Fishing captain best recognized as the head of the Saga on the hit Discovery Channel reality series Deadliest Catch. He has since released the best-selling autobiography Relapse.
A greenhorn, he was hired to the Northwestern fishing vessel in 2007.
A passionate and skilled skateboarder, he has been sponsored by DVS Shoes and released his own signature shoe through the company.
His sister, Chelsea, died during season five on Deadliest Catch and his father, Keith, disappeared mysteriously in the sixth season of the show. His body was found in 2012. He and his wife, Jenna, are natives of Seattle, Washington.
He was originally hired to the Northwestern by it's captain and fellow Deadliest Catch star Sig Hansen.