Matt is a political junkie relocated from California to Washington D.C. He has been running most of his life, and began competing in triathlon about 3 years ago. Matt mainly competes in races as a passable excuse for his training. He obsessively logs his training, and loves pouring over his training logs. Matt maintains his passion for the sport chasing the mythical idea of the perfect race. 2017 is Matt’s first season on DC Tri Club’s Elite Team.
Date of Birth/Location: August 18 in San Jose, CA
Years Racing: 3
Athletic Background: Rowed lightweight crew at Georgetown University. Ran 800m in high school track.
Height: 5’ 9”
Strengths on the course: Swim/Run
Goals for 2017: Transform my bike leg from a weakness to a weapon. Regain some short distance run speed
Favorite Places To Train: C&O Canal in D.C. Mt. Hamilton Road in San Jose.
Favorite thing when not swimming, biking, or running: Cooking and baking
Favorite Foods: Pastries, Iced Coffee, Beets (not all together)
Favorite Yoga Pose: Dancer
Fun Fact: Once ran 37 miles from D.C. To Annapolis on a whim over a Thanksgiving weekend in college.