Hometown Caldwell, ID Years Competing 15
Team Polaris, Carl's Cycle Sales
Discipline Hill Climb
Honors 2011 Jackson Hole Improved Stock World Champion King of the Hill, 4 RMSHA points championship titles in 2011
How does FOX contribute to your success?
FOX helps me get through the bumps, ruts, and rough stuff amazingly smooth and fast.
Tell us about your best race or event and how it changed you.
My best race would have to be 2011 Jackson Hole. The difficulty level and prestige of winning at this race makes it very special and memorable.
Tell us about your bike/vehicle setup.
Shocks the whole way around by FOX, motors by Carl's Cycle Sales, pipes and skis by Starting Line Products, awesome suspension products by Holz Racing Products, and reliably lightning fast turbos by Boondocker Performance.
What else is in your garage?
There are horses in the barn next to the garage, otherwise, it's empty.
What's your training regimen?
Regular strength and conditioning exercise.
Any major injuries, and how did you recover?
Fortunately, I have not had any major injuries... and plan on keeping it that way... I hope!
What's your typical pre-race/event meal? Guilty pleasure?
Oatmeal and chocolate milk.
How do you determine which races or events to enter each year?
Once the schedule is released I plan on entering them all.
What motivated you to get started professionally?
I watched a RMSHA race from the sidelines and thought that I could ride as well as the people I was watching, so I started racing the next year.
What separates you from other professional athletes?
What would you be doing if you weren't a professional athlete?
Would like to train roping horses if I did not race snowmobiles.
What's the best thing about being a professional athlete?
I can make a living at what I love to do.
What other sports are you interested in?
Golf, basketball, football, and team roping.
Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Work hard at it and always keep an open mind.
Favorite movie quote?
"Talk to me goose."
Who is your hero?
Multiple heros: my parents, my grandpa, and Jack Struthers.
Are you a Mac or PC? PC
Top 3 bands Eminem, Stone Temple Pilots, and Hollywood Undead
Greatest strength Determination to get it right
Most frustrating challenge Mentally not getting in my own way
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