WEIGHT: 220 LBS.
HOMETOWN: Snohomish, Washington
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Hook
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 23 years
FAMILY: Abbott is married with kids.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2015 Western Regional Finalist
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Curls
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: “In my first pro tournament, I almost beat John Brzenk (left hand) and got to his brother Bill (right hand).”
MOTTO: “Train. Don’t complain.”
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING MEMORY: Abbott remembers being in the same class as Bill Brzenk in his first pro tournament. Brzenk coached Abbott to beat their competitors.
BIGGEST ARM-WRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: “5 nationals in a row and 3 left nationals in a row.”
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: “Pull where your opponent is not.”
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: A dog bit Abbott on his right forearm. He had to train hard to recover.