Inspired by watching the skeleton competition at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Matt Antoine began sliding in 2003. Five years later, he was competing on the world cup circuit. During his debut season, he led the Intercontinental Cup standings, placed fourth at the junior world championships and finished third at the U.S. national championships. After a breakthrough season in 2013-14, he qualified for his first Olympics in Sochi, Russia, where he claimed the bronze medal in the men's event. Since then, he has continued to earn podium finishes on the world cup tour. Despite a few disappointing starts during the 2015-16 season, the Wisconsin native is back to form after returning to his original strength training program. The 2016-17 season saw him earn medals in each of the first two world cup races and lead Team USA with a seventh-place finish at the 2017 World Championships in Konigssee, Germany. Seeking his second Olympic berth, he will look to return to the Olympic stage hungry for another medal.