EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 0
NICKNAME: Irish Hand Grenade
WEIGHT: 225 LBS.
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: “Whatever gets me the win the fastest.”
RIVALRIES: Bill Langston and Dan Whittle
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 15 years
FAMILY: Wife (Heather) and 2 sons (Luke and Levi).
WAL TITLES: WAL 2015 Southern Regional Finalist
HOBBIES: McLaughlin is a youth football coach and enjoys demolition derbies.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Free weights and isometrics
UNIQUE FACT: “If I weren’t armwrestling, I’d be a stand-up comic.”
MOTTO: “Live life with no regrets.” And “Opportunities are endless if you never give up.”
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING MEMORY: “Watching my son armwrestle at eighteen months.”
BIGGEST ARMWRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: “Becoming a National Champion and being a part of No Reservations TV Show with Anthony Bourdain.”
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: “Train your weakness.”
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: “Coming back after cracked elbow.”