Hometown: Burnsville, MN
Season Bib: 3
Runner Ups: 3
3rd Places: 0
Top Ten Positions: 12
Mens World Ranking 2016/2017: 3rd
Mens World Championship 2016/2017: 3rd
Competing Since: Afton Alps 2015
When did you learn to skate?
-When I was 5.
Did you play hockey growing up?
-Yes, through high school.
What other sports did you play growing up?
-Track, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Snowboard, Skateboard
If you could do anything non-athletic in your spare time, what is it?
-I’m pretty much always up and moving around but, I like to play guitar in my spare time.
Describe going down an icecross downhill track for the first time:
-It was an incredible rush and I was hooked after the first run.
What are your guilty pleasures? Why do you wake up in the morning?
-Bacon, I wake up for bacon!
How long have you been competing in ice cross downhill?
-2 full seasons.
What first got you interested in the sport?
-I always considered myself a fast skater and love adrenaline, so when the sport cam to St. Paul I had to try it. However, I was competing in Track and Field through college and didn’t start Ice cross until I was finished with that.
If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-Take everything in like a sponge. Watch and listen to the experienced riders.
What is your best result or favourite memory at a Red Bull Crashed Ice?
-Winning the 2016 Munich Team Challenge with Team UNRL. Nothing better than standing up on top the podium with 3 close friends and teammates.
Who is your favorite sports athlete?
-Ashton Eaton, Olympic Gold medalist and world record holder in the Decathlon