What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
Bernard Lyght: I enjoy tumbling, break dancing, tricking, hip-hop, free running, high falls and stunts.
Who are your role models?
Bernard Lyght: Kind people that go the extra mile for others without looking for recognition.
What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?
Bernard Lyght: I am kind of shy.
What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
Bernard Lyght: Every day that I get to wake up and spend time with my family and friends.
What is your most prized possession?
Bernard Lyght: I am not materialistic.
Life on the Road with Monster Jam
What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
Bernard Lyght: I love to travel, so there isn’t anything bad about it!
While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Bernard Lyght: I love to get out and explore the city that I am in.
How do you keep fit?
Bernard Lyght: By practicing my different skill sets as often as I can.
What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?
Bernard Lyght: As much as I hate to admit it, my cell phone. These days, your cell phone is your lifeline to everyone and everything.
What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
Bernard Lyght: There’s too many to choose just one!
How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
Bernard Lyght: I previously worked as Spider-Man on Marvel Universe Live!, and with my connections there Monster Jam reached out to me and the rest is history.
What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
Bernard Lyght: I love being able to race the Monster Jam Speedsters and of course Monster Jam freestyle.
How would you describe your driving style?
Bernard Lyght: My driving style is from another world.
What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
Bernard Lyght: Chase your dreams. Don’t let anyone stop you from doing that.
What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
Bernard Lyght: The Monster Jam University experience.
Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
Bernard Lyght: Tom Meents and Jon Zimmer.
Do you have any nicknames?
Bernard Lyght: B and Spyder
What’s your favorite movie?
Bernard Lyght: Forrest Gump
What’s your favorite television show?
Bernard Lyght: Too many to choose just one!
What’s your favorite color?
Bernard Lyght: Purple
What’s your favorite thing to eat?
Bernard Lyght: Sandwiches
How would your friends and family describe you?
Bernard Lyght: Eccentric