EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 0
WEIGHT: 235 LBS.
ELBOW- FINGERTIP LENGTH (“LEVER”): 21”
HOMETOWN: Vancouver, WA
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: High Hook and Toproll.
RIVALRIES: Chris Kaufman, Tom Nelson, Michael Vaz, Jordan Sill
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 6 years
FAMILY: Married with 2 dogs and 2 cats.
HOBBIES: Spending time with family, camping, fishing, and working out.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Table time and isometrics
WAL TITLES: WAL 2015 50 States Washington Left Hand Champion
EMPLOYMENT: Electrical Utility Safety Director
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: "Serving in the US Navy gave me many opportunities to succeed, to fail, to sacrifice, and to be part of something bigger than myself.
UNIQUE FACT: Kilts
MOTTO: "A leader without followers is just taking a walk."
BIGGEST ARMWRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: USAF National Championship
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING MEMORY: "Pulling Tom Nelson in 2011 as a fairly new puller and tying him up and making him work really hard to pin me. It showed me how close I was to the top and it only made me work harder."
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: "Don’t take yourself to seriously, you’re not that important."
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: "Spinal Decompression surgery in 2010 that left me with nerve damage and reduced the nerve function in my left leg to 40% of normal. Hard work, determination, overcoming setback, and never giving up. There is always a way to get around obstacles, you need to find them.