Dakota relaxes with his best friend – a lame calf
A cowboy from the start
Finally, the real thing!

Just hangin’ around at the branding
Dakota’s first rodeo
5th birthday at Dairy Queen with my first real straw hat
Pretending to be one of my early heroes – David Hasselhoff (don’t laugh)
Dakota -1: Walleye -0

Before wrestling got in my blood, I wanted to follow in the footsteps of my brothers
It ain’t easy growing up near the Badlands
Showing off my favorite wrestler in my 8th grade picture – “The Stinger”
A high-flyer from the start
Roof peak = top rope?
The Early Years
“I Took the Jump”
(Bungee @
125 ft in 1992)