1. When did you first become interested in your sport? What or who influenced your involvement?
I started riding at a young age around 3 years old on a pw50. my uncle influenced my motorcycle riding and career choice.
2. When did you begin participating? How has your involvement evolved?
I began competing in 1994 Mran around age 4 and acquired some local championships at an early age then transferred to motocross around age 10.when you get a taste of the competitive side i guess you go into it more ,the families and racing atmosphere is a great place to be.
3. What do you love most about your sport?
I love the freedom a motorcycle gives you and the places it can take you like traveling.
4. If you had to describe your sport in 5 words or less, how would you describe it?
Builds good character.
5. What is it about the sport that is most exciting to you? Competition? Risk? Innovation? Other?
Racing is a good way to live life ,its a true test of personal accountability,personal challenges,i like the fact it requires you to overcome adversity and obstacles.these are key steps to achieving life long goals.the innovation of the sport has came a pretty long ways and with that the talent has been able to evolve.
6. If you didn’t compete or participate in your sport what else would you be doing?
I would be helping kids thru my local shop providing championship winning services and continue to do my part and help the younger generation of talent to achieve their goals.
7. What are your short and long term goals? What do you see yourself achieving?
Long term goal-To build bigger and better by increasing the standard and level of services available. We want to be a one stop race shop providing on the bike and off the bike training services available to the public. Short term-shake as many hands and introduce ourselves to the public.
8. How do you prepare or set yourself up for success? What do you do that is above and beyond?
Grinding hard, put in more hours a day efficiently and effectively ,be doing more then the guy next to you in your field, someone wants what you have and you need to work hard to not only excel but to maintain.
9. What is something people would never guess or believe about you?
I live in Las Vegas Nevada, the area code is 702. I was born at 7:02pm.
10. What are the greatest obstacles you face? How do you overcome them?
Being able to perform services that are fast,reliable,and competitive at a national level.with being resourceful and dedicated to my craft.
11. Have you faced critics and naysayers? How do you handle the negativity?
Smile and wave boys, just smile and wave…someone always has something to say. Kill them with kindness, unless you need to stand your ground than do what you need to do.
12. What are your greatest successes?
Graduating MMI with a 3.75 GPA ,Helping local kids achieve national championships at most AMA major events across the United States which happens very seldom as we are limited on resources here and most is required to travel .Receiving a mechanics award in 2017 Florida mini Olympics for outstanding skills and sportsmanship.
13. What are your biggest mistakes? What did you learn from them?
That sometimes having more patience will go further, Rome wasn’t built in a day.
14. What advice would you give to a newcomer?
I would tell them to enjoy it and remember why you started in the first place,as you get better and more competitive the more expectations come .
15. Who do you follow, admire or aspire to be like? Why?
The best version of myself.Maybe a little bit of Ryan Hughes,David Goggins. All those guys have a solid out look and are pretty resilient. It’s hard to beat someone who can persevere.