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Top Truck Challenge 2014: 10 Questions For Competitor #28 Earl Middleton

Posted in Top Truck Challenge: 2014 on April 28, 2014
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Ten questions for Top Truck Challenge 2014 competitor #28 Earl Middleton, Shelton, Washington, 1972 International pickup.

Q. Why do you want to compete in TTC?
A. "Mid-life crisis? No, my sons Josh and Justin got to compete last year, so they entered me this year and it’s exciting to just tread their path for awhile!"

Q. What TTC event are you most looking forward to?
A. "The first one. That means the wait is over."

Q. What TTC event are you not looking forward to?
A. "The Coal Chute. My last experience with rocks didn’t go that well."

Q. Are you making changes to your rig before TTC?
A. "The boys keep needing new parts, so I think so. They better be keeping that shop clean!"

Q. Will you and your spotter/co-driver be training for TTC?
A. "Nah! He’s my brother. My brother and I have been disagreeing for years."

Q. If you could go wheeling anywhere in the world, where would that be?
A. "Just one? Hmmm! OK, where there is snow, mud, hills sand, tundra, etc."

Q. What's playing on your iPod/CD player right now?
A. "Zac Brown Band."

Q. What was the last movie you watched?
A. "R.I.P.D."

Q. Do you have an aversion to poison oak, earthquakes, or a submerged engine?
A. "Isn’t there a pill for that?"

Q. What's one thing people should know about you?
A. "I'm easygoing, love the outdoors, and try to enjoy life to the fullest."

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