BIO BOX:

Date of Birth: May 26, 1983

Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Professional Since: 2011

Twitter: @MattChrabot

Instagram: http://instagram.com/mattchrabot

Website: www.mattchrabot.com

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 1st, 70.3 Raleigh ‘14
  • 1st, 70.3 Boulder Peak 5i50 ‘14

Growing up near the beach Matt was no stranger to water. Throughout his high school days as a beach lifeguard, Matt developed his running and swimming skills through beach lifesaving competitions. Matt finally turned to biking early into college and then competed in his first triathlon in 2003. Since then Matt has proven that he’s a capable, driven triathlete, especially at the ITU and 70.3 distances and now he is ready to show everyone what he has for the Ironman distance. Watch out world!

Where do you call home?
Colorado Springs, CO and VA Beach, VA

What is your favorite race and why?
Warm races in Spanish speaking countries because I like it hot and spicy

What are some of your favorite bike spots?
The mountains of Colorado, Santa Cruz, or the French Alps

What is your secret pleasure food?
Beer

What do you love about racing triathlons?
The variety and challenge of balancing three sports

How do you like to spend your free time?
Playing the guitar

Most proud racing moment?
Winning 2009 USA Nationals

Favorite way to relieve stress?
Throwing the ball with my dog

Favorite App?
Digg. I like to read the news

What is the best song to boost your confidence?
Awolnation - Sail