Matt Bolton

Professional Competitor Bio

Name: Matt Bolton
Height: 5'7''
Weight: 210
Birthday: May 18th, 1984
Hometown: Canandaigua, NY

When did you first start participating in lumberjack sports?
I started participating in lumberjack sports in 2005 when I attended FLCC. I, then, continued at Paul Smith’s College where I won the 2008 STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Collegiate Championship, and in 2009 I competed in the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® series.

How did you get involved in lumberjack sports?
When I was in college at FLCC a couple of my classmates were on the team and said I should come out and try it. I was hooked from the first swing of that racing axe.

Are you related to any current or former STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series competitors?
No

Any advice for younger competitors?
Learning the basics and perfecting them takes time and effort.

Which STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series pro would you most like to train with?
Mel and Jason Lentz

Best/strongest STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series discipline:
Single Buck and Standing Block

Hobbies:
Love to be outside whether it is hunting or fishing

Name three songs on your training/working out playlist?
300, Headstrong, Indestructible

Proudest moment in your life so far:
Father of two little boys Maddox and Owen

Anything else you’d like to share?

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