WEIGHT: 300 LBS.
LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 20”
HOMETOWN: Evangeline, Louisiana
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Toproll
RIVALRIES: Lindly Keating
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 12 years
FAMILY: Matt is divorced. He has two bothers and two sisters.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist
EMPLOYMENT: Full-time MWD Engineer at Cathedral Energy Services, Part-time Driller at BM Oil, Part-time Shrimp Boat Captain
HOBBIES: Hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers, car and truck customization and restoration
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Work-related duties
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: After almost losing his left hand as a carpenter, Bertrand went to the hospital and got 65 stitches. He competed a week later.
UNIQUE FACT: Bertrand is a ‘laid back country boy’ who believes that you can be successful if you put your mind into anything.
MOTTO: Bertrand learned from his father to “NEVER GIVE UP! Find something you want and achieve it.”