USA Cycling #: 457132
Strava Athlete #: 2076527
Racing Age 2019: 32

Matthew started riding mountain bikes for cross training to train for running races but then he realized how fun it was. Matthew decided to get a new bike and is now looking forward to his first season of XC mountain biking racing in CAT 2. Matthew ran cross country at Royal High School and was on the team that placed first in the State California and 4th in the first ever Nike Team Nationals in 2004. Matthew continued running xc at BYU-Hawaii and ran the Honolulu Marathon at the end of his last season in 2010 placing 29th overall with a time of 2:50. Matthew started road riding in June of 2014 and did the Mammoth Gran Fondo Fall Century and placed 25th. Competed in other local road rides such as the Deer Creek Death ride and Nosco Memorial Ride both of which have serious elevation gains in the Santa Monica Mountains. Matthew still enjoys running hilly trails and road races. Matthew placed 3rd in the Santa Barbara International Half Marathon last year in November and set a course record at the Bandit Trail 15k in Feb 2014.
Race Results 2016:
2016 6 Hours of Temecula: 6 Hour 2-Man Open - 9th

Race Results 2015:
7 Podiums
2015 Triple Crown Mountain Bike Series: Expert 34 and Under - 1st
2015 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals: Cat 2 XC 25-29 - 3rd
2015 Pedaler's Fork Gravel Grinder: Long Route Open - 5th
2015 Kenda Cup West: Cat 2 XC 25-29 - 6th, 15th, 14th, 6th, 1st, 1st, 2nd - 2nd Overall in Series
2015 6 Hours of Temecula: 2 Man Team 6 Hours Open - 4th
2015 Sea Otter Classic: Cat 2 XC 25-29 - 4th
2015 Sea Otter Classic: Cat 5 Circuit Race Open - 14th
2015 Santa Barbara County Road Race: Cat 5 Open - 18th