Oregon - 1st place 4-Axle
Ted, a 22-year FedEx Freight employee based in Portland, won the Oregon state title in the 4-Axle class this year for his fourth state title. A current America's Road Team Captain for the American Trucking Associations (ATA) who has served for 25 years with the Oregon Army National Guard, he has driven more than 1.5 million miles during his career without ever having an accident. In his spare time, Ted enjoys running marathons and playing golf. He and his wife Suzy have two daughters, Taylor and Sydney. The Carlson family lives in Vancouver, Wash.