The "Modern Day Viking" served the US as a Marine in the Iraqi war and began his wrestling career in the former NWA Anarchy Wrestling. After some time there, and winning numerous championships, he then spent some time in Ring of Honor before landing in TNA. He is currently in the hunt for the World Championship, having won a title match in the Feast or Fired match. The future looks bright, and 2014 may be his breakout year.

Gunner appeared on Episode 126: Ready for the Gunner Show.