Matthew is an extremely hard‐working and friendly person. Born and raised on the coast, he has an abundance of ocean knowledge and experience. Coming from South Africa, being such a diverse country, he can work well and communicate with people from all cultures and ages. He has a passion for anything ocean related and spent his entire childhood either sur ng, shing or diving. However, his greatest passion is for deep sea fishing and because of this he has represented his country on various occasions. Matthew has been deep sea fishing since the age of four. Matthew has thousands of hours either on or in the ocean.