What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?
Cole Venard: Riding motorcycles and working on old cars and trucks.
Who are your role models?
Cole Venard: My father.
What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?
Cole Venard: I have a prosthetics leg.
What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?
Cole Venard: Winning the Triple Threat Series in 2016 and 2017 and competing at Monster Jam World Finals in 2016.
What is your most prized possession?
Cole Venard: My baby girl.
Life on the Road with Monster Jam
What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?
Cole Venard: Best thing is being able to travel and see the world. The worst is being away from my family for so long.
While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Cole Venard: I like to go see sight-seeing.
What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?
Cole Venard: Anywhere that’s warm!
How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?
Cole Venard: I started in Monster Jam as a mechanic and worked my way up to being a driver.
What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?
Cole Venard: The Monster Jam fans are the best in the world.
How would you describe your driving style?
Cole Venard: Like a bumblebee stuck in a fish bowl.
What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?
Cole Venard: Start out on a quad or a RZR to get the feel of four wheels.
What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?
Cole Venard: Driving for Adam Anderson in Grave Digger the Legend.
Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?
Cole Venard: I have looked up to so many over the years. Everyone has a different style and way about things. I like to take a little from everyone and learn from it.
Do you have any nicknames?
Cole Venard: Hey ole, Coleo
What’s your favorite movie?
Cole Venard: Days of Thunder & Ace Ventura
What’s your favorite television show?
Cole Venard: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
What’s your favorite color?
Cole Venard: Blue, black and red
What’s your favorite thing to eat?
Cole Venard: Steak
What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?
Cole Venard: Outback Steakhouse
How would your friends and family describe you?
Cole Venard: All over the place and never stops working.