Matt Wilhelm Sets Guinness World Record

People from around the globe tuned in to watch Matt Wilhelm set a Guinness World Record on Wednesday September 21st 2016. Guinness World Records flew to Chicago to adjudicate Matt Wilhelm’s record for the most BMX fire hydrant whips in 30 seconds. The world record aired live on the Guinness World Records Facebook page. Matt […]

Read More

Kenosha County Newspaper Article

Matt Wilhelm performed at Wheatland Center School to kick off the 2016-2017 school year.  He talked about bullying, kindness, respect, and resilience. The local newspaper came out to cover the event and did an excellent writeup of the show.  The article can be found here: Kenosha County News

Read More

School Assemblies on the First Day of School

Matt Wilhelm performed on the first day of school at Elmwood Elementary and Hester Jr. High.  Students were wowed by the tricks and heard Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying message loud and clear. Matt’s message at Elmwood Elementary centered on perseverance, resilience, kindness, and respect. At Hester Jr. High Matt focused on the same themes and tied […]

Read More

Matt Wilhelm Takes 3rd at World Championships

Despite breaking a finger just a few weeks before the World Championships, Matt Wilhelm executed a flawless run in the finals to put him on the podium.  The World Championships took place in Shepton Mallet, England on July 8th-10th at the NASS Festival.  The competition featured the best riders from around the globe. After taking […]

Read More

Matt Takes Podium at AFA

Matt Wilhelm placed third on the podium behind Dominik Nekolny (Czech Republic) and Jean William Prevost (Canada). The contest took place at Modern Skatepark in Royal Oak, Michigan on Saturday May 28th. Here are the full results: 1- Dominik Nekolny 2- Jean William Prevost 3- Matt Wilhelm 4- James McGraw 5- Austin Luberda 6- Luke […]

Read More

Middle School Thank You Notes

Matt received 85 thank you notes in the mail from the 6th-grade at Paw Paw Middle School. The students saw Matt Wilhelm’s anti-bullying school assembly on March 30th. Judging from the content of the thank you cards, they all heard the message loud and clear. Below are some excerpts: “I loved how you taught us […]

Read More

Anti-Bullying Assembly at Nelson School

Matt Wilhelm brought his awesome BMX moves and important messages of kindness, bullying, and tenacity to Nelson School. Students in kindergarten through sixth grade listened to Matt’s message as they watched his tricks.

Read More

Chicago Tribune Recap of Show at Hadley Middle School

Source: Chicago Tribune Date: February 9th 2016 Author: Charla Brautigam Hadley Middle School students were encouraged to speak up and take a stand against bullying at an assembly sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). BMX champion Matt Wilhelm, who was bullied as a child, visited the school on Tuesday (Feb. 9) to talk […]

Read More

Anti-Bullying School Assembly in Vernon Hills

Matt Wilhelm’s school assembly program was held at Hawthorn North Elementary school in Vernon Hills, IL. The students learned how to stand up for one another and be everyday heroes. “Matt Wilhelm visited Elementary North and performed BMX bike tricks while sharing a powerful message about perseverance, character, and bullying. The assembly was entertaining and […]

Read More

Whittier Kindness Club Assembly

CONGRATS – Whittier Elementary School Kindness Club! Student Services staff wrote and received a DPI AODA mini-grant. The goal of this grant was to decrease bullying type behaviors at Whittier. Student services staff formed a 5th-grade kindness club. Students lead a variety of activities throughout the school to promote acts of kindness. As part of […]

Read More