Name: Matt Updike
Position: Road
Sport: Cycling
Height: 6-1
DOB: 9/24/1971
Birthplace: Syracuse
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: Marcellus High School (Marcellus, N.Y.)
College: State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2008, 2012); One-time medalist (1 gold)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, gold (team relay), 6th (time trial), 9th (road race)
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, 10th (road race), 13th (time trial)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – silver (team relay)
  • Years of Participation: 2010, 2017
  • Medals: 1 (1 silver)
  • Silver – 2017 (team relay)
Personal: In the fall of 1997, Updike was injured in an automobile accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. However, he immediately made his way back to skiing and cycling, his two passions prior to the accident...Hobbies include skiing and traveling.