May 22, 1969
Lumberjack competitor, chain saw carver, log furniture builder, owner of kick ass Christmas tree business.
How do you train for the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series and other lumberjack competitions?
Wood splitting, weight training, bike racing, playing soccer
When did you begin participating/competing in lumberjack sports and the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series?
When I attended Finger Lakes Community College
How long have you been involved in lumberjack sports?
Are you related to any current or former STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series competitors?
Best/strongest STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series discipline:
Saltwater fishing, surfing, playing soccer, cycling, hockey
Any advice for the collegiate competitors?
Travel to competitions as much as possible and never be too confident.
What pro athlete/celebrity would you like to see try one of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series disciplines?
Proudest moment in your life so far:
Getting a kidney from my father and surviving a kidney transplant in 2007.
Anything else you'd like to share?
I travel with the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Collegiate Series to all of the events and commentate for the ESPNU shows. While I'm at the Collegiate Series events, I typically do demos for the woodsmen teams and give the students pointers.