Hometown: Des Plaines, Il
Occupation: Business Owner
Season Bib: 854
Runner Ups: 0
3rd Places: 0
Top Ten Positions: 0
Mens World Ranking 2016/2017: 66th
Mens World Championship 2016/2017: 66th
Competing Since: Ottawa 2016/2017
When did you learn to skate?
-I started skating late around age 10.
Did you play hockey growing up?
-Yes, I still play Junior A hockey.
What other sports did you play growing up?
If you could do anything non-athletic in your spare time, what is it?
-Run my business or read a book.
Are there any other good hobbies that you have?
-I love to go on bike rides and referee hockey.
Describe going down an icecross downhill track for the first time:
-“What the hell have I signed up for followed by this is the greatest sport ever!”
What are your guilty pleasures?
-I can eat a whole jar of dill pickles including the juice in one sitting.
How long have you been competing in ice cross downhill?
-Since Ottawa 2017.
What first got you interested in the sport?
-I was injured from hockey and started watching a ton of Red Bull Crashed Ice YouTube videos. Somehow I stumbled across the application to join the new junior division and figured it was worth a shot!
If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-Buy rollerblades and get to the skatepark, it’s much harder than it looks.
What is your best result or favourite memory at a Red Bull Crashed Ice?
-My first training run through the course without falling.
Who is your favorite sports athlete?