Hometown: Farmington, MN
Mens World Ranking 2019/2020: 32nd
Mens World Championship 2019/2020: 26th
Competing Since: Saint Paul 2013
When did you learn to skate?
-When I was 3 years old
Did you play hockey growing up?
What other sports did you play growing up?
-Football, Baseball, Snowboarding, Skiing, Track and Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Rollerblading
If you could do anything non-athletic in your spare time, what is it?
-Go up to the cabin in Wisconsin and play with my dogs, Boris and Raymus
Describe going down an IceCross track for the first time:
-Controlled Chaos…. I remember just telling myself over and over, “stay on your feet, just stay on your feet.” It was the biggest rush of adrenaline I have ever felt.
What first got you interested in the sport?
-I watched the World Championship finale in St Paul 2012 and watched Kyle Croxall become champion. I was hooked instantly.
If there is one piece of advice that you could offer new riders, what would it be?
-You’re faster on your skates, than you are on your butt.
Who is your favorite sports athlete?
-Pavel Datsyuk, Plays every second like it’s his last on the ice, while maintaining the highest level of sportsmanship and professionalism.