Larry Richwine built his first modified tractor in high school. As an NTPA-licensed competitor for 41 consecutive years, he has competed in five different divisions: Modified, Pro Stock, Super Stock, Two Wheel Drive, and Modified Mini. Larry has held the position of Secretary and Treasurer with the Hoosier State Tractor Pullers Association for 25 years and is currently in his 22nd year as Director of WPI/NTPA's Technical Services, WPI sled program, and event management. He has been an instrumental part of the technical and safety development of tractor pulling in the U.S.A. and Europe since taking on his position with NTPA. Larry and his wife, Linda, live on the Richwine family farm just north of Brownsburg, Ind. Linda trains Tennessee Walking Horses on land that has worked Richwine horses since it was homesteaded five generations ago.