spain he was a member of the "Team Italy" at the World Grooming Championships, where he obtained with the national team some placings of excellence among the semifinalists. Marco got his most prestigious qualification in 2012, winning the title of "Oster Europe Grand Champion" at the famous challenge "Oster European Invitational Tournament of Champions", which is an invitation-only competition among selected and nominated champions. Marco actually works in his salon in Reggio Emilia where he promotes training courses for beginners and professionals; by 2012 he is also the rapporteur for the important events of sector in the various countries of Europe.