Mati was also a host of a remake of Nickelodeon's Wild and Crazy Kids shown in 2002. As an actor he has had guest roles in Dawson's Creek, From the Earth to the Moon and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo.
Mati grew up in the Town and Country area of Tampa, Florida, and graduated A.P. Leto High School in 1993. He teaches sports "from the four corners of your world" such as shovel racing, hydrospeeding, zorbing, pato, Kendo, reindeer racing, Futvolei, ice mountain climbing, dog sled racing, Snow Biking, Outrigger Canoeing and sand tobaganing.