Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Chris Scholand

FedEx Freight
North Dakota– 3-Axle Class Champion
Grand Champion & Best Pre-Trip Inspection

Chris qualified for his third straight NTDC by winning the 3-Axle title at the North Dakota TDC. He was also named the North Dakota Grand Champion for the second straight year and had the best pre-trip inspection at this year’s championship. He previously won the 5-Axle class at the 2015 and 2016 TDCs. Chris has been driving professionally for 16 years – five of them with FedEx Freight in Fargo. He has logged more than 1.45 accident-free miles. Chris grew up on a farm and learned to repair and operate heavy machinery. When he is not driving, Chris enjoys playing golf and snowmobiling. He and his wife Kristen have two sons, Jacob (10) and Miles (7). The Scholands live in West Fargo, North Dakota.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Chris Scholand
  • The Chairman's Challenge
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Driver Information

Hometown: West Fargo, N.D.
Career Years Driving: 16
Years With FedEx: 5
Safe Driving Miles: 1.45 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
2015 5-Axle  
2016 5-Axle