He first competed in Minneapolis. His run was cut, but he was one of 38 to fail the dreaded Ring Jump.
He returned for his second season in Tacoma. His qualifier run was once again cut, but he failed the Lightning Bolts. However, he managed to squeeze in to the top 30 by placing 29th.
In the city finals, he failed the Lightning Bolts, placing 28th overall and therefore missing out on the national finals.