Matt Bertrand


NICKNAME: Chop
HEIGHT: 5’9”
WEIGHT: 300 LBS.

Matt Bertrand

NICKNAME: Chop

HEIGHT: 5’9”

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.”