did you start armwrestling?
sit-down in Greenville, PA (run by Bob Stenger)
did you place?
weight classes do you typically pull?
depends on what
region I'm pulling in - during the academic year, I pull in CO and US
Armwrestling-sanctioned tournaments. I live in the 220 pound class if
offered, otherwise the 199-242. On the East Coast during the summer, my
class is often 231. My goal is to get down to 198 and stay there.
titles have you won, at any level?
- Colorado State Championship Novice
Right 199-242, 2007
- NYC Big Apple Grapple Amateur
Right 200-225, 2008
- Dallas Europa Super Show Novice
Left 199+, 2008
goals do you have for yourself in armwrestling?
- Become a consistent placing open
do you do for a living?
CO School of Mines, pursuing a Master's in mathematics. I expect to
finish in May 2009 and enter the job market then. I graduated from
Lehigh University in 2006 with a degree in Math and Computer Science.
hobbies do you enjoy?
from armwrestling, I also enjoy working out in the gym, playing poker,
hanging out with my friends, and tutoring.
and raised in
pottstown, PA, about an hour west of Philadelphia. I am the oldest of
three children. My sister is currently a sophomore at Boston College
pursuing a degree in Political Science and French and my brother is
currently a Freshman at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania pursuing a
bachelor's degree in Information Technology.
is a hard one.
I've been to many tournaments and been on the winning and losing side
of many tough matches. I cannot pick one person in particular.
do you train for armwrestling?
I go to as many tournaments as possible in many different regions so I
am not consistently competing against the same people. For practice, I
train with the Denver based crew whenever they have a practice and on
the East Coast I have three different groups of people that I will
train with off and on. I do some gym workouts as well, but this is for
full body training rather than armwrestling-specific workouts. I am
from the school of thought that you get better on the table, not in the