Anti-Bullying School Assembly in Naperville, IL

Matt Wilhelm shared his message of perseverance and standing up for others at Ellsworth Elementary in Naperville, Illinois.  Students were captivated by some of his signature tricks and inspired by his message. The principal, Cheryl Degan, has now seen Matt Wilhelm school assembly program three years in a row.

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Anti-Bullying Assembly Visits Montgomery, IL

From: Montgomery Patch Lakewood Creek students were treated to an assembly on Wednesday about the Power of Character. Matt Wilhelm, BMX Champion and motivational speaker, came to demonstrate his talents and deliver a powerful message about perseverance, character, and bullying. Matt’s engaging presentation included demonstrations of his incredible bike tricks as well as sharing some […]

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BMX Rider Was Bullied, Shares His Story

Article: Joey Aguirre Photos: John Lovretta MORNING SUN — Even BMX riders get bullied. Matt Wilhelm is a three-time X-Games medalist, two-time National Champion and a semi-finalist on “America’s Got Talent.” As a kid, he was called, “Ears” and was constantly picked on for being skinny and dorky. He almost lost his bike once because […]

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Anti-Bullying Assembly Visits Paris-Crestwood

By: Kelly Nicholson PARIS — The students of Crestwood School gathered into the gym hoping for the guest speaker to crash on the floor. Matt Wilhelm, a professional BMX Rider, came to talk to the elementary and junior high students and performed bike tricks for everyone to enjoy. Taking the floor with jokes and energy, […]

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