Professional Triathlete

Matt was born and raised in West Concord, MN where he focused primarily on wrestling throughout elementary and high school. Matt raced his first race in the pro ranks at Ironman Arizona. Less than 1 year later, he won his first race at Ironman Chattanooga. Since then, Matt has been crowned North American Champion twice and has also added 2 70.3 wins to his resumé. Matt is currently living in Storm Lake, Iowa.


It's all about your power to weight ratio

We recently learned that Chris "Big Sexy" McDonald's favorite car of all time is the undisputed champion roadster, the Shelby Cobra. The premise of this timeless supercar was simple, pack the biggest possible engine into the most aerodynamic, lightweight shell possible. This is the perfect metaphor for Own Way Apparel's innovative new 226 Short Sleeve Tri Suit. Watch the teaser, watch it perform at KONA and customize one for yourself and do it up your OWN WAY!

Matt Hanson

"I have been extremely impressed with everything about Own Way Apparel since the first day I started working with them. Being a pro athlete himself, Chris clearly understands the needs of athletes and teams. Chris and his crew have been quick to respond to any question, have sought feedback every step of the way, and have made sure they are delivering the highest quality of product possible. It is clear they take great pride in what they do, and I have definitely enjoyed working with them for my personal training and racing gear as well as my team kits."

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

$6,325.00 Raised / $5,000.00 Goal

Below you will find options for straight donations and scroll down to alternatively make apparel level contributions.