Article in the Reporter

A big thanks to Southwest Regional Publishing for their great article in the Reporter. I performed at two schools in Palos District 128 last week, and it was great to have the newspaper come out to cover the show. Here is a link to the article

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Riding for THE USA National Team in Abu Dhabi

Matt Wilhelm after finishing his BMX Flatland run in Abu Dhabi.

What an honor and privilege it was to ride for the United States in Abu Dhabi. BMX has come along way since I started riding. We used to be looked at as trouble makers, and now we proudly wear the Red, White, and Blue!!! I was chosen in 2021 to ride for the USA National…

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Winning the USA National Championship

Matt Wilhelm winning the USA stop for the UCI competition in Bentonville.

It’s been a few months since winning the USA National Championship, and I’m still in disbelief. I’ve tried to write a story or post several times, but the words just aren’t coming out right. Let me just say that I am beyond grateful to have won this competition. I won the ESPN year-end title exactly…

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1st Place at AFA North Carolina

AFA North Carolina 2022

It was an honor to ride at the AFA competition in North Carolina and take the #1 spot. It was a great event, and the level of riding was insanely high. I had a feeling this was going to be a big contest because people were talking about it well in advance. The pro class…

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In-Person Shows Are Back!!!

Outdoor School Show

Thank you to every principal, teacher, and parent for the opportunity to share my show with your kids this spring. It seemed like every single school was requesting an in-person show this spring. I just couldn’t keep up with the record-setting demand for in-person school assemblies, and it was great to see kids laughing and…

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Matt Wilhelm Wins 1st Place at AFA Detroit

AFA Detroit Matt Wilhelm Podium

I am extremely grateful to have won the American Flatland Association (AFA) competition in Detroit. The level of riding was very high, and the event was amazing. To make it even better the flatland legend Chase Gouin was in attendance. Chase has been the biggest influence on my riding. When I was younger I studied…

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Newton County Enterprise Article

Indiana bully prevention assembly

Thanks to the Newton County Enterprise for coming out to my show at South Newton Elementary. The show was held as part of National Bully Prevention Month. This was one of my first in-person shows after a long hiatus due to Covid. Most schools are still doing virtual shows as of now, but a few…

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