Mat Dishman

Mat Dishman

Hometown : Williamsport, IN Started competing in Monster Jam : 2010 Birthday : September 29
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About Me

What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
Mat Dishman
: I enjoy fishing.

Who are your role models?
Mat Dishman
: My daughter, wife and parents.

Do you have any ‘pre-show’ rituals you run through?
Mat Dishman
: I do a double check of the truck, and most importantly say a prayer of safety for everyone.

What is your most prized possession?
Mat Dishman
: My family.

Life on the Road with Monster Jam

What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
Mat Dishman
: Being on the road going from show to show.

While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Mat Dishman
: I just like to ride easy and enjoy it.

How do you keep fit?
Mat Dishman
: The track seems to take care of that.

What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
Mat Dishman
: Indianapolis. It’s close to home and easy to navigate to.

Career

How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
Mat Dishman
: I started at the bottom and worked my way up.

What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
Mat Dishman
: The excitement of the crowd.

How would you describe your driving style?
Mat Dishman
: Conservative.

What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
Mat Dishman
: Work hard and never give up.

Fun Facts

Do you have any nicknames?
Mat Dishman
: Matty

What’s your favorite movie?
Mat Dishman
: Indiana Jones

What’s your favorite television show?
Mat Dishman
: Forged in Five

What’s your favorite color?
Mat Dishman
: Blue and black

What’s your favorite thing to eat?
Mat Dishman
: Biscuits and gravy

How would your friend and family describe you?
Mat Dishman
: Quiet and reserved

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