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October 2017 – Chris Rauch

October 2017 - Chris Rauch My name is Chris Rauch and I was born in Provost, AB, December 24, 1975, to Lorna and Herman Rauch. I’m the oldest of 3, I have two younger sisters and I have lived all over Alberta, from Wainwright to Drumheller to where I currently live in Edson. I have always been truck crazy from as long as I can remember probably because my [...]

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September 2017 – Kylee Laird

September 2017 - Kylee Laird I received a phone call a while back from Kylee Laird, who wanted to donate a painting to Alberta Big Rig Weekend to raise money for Military Minds’, “Rolling Barrage.” The painting is 48”x 26” and was painted from a winning picture of the contest she held on her website for night shots of lighted trucks. The accomplished artist who did the painting is [...]

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July 2017 – Aaron Lewis

July 2017 - Aaron Lewis Our July 2017 Rig of the Month driver is Aaron Lewis. He is originally from Merthyr Tydfil, a small mining town in south Wales, UK. He has been in Canada since January of 2013 and now lives in Surrey BC. Growing up in a small town was as how you can imagine, everyone knew everyone and we looked out for each other. We would [...]

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June 2017 – Trevor Block

Trevor Block - June 2017 The story of Truk “R” Trev: Trevor Block’s life began in April of 1973 in Edson, AB. He lived there for 7 years with his parents Barb and Cricket and his younger sister Tammy. In 1980 the family moved to Abbotsford, BC where they still live  today. This is Trevor’s story: My Mom, Barb, says that I was born with diesel in my blood as I [...]

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May 2017 – Rick Evasiuk

May 2017 - Rick Evasiuk We have profiled over 150 Rig of the Month drivers over the last 18 years but this is the first one that has been done without the knowledge of the driver. It is going out as a birthday present to Rick Evasiuk from his son Greg. Here is Rick’s story as related by Greg. Happy Birthday Rick! This is the story of the man [...]

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