competing: Since birth!
Slifko has been working on Eradicator since he was five years old. As
the official crew chief for the truck, Jeremy is one of the youngest
and most experienced crewmen in the business. When the first
Eradicator (now team truck Backdraft) chassis came to the shop, he and
his father built it from the ground up. With so much happening at a
show, Jeremy keeps everything on the Eradicator team functioning
not easy, but it’s not hard either. Most of the shows are pretty
routine. It’s a lot different than most people think,” says Jeremy
of life on the monster truck tour. Monster trucks require constant
maintenance, and Jeremy juggles school and shop work, taking care of
the truck on the weekends at shows.
work on the truck seven days a week, whether we have a show or not,”
became a full-time driver for the 2009 season and did so well he was
voted Monster Jam's 2009 Rookie of the Year. With a hot new fire truck
concept body, Jeremy has become quite popular at the pit parties and
backs his performances up on the track.
unlimited potential both working on the truck and driving it, father
and son will be involved in monster trucks for a long time to come.