Matt Chan | Former CrossFit Games Athlete + North Metro (CO) Firefighter
Matt Chan took up CrossFit in his late 20s to help improve his endurance as a Denver area firefighter. After four Top 10 finishes at the CrossFit Games, including the runner-up slot in 2012, he became a full-time CrossFit athlete and one of the most popular and knowledgeable veterans in the sport.
Already 30 when he made his Games debut in 2008, he had to battle through injuries and out-work a growing field of younger challengers to maintain his drive for the podium. In 2013, despite nagging knee problems, he placed first at a regional competition, earning his slot at his 7th consecutive CrossFit Games.
Throughout his career, Matt has taken a very active role as a Rogue athlete and advisor, helping to co-develop his own signature series line of products.
As a member of the CrossFit Trainer Staff, he currently works CrossFit Level 1 Courses, CrossFit Level 2 Courses, and CrossFit Competitors Courses, a weekend course that he codeveloped.
Most importantly, Matt is an active firefighter for the North Metro Fire Department in Colorado.
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