Being a Mudder℠ is all about taking on the obstacles in your life and the enormous sense of accomplishment that you feel when you overcome them.
Looking at photos of Matteo Hritzo, one quickly sees that he’s bursting with energy — always moving and shakin’. When he’s not, you’ll find him soaking in the action packed glory of his favorite show, American Ninja Warrior.
You’d never expect the young, active kid in front of you to have type 1 diabetes. Over the last two years, Tom Hritzo has watched his son Matteo manage the chronic disease that requires insulin injections multiple times a day, every day. This interruption of life is something no person should have to manage, let alone a child.