Occupation: Pro Triathlete and Fire Fighter
DOB: 9th of May 1977
Residence: Adelaide, South Australia
Matt has been competing in triathlons since the age of 15 and has completed numerous Ironman, Marathons and Endurance Races across the globe. Matt Turned Professional in 1999 and based himself on the Gold Coast in Queensland and later moving to the Provence Region in the South of France competing for various French Triathlon Clubs throughout a 7 year period. Matt has recently become a Fire Fighter which enables him to compete at a professional level and maintain a healthy balance in his life.
Matt completed his first Ironman in 2001 in what is regarded as the toughest Ironman on earth, based at Embrun in the Alpine region of France, he finished 8th overall and has subsequently challenged himself on the world Ironman circuit culminating in four top ten finishes at Ironman Australia and a career best of second place at Ironman Korea in 2003.