Further Personal Information
||Wife Cindy, one daughter
||Exercise Science - Dickinson State University: United States
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He took up track in 2003 at high school.
|Why this sport?
||He was inspired to take up the sport by the cockiness and arrogance of some members of the high school athletics team. "They were being all bossy and cocky walking around school and I told them, 'I'll come on the track team and I'm sure that I can beat one of you', and it all started from there. From that day everything went in a totally different direction I had never expected because track was the least thing from my mind."
|Name of coach
||Tyrone Burrows [personal], BAH
|Most influential person in career
||His university coach Pete Stanton. (thedickinsonpress.com, 22 Jul 2015)
||He suffered an injury to his left foot during the 2014 World Relay Championships in Nassau, Bahamas. It kept him out of competitive action for a year. (thedickinsonpress.com, 22 Jul 2015; tribune242.com, 10 Oct 2014)
He missed the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation, because of injury. (tribune242.com, 10 Oct 2014)
|Awards and honours
||In 2013 he received the Golden Hawk Award from Dickinson State University in United States of America. It is the highest achievement award given out by the Dickinson State University Alumni and Foundation. (thedickinsonpress.com, 05 Oct 2013)
He received the 2009 North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Special Achievement Award in United States of America. (thedickinsonpress.com, 23 Jun 2009)