He's already a minute faster than Brian Sell at HM.
someone had to do it. wrote:
He seems like a Brian Sell type, possibly could run 2:10ish.
If an African runner with a 61:50 min half ran 2:08, nobody'd bat an eye. It's only hard to believe in the context of America's bizarre lack of depth in the event.
They guy is talking like he's anyone. He's had 1-2 good races EVER. Go ahead and try to run 2:08, but shut up until you've done anything to indicate that's even close to possible.
Matt also is the first openly gay distance runner that we know of: