Last year, Elite Series pro Brent Chapman was close to giving up his angling career; this year, he's vying for Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
One fish on Texas' Lewisville Lake spawned a surge of confidence in Brent Chapman that has led him to the top of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year points race.
It was behind the weigh-in stage where I saw one of the most incredible and touching sights I have seen in all the years of covering sports. Something I will never forget.
Being the spouse of a Bassmaster Elite Series pro takes special dedication and a special kind of person. On November 19 and 20, nine Elite Series wives plus three family members and friends showed their makeup when they ran in the Ragnar Race Series' 201 mile relay race from Port Richey to Daytona Beach, Fla.
Failure is my fire. When I look in the mirror, it is the failures that I see. The misses. The called strikes, the dropped end zone pass. One foot in bounds ... one out.