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Monster Truck legend Dennis Anderson enters Monster Jam Hall of Fame

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Monster Truck legend Dennis Anderson has entered the Monster Jam Hall of Fame on Saturday night at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. During Monster Jam’s show, he was inducted at the end of the show.

The legendary Grave Digger driver went into the Hall of Fame with broadcaster Scott Douglas. Anderson is the first inductee to go into the Hall of Fame.

Dennis Anderson
Dennis Anderson (Photo by Dennis Anderson/Facebook)

This announcement was scheduled to happen in 2020. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many Monster Jam shows were canceled.

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He is the creator of one of the most historic Monster Trucks ever in Grave Digger. He is the owner and former driver of the truck that he created.

Anderson has been retired from the sport in 2017 following an injury. Since that time, his children have taken over for the family.

He won the World Finals Racing in 2004, 2006, and 2010. He also won the freestyle World Finals Freestyle in 2000.

The Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina native began his career as a mud bogger. He has dabbled in mud-bogging events since his Monster Jam retirement with King Sling.

Over the years, he has revealed a variety of Grave Digger schemes. Presently, his sons, Adam and Ryan, compete in Monster Jam, while his daughter Krysten Anderson also competes.

Anderson was inducted into the International Monster Truck Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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