With sixty-three Grand Championships and countless category wins to his name Johnny Trigg of Smokin' Triggers has cooked over 600 events during his long, storied BBQ career.
wife Trish at his
began competing in 1990.
home base in Alvarado, Texas, he
has logged hundreds of thousands of miles, competing in nearly all the U.S., and even parts of Europe.
National Champions in 2003, Smokin' Triggers
has also placed as that coveted award's runner up twice.
In addition, he's
nabbed the Kansas City Barbeque Society category Team of the Year winner multiple times.
With victories in 2000 and 2003, Johnny
is the only two time Jack Daniel's World Invitational Champion.
In addition to that memorable career moment, Johnny
will never forget a USO-sponsored mission to Kuwait, where he
and five fellow pitmasters fed authentic BBQ to over 5,000 US military troops in Kuwait.
Feared most by fellow competitors for his
award winning ribs and brisket, Johnny
remains the oldest active competitor in barbecue, from which has no intention of slowing down anytime soon.