Grave Digger Dennis Anderson Graphic Print Shirt Size M Skulls Monster Truck. Choosing a selection results in a full page refresh. Grave Digger is a monster truck racing team in the Feld Entertainment Monster Jam series founded by original driver Dennis Anderson. Created in 1979 by North Carolina native Dennis Anderson, the first Grave Digger, made use of a 1952 Ford pickup truck body, which was lifted and equipped with big mud blog tires and a … 96K likes. Grave Digger is considered to be one of the most famous and iconic monster trucks of all time. Price: US $65.00 (approx C $83.64) View original item. Genes kicked in and the art supplies were replaced with the steering wheel. Thirty years ago, Dennis Anderson brought the world GRAVE DIGGER, the most well-known and popular monster truck, which has since spawned a franchise. And she turns out to be pretty good at handling the various vehicles, even flying a motorized machine through the air or revving it up for a flip. Dennis Anderson is the head of the Grave Digger department team. Opens image gallery. Grave Digger 19 was a Chevy panel van monster truck that was driven by Dennis Anderson from 2004-2005, Rod Schmidt in 2006, and Randy Brown from 2007-2014, when it was replaced by Grave Digger 29 in December. When Monster Jam officials paid her a phone call and asked her to come out and audition, she was ecstatic. He is the creator, team owner, and former driver of "Grave Digger" on the USHRA Monster Jam circuit. Her father, Dennis Anderson, created the iconic Grave Digger way back in the early-1980s and her two brothers, Adam and Ryan, have both driven the truck, as well. He is a 5-time Monster Jam World Champion. The Grave Digger monster truck has been entertaining crowds for more than 30 years. Press the space key then arrow keys to make a selection. The name came from a trash talking session with his rivals where he boasted "I'll take this old junk and dig you a grave with it". On her first and only attempt, she traveled 33.8 feet in the air, crushing the existing record by 12.5 feet. "I was the slowest qualifier last year. The highest ramp jump by a Monster Truck is 10.3 m (33 ft 9.6 in), and was achieved by Krysten Anderson (USA) driving Grave Digger in Bradenton, Florida, USA, on 25 June 2020. Free shipping. Vintage 1994 Grave Digger Monster Truck Dennis Andersons Shirt Deadstock Sz L. Shipped with USPS First Class Package. His sons, Adam and Ryan, and his daughter, Krysten - or as his adorable nephew calls her, “Aunt Krustacean” - who is now the first and only female monster truck driver of Grave Digger. Grave Digger 19. On her first race of the night, Anderson was up against Tony Ochs in Black Ops. "I'm an Anderson -- everyone looks at me the same way they look at Adam, Ryan and my dad.". However, her exposure to monster trucks and Monster Jam led her to love the sport as her dad and brothers became, not only well-known to the industry, but legends in the world of motorsports entertainment. Cole Venard is the current Grave Digger driver. He is the creator, team owner, and former driver of Grave Digger on the USHRA Monster Jam circuit. "I'm not afraid to drive," says Krysten, "I'm never afraid to try anything: to jump big, to flip. Standing at 5 feet, 7 inches, just a little taller than the tires on the monster truck she drives and lets fly in stadiums and arenas around the world, she learned the basics of commanding a 12-foot-wide, 12,000-pound vehicle at Monster Jam’s training facility in Illinois. Grave Digger 4 was a Chevy monster truck debuted in 1991 by Jack Koberna as a West Coast version of Grave Digger under a franchise agreement with Grave Digger creator Dennis Anderson.This truck was built using an older style leaf spring chassis as opposed to the newer tube chassis which had been used on Grave Digger 3, though did feature a fiberglass body as on newer … Having seen her family made lots of history on that track - her dad and brothers competing in that field for nearly two decades - she just told herself, "You know what -- I'm the first Grave Digger to ever be in the Double Down Showdown Field, I'm the first girl to ever drive Grave Digger, my last name is Anderson and I'm in front of the biggest crowd I'll be in front of all year.". Three of Dennis’ children have followed in his footsteps to become drivers. Vintage 1997 Dennis Anderson’s Grave Digger T Shirt S/M. Adam is the son of Grave Digger creator Dennis Anderson and the older brother of fellow drivers Ryan and Krysten Anderson.