Student named CTV’s Athlete of the Week
January 29, 2015

Second-year Automotive Business student Matt Gardwood is being recognized on the 6 p.m. news tonight, Thursday, Jan. 29, as CTV Barrie’s Athlete of the Week. Catch a peek of his interview.

Young man in suit and tie with glasses (Athlete of the Week)

Congratulations on being named Athlete of the Week, Matt!

In 2012, Matt joined the Formula 1200 racing series. His achievements include:

  • Three-time Canadian Karting League Champion
  • 2012 Formula 1200 Rookie of the Year
  • Fourth place overall in the 2013 and 2014 Formula 1200

Whenever he leads a race, Matt donates $1 per lap to Muscular Dystrophy of Canada – “Laps for MD.” Visit his website.

Matt is Student Director, Performance and Sponsorship, for this year’s Georgian College Auto Show.

He aspires to grow as a competitor in the racing industry and offset his time as a business marketing professional for the racing community.