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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Students at Erie Elementary School in Erie, Illinois got see Matt Wilhelm’s school assembly program. The anti-bullying school assembly took place on Wednesday February 17th. Students from Kindergarten through fourth grade were in attendance. They got to see his BMX stunts and hear his inspiring story. After the assembly many teachers said this was the […]
BMX bike champion Matt Wilhelm comes to Bethany Lutheran School with his array of bike stunts and a clear anti-bullying message. By: Linda Fox / Naperville Patch Bethany Lutheran School kicked off Lutheran Schools Week 2016 with an inspirational assembly by Naperville’s own Matt Wilhelm. Matt has performed his BMX bike stunts and tricks on […]
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.