Starting at a very young age my father who was a former sniper in the army and professional hunter/guide taught me a tremendous amount about shooting at close and far range. At the age of 5, I shot my first deer and from that moment on I had a gun or fishing pole with me if not both. At the age of 19 I headed into the Bearing Sea Crabbing for 3 winters and then started focusing my time on my family’s lodge. Being a hunter and guide my entire life in Alaska has allowed me to harvest thousands of animals and have several close calls with dangerous game and hunters.
Living a blessed life by growing up in the lodge industry, and being able to teach hundreds of people how to properly use and shoot a firearm has allowed me to know the importance of being able to place a shot quickly and accurately every time, as it could mean more than your pride. When you’re dealing with animals that will hunt you back, you have to be able to point and shoot on pure instinct. The only way to do that is by practicing off hand. I have a walk through shooting course at my lodge using the new Triumph System and everyone loves it way more than the long range course we have. I’m very honored and proud to be part of Triumph Systems as it allows everyone to see where your hitting and teaches people who to shoot quicker and more accurately.