Kurt Hood


NICKNAME: The Bull
HEIGHT: 6’2”
WEIGHT: 295 LBS.

Kurt Hood

NICKNAME: The Bull

HEIGHT: 6’2”

WEIGHT: 295 LBS.

AGE: 40
ELBOW- FINGERTIP LENGTH (“LEVER”): 20"
CURRENT TOWN: Yorkville, Ohio
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Toproll Hit
RIVALRIES: Travis Bagent, Ron Bath, Jeff Dabe, Robert Bishop, and Blaine Middleton
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 13-14 years on & off
FAMILY: "Married & no kids, just a fur kid!"
HOBBIES: Spending quality time with his wife, training, practicing, good movies, spending time with family /friends, fishing, road trips, music & work etc!
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Heavy bands,dumbbells with extreme fat grips, weights with loading pin, grip exercises, etc (old school)!
EMPLOYMENT: Property Maintenance Services Inc. Operator
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: "I always messed around with pulling at a young age, even my trade school (11th & 12th grade) had a tourney; carpentry made a simple table & went to each lab to find the best pullers! I was only 12 when Over the Top came out, and I fell more in love with the sport, but still I didn't really start to complete at small festivals or fairs until in my 20's or so! Then I started going to state tourneys & so on!
UNIQUE FACT: "I will do what I can to the best of my ability for others than for myself a lot! I'm a good listener, have a positive attitude, a good work ethic and can get along with almost anyone!"
MOTTO: "You may never forget, but it can always get better!"
BIGGEST ARM-WRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT:  "Winning 1st or 2nd in a few West Virginia States also a couple 1st & overall left wins with cool trophies/prizes & even money!"
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING MEMORY: "2014-until now has been the most awesome time I have ever had with the traveling, being a part of this sport, just wish things would of happened sooner!"
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED:  "Always be honest and kind to the best of your ability & try your best to never call off work. Do the best that you can knowing you did try & don t give up! Can't is not a word!"
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: "The loss of my Grandmother. I just had to stay positive and focused, because I know she would want it that way and that no matter what she always had my back! It has been since 2006, but she was more like a mother to me!