EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 0
WEIGHT: 195 LBS.
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Hook
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 14 years
FAMILY: Whittle is married with 3 children.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2015 Southern Regional Finalist; WAL 2015 Middleweight Championships Finalist
HOBBIES: Whittle enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys hunting and fishing.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Whittle practices weighted pull-ups, hammer curls, and wrist curls every week.
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: Whittle attended his first armwreslting tournament in 2001 in Bridgeman, Michigan. After the tournament, Alan Berget and Steve Pettis invited him to their house and worked with Whittle on his technique. Shortly after, Whittle moved to Oklahoma where he met Jim Coyle. They practiced at his home often. Whittle started going to as many tournaments as he could afford and continues to today.
UNIQUE FACT: “In 2004, I attended the Unified Nationals filmed by ESPN. I was fortunate enough to be on; armwrestling the nations best, Selearis and Sinks.”
MOTTO: “Pull smart and pull with heart.”
BIGGEST ARMWRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: Whittle placed 3rd, right hand in the Chicago WAL Qualifier in 2014.
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: “Train hard and wrist arm sport specifically.”
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: Whittle had shoulder surgery in 2002 and it took some time to get back into good armwrestling shape.