PLACE OF BIRTH Laurel, Mississippi
YEARS WATER SKIING Skiing 37 years, skiing pro 22 years
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO WHEN YOU’RE NOT WATER SKIING?
Deep Sea Fishing!
NAME YOUR FAVORITE PLACE WATER SKIING HAS TAKEN YOU?
Favorite place is Australia by far. Surfed, scuba dived on the Great Barrier Reef, fished off Fraiser Island, and of course jumping at my first night jump at the Moomba Masters in 1991.
TELL US AN INTERESTING FACT THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU.
I do not answer my phone during football.
WHAT ARE THE TOP THREE MOST PLAYED SONGS IN YOUR PLAYLIST?
I do not listen to music before I jump and my iPod burned up in a house fire. So I have no playlist.
DO YOU HAVE A PRE-RUN ROUTINE YOU DO BEFORE CONTESTS FOR GOOD LUCK?
Yes, and I will share that when I retire.
WHAT HAS BEEN THE BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT OF YOUR CAREER?
In jumping, staying in the top 10 for 21 years regardless of injuries or bad seasons. And at the age of 40, I am currently ranked 3rd.
IF YOU COULD GIVE SOMEONE ONE PIECE OF ADVICE; WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Be smart in your training and traveling. Train hard and I promise it will pay off. Traveling, don’t lose your passport!