NICKNAME: The Silverback
WEIGHT: 320 LBS.
WEIGHT: 320 lbs
LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 20.75”
HOMETOWN: Houston, Texas
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: High Hook/Toproll
RIVALRIES: Jeff Slater
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 6 months
FAMILY: Blackman is married and has two children.
WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist, WAL 2015 Southern Region: 4th Place Right-hand and 4th Place Left-hand
EMPLOYMENT: Sr. Manager of Terminal Operations-Union Pacific Railroad
HOBBIES: Arm-wrestling training, riding his Harley-Davidson and family time
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Rolling Thunder wrist curls and pull downs
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: At the age of 16, his first arm-wrestling match for money was against the “Arkansas Rock” inside Smokey Hollow Meatpacking plant on the cut floor table. They cleared all the meat off the table and Blackman’s father set the match for $500. He beat him twice and took the cash.
UNIQUE FACT: Blackman played Guard for the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers from1996-2000. Through all his life experiences, he has maintained his since of humor.