NICKNAME: Hale Raiser
WEIGHT: 165 LBS.
HOMETOWN: Tulsa, Oklahoma
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Side-Pressure Toproll
RIVALRIES: Allen, Ethan and Freddy
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: Nine years
FAMILY: Married to Megan Hale. No kids.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist
EMPLOYMENT: Hale is the CEO of X-HALE Consulting, LLC. Hale and Megan own and operate a geological and engineering consulting firm.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Speed training (explosive bench press)
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: “After getting a scholarship to play college baseball and experiencing all of the politics involved, I lost my love for the game. Around the same time, I found a listing for a local arm-wrestling tournament. My experience inspired a new love for me, and I have been pursuing arm-wrestling ever since.”
UNIQUE FACT: Hale maintains a very healthy diet, and follows a very strict workout routine, spending six days a week in the gym.
MOTTO: “Losing is the key to winning.”