Contestant Close Ups: Daniel Hanks and Zach Stanley
magazine and the GlassBYTEs.com daily email newsletter are marking the
days until the Auto Glass Technician Olympics by introducing this year's
competitor field with a daily contestant profile.
Returning for his second competition, Daniel Hanks will travel from his
home in Bassett, Va., for another shot at the title of "World's Best
Auto Glass Technician." The owner of Daniel's Auto Glass, Hanks returns
with 19 years of experience working in his favor.
Married with four kids, Hanks enjoys drag racing and building classic
Joining Hanks will be his coworker, Zach Stanley.
Stanley will bring his "A" game to the competition, complete
with four years of experience installing
Stanley, who is married with no kids, enjoys working on cars and riding
Both men will be using Dow Automotive brand adhesives at the competition.
The Auto Glass Technician Olympics, now in its second year, is co-sponsored
by the Independent Glass Association (IGA) and AGRR magazine. The
event follows on the heels of the second annual Auto Glass Replacement
Safety Standard (AGRSS) Conference and both events, along with the National
Windshield Repair Association Conference and the Windshield Repair Olympics
are co-located this year with the Auto Glass Expo @ NACE.
The events will be held November 1-4, 2006 at the Mandalay Bay Convention
Center in Las Vegas.
for more information about the Auto Glass Technician Olympics.