Matt is a freelance journalist based in Boulder, Colorado. His writing covers a wide swath of his interests, including sport science, human-powered adventure and exploration, nutrition, evolution, and religion. A regular contributor to National Geographic and Outside, his work also appears in Men’s Journal and 5280, among others.
Originally from New Hampshire, Matt spent seven years working at Microsoft as a software test engineer before leaving the tech world behind to run professionally in 2005. This adventure led him to coaching athletes to run extreme distances and writing a coaching column for a national magazine.
We learn through storytelling. Explaining the complicated science of sport ignited a desire in Matt to use journalism as a vehicle to explore ideas and cultivate knowledge, while bringing the stories that matter to the masses.