About the Authors

Matt Martelli – CEO – matt@utvunderground.com

Matt has been going to Baja since he was 13 years old and has been exploring her secrets ever since. Driven by the idea of sharing his experiences with others, Matt has been the primary catalyst in launching The Legends Rally series as a way to introduce new enthusiast to off-road culture as well as some of the “Legends” of off-road racing. Influenced by the recent explosion of the food and wine culture of Guadalupe Valley, Matt sought to integrate the food experience of Mexico with his passion for off-road with the Legends Rally.


Josh Martelli
Joshua Martelli – COO – josh@utvunderground.com

Joshua Martelli is the co-owner and COO of Mad Media and UTVUnderground.com and is a San Diego based off-road enthusiast. He has been in love with off-road racing since pitting for McMillin Racing in the early 1990’s. He became a partner at UTVUnderground LLC in 2012, and has worked alongside Joey DiGiovanni and UTVUnderground CEO Matt Martelli to promote and grow the sport of UTV riding.From Baja to Glamis to Moab – Joshua and the entire UTVUG team remain committed to going anywhere UTVs are being enjoyed.Our goal is to document, share and grow our culture and sport and bring that content to UTVUnderground.com for readers to enjoy.


Kilian Hamlin – Contributor – kilian@utvunderground.com

Between producing film shoots and chasing races, Kilian has enough off-road experience in Baja to be considered dangerous.  What started as a summer job in 2010 quickly morphed in to a career born from his passion for the desert and exploring the earth.  From producing large events like The Mint 400, Kilian has a unique ability to curate and tailor quality off-road experiences for new enthusiasts and veterans alike.


Sebastian Krywult – Contributor – sebastian@utvunderground.com

As a transplant from Poland, Sebastian has a sense of adventure flowing through his veins. He’s been an active member of the Arizona Off-Road community since 2007 exploring the endless desert landscapes and sharing his story through photography. Between developing software full-time and practicing Jiu Jitsu, Sebastian always finds the time to look for his next adventure whether it be documenting a stage rally race, producing desert racing content or trekking down another unbeaten path in the Arizona high desert.


Joey DiGiovanniJoey DiGiovanni – Founder

Joey is the founder of UTVUnderground.com and a Southern California-based off-road enthusiast. He purchased his first UTV in 2006 and since launching UTVUnderground.com in 2008, has worked tirelessly to promote and grow the sport of UTV riding. His efforts in UTV racing have helped put UTVs amongst the fastest growing class of race vehicles in the world of Off-Road. From Baja to the dunes of Dubai, Joey and his staff are committed to going anywhere UTVs are being enjoyed and bring that content back to UTVUnderground.com for readers to enjoy.