NICKNAME: Popeye or Anaconda
WEIGHT: 250 LBS.
LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 21”
HOMETOWN: Stacy, Minnesota
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Hook
RIVALRIES: Chop Bertrand and Robert Topie
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: Dabe started in the 1980s. 3 years currently.
FAMILY: Married to Gina with 3 grown kids.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist; WAL 2015 Northern Region: 3rd Place Left-hand; WAL 2015 Championships Finalist
EMPLOYMENT: Heavy Equipment Operator
HOBBIES: Dabe enjoys working on his koi fish pond, farming, and working with mini horses. He is a member of the Minnesota Water Garden Society.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Farm chores, working out with a fitness band while watching TV, hard labor at work, and shoveling.
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: Dabe doesn’t really have a technique and he doesn’t work out. He pulls with raw power and heart. According to his wife Gina, “As long as I keep screaming, he keeps pulling”
UNIQUE FACT: Dabe and his wife Gina have lived in Stacy, Minnesota for over 16 years, raising kinds and farm animals on 10 acres.
MOTTO: Dabe’s wife and stepson Cameron always say “WWJD” for “What Would Jeff Do?”