Chicago Tribune Covers Matt’s Show in Lake Forest

The Pioneer Press and Chicago Tribune came out to Sheridan Elementary School in Lake Forest to cover my show. Here is a link to the article in the Chicago Tribune. I am performing at all the elementary and middle schools in District 67 this year.  Big thanks to the Spirit of 67 for making these […]

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7 Questions to Ask When Booking an Assembly

Don’t Book an Assembly Without Asking These Questions Booking a school assembly can seem like a fairly daunting task, especially if you haven’t done it before. However, it can be quite simple if you know the right questions to ask. Here are the seven questions that you should ask every school performer before you book. […]

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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.

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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 […]

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School Assembly at Erie Elementary

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 […]

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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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