Matty Reed Biography
Matty Reed (born November 8, 1975 in Palmerston North, New Zealand) is an American elite triathlete. Reed became a US citizen in 2007, and currently lives and trains in Boulder, Colorado.
In 2009, Reed has won 7 triathlons and the Toyota Cup Series. His triumphs came at Ironman California 70.3, Miami International Triathlon, Pan American Championships, REV 3 Half-Ironman, Life Time Fitness Minneapolis, Chicago Triathlon and Dallas Triathlon.
Reed was named USA Triathlon’s Athlete of the Year for 2008. He won the US Olympic trials and placed thirty-second at the Beijing Games. Reed also finished fifth in the 2008 World Championships, the highest place ever for an American male.
Reed lives with wife Kelly and two children, Lachlan and Peyton.
Congratulations to the ASICS athletes who braved the cold water and competed in the Escape From Alcatraz.