Hometown: Sioux Falls, S. D.
Birth date: February 20, 1968
Family: Married to Christa. Two beautiful daughters
Education: Attended South Dakota School for the Deaf and Brandon Valley High School. Graduate Gallaudet University, B.S. Degree in Entrepreneurial Studies.
Years of Experience in Racing: Raced Since I was 6-years-old and have spent 16 years in a sprint car.
Hobbies: Racing, Tennis, Racquetball, Water Skiing, Jet Skiing, ATVing, Motorcycling and spending time with family.
Favorite Food: Mexican and Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream
Favorite Hangout: Any Race Track and Grandparent's Lake Home.
Favorite Newspaper: Sports Section of any newspaper
Favorite TV Channel: ESPN and Disney
Most Memorable Moment in Racing: Winning the feature race in 1990 at the Sioux Empire Fair and 40+ wins
Most Embarrassing Moment in Racing: Started on the pole position in the 1991 Rapids Nationals and flipped. Turned upside down on the first lap of the A Main.
Heroes: Dewey Dirkson, Bill Mellenberndt, and Randy Tiner
People assume I am: “Ignoring them when actually I am deaf and don’t mean to ignore them.”
My Dream: “Be the first deaf driver to win the Knoxville Nationals, Daytona 500, and Indy 500!”