Born in Baden (Austria), Matthias already felt as a youth his passion for dealing with the cold. He has been a volunteer firefighter since 1996 and was already very early in his interest in lecturing and coaching other people. At the age of 27, he decided to quit his job as a professional firefighter, in order to become self-employed. Matthias leads with his sister a company, which deals with the consultation in the area of ​​fire safety, work safety and project controlling. In addition, the two operate a trading company. In 2015 he accidentally stumbled over Wim Hof ​​and spent a week with the Iceman in Poland. From then on, the path was clear. There followed weeks of training sessions with Wim Hof ​​and his instructors. Afterwards, he completed the training as an instructor at Wim Hof ​​and is now Wim Hof ​​Method Certified Instructor. He already had the opportunity to train international groups. Matthias is currently completing his training as a mentality coach to fullfill his profile.