EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 0
Dennis Kochel Jr.
NICKNAME: The Hotrod
ELBOW- FINGERTIP LENGTH (“LEVER”): 18 ½ inches
HOMETOWN: Reading, Pennsylvania
CURRENT TOWN: Wernersville, Pennsylvania
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: High Hook
RIVALRIES: "Anybody across the table from me."
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 1 year
FAMILY: Married with 1 daughter
HOBBIES: "Fishing and working on cars."
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Weighted static holds
TITLES: 2016 WAL Pennsylvania State Champion, 2016 WAL Championship Finalist.
EMPLOYMENT: Automotive Painter
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: "I entered my first armwrestling competition to impress my girlfriend who later became my wife. I guess it worked!"
UNIQUE FACT: "I’m not unique; I’m just like everyone else. I want to prove that anyone can be an armwrestler if they train and commit to the sport."
MOTTO: "It’s not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog."
BIGGEST ARMWRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: "Making the final table at the 2016 WAL Amateur Championship."
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING MEMORY: "Going to a Team Relentless practice and meeting Toddzilla in person."
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: "Be more aggressive at the table" from James Reid and Michelle Dougan.
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: "I lost everything and had to rebuild my life from scratch at 34 years old. Now at 39 I have a great job, a beautiful wife and daughter and I’ve been accepted into the biggest family of badasses on the planet with the WAL.