Cat’s Track #42 – Matt Young
Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 42, with guest Matt Young.
Matt’s Career Highlights
Business: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist 2010 & 1999 Business in Vancouver Top 40 Under 40 Winner 2011 Canada’s Top 40 under 40 winner 2006 Produced & directed over 200 hours of Fitness video content Published articles for Idea, Opulence, Impact, BMW & Sage publications Authored &/or co-authored 7 published books Founder Innovative Fitness Inc 1995-2018 Founder 60 Min Kids Club Inc 2010-present Founder of Healthmet Technologies Inc 2014-present Founder of the Healthy Community Challenge 2012 TEDx Stanley Park Speaker 2015 Viasport Physical Literacy Advisory Board 2016 Canadian Sport for Life Physical Literacy Advisory Board 2016 Executive Producer No Running Documentary 2016 Executive Producer of The Cost of Winning Documentary 2017
Charity: Over $6,000,000.00 raised for charity. Founder of H2V coast to Coast charity ride across Canada 1M-2007 Founder of CP Adventure Challenge benefiting terminally ill children 2M; 2005-present Founder of the train the trainer concept 1.75m to community charities 2000-present Founder & producer of 1st ever media reality series. Fitness Fantasy 2010
Athletic: Guinness World record holder fastest bike relay across Canada-2007 Australia Bike relay Cairns to Melbourne in 8 days-2009 2 time Ironman finisher 02/05, 5 time 1/2 Ironman finisher 2000-2007 10 time marathon finisher New York, Honolulu, Sahara Desert 3 time adventure stage race podium Sea2Summit : 2004-2008 36 hour adventure race finisher 5th place – 2009 24hr Mtn bike 1st place finish 24hrs of Adrenalin -2013 & 24hrs of light -2011 Multi day stage race mountain bike finisher BC Bike race 2010 Multi day stage race run finisher Sahara desert 2008 Multi day adventure race participant Raid the North Extreme 2012 Varsity Canada West All-star football 1995 Kilimanjaro 2008, Mt Ranier 2013 & Machu Picchu Summit 2010 1500 Mile Baja Moto 2011