Brian Vanderpol

BrianVanderpol_cropAs a child what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to play linebacker in the NFL.

What is your hometown?
Right here in Bellingham.

Sports-related accomplishment you are most proud of?
Winning the state baseball tournament with an All Star team in 1995

What did you do before Radio?
I was a manager at an auto detailing shop

The best song to get pumped up before the big game is?
Pretty much anything by Metallica

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go?
I really want to go to the British Isles

Best concert you’ve ever been to?
I went and saw the Beastie Boys. It was awesome.

TV show you absolutely never miss?
Good Eats

What is your idea of a great night out?
Friends + Drinks = good times

Your biggest fear?
Insects, especially spiders. You want to see a grown man running and screaming like a little girl – show me a spider.

Sports star you’d most like to meet?
I would love to meet Jack Nicklaus

Recent Headlines

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Delta flight turns back after striking bird

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Officials with the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport say a Delta Air Lines flight headed from Seattle to Hong Kong has turned back and landed safely after striking a bird.

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22 cases of West Nile virus in Washington, 1 death

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State health officials say there were 22 cases of West Nile virus in humans this season and one death. That's about double the total number of cases last year.

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6 workers injured in explosion at dam in Washington state

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Officials with the Grant Public Utility District say six employees have been injured in an explosion at Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River.

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WWU roundup

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The Viking men are now 3-4-3 overall and 1-3-2 in the GNAC.

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Former Husky Hau’oli Kikaha riding wave of early success in New Orleans

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Not only has the 6-foot-3, 246-pound Kikaha posted three sacks in his first four NFL games, but he's also forced a pair of fumbles — both of which resulted in turnovers — and has been in on 26 tackles.