Robot info

Builder info

Robot:

Bite Force

Builder:

Paul Ventimiglia

Type:

Bar spinner (vertical)

Job:

Mechanical Designer / Robotics Engineer

Team:

APTYX Designs

Teena Liu, Jeremiah Jinno, Cory McBride, Travis Covington, Rob Masek

Years competing:

18 years

Hometown:

Mountain View, CA

Favorite tool:

Haas VF2SS, Lincoln Power Mig 256, WERA Zyklop Sockets

Favorite robot:

Terminator T-800

Interesting fact:

Paul: “I won $500,000 from NASA for building a robot called “Moonraker” to dig moon dirt, while still a student at WPI.”

Stat history

Stats
Career
2019
2018
2016
2015
Total matches164835
Win percentage94%100%100%67%100%
Total wins154825
Losses10010
Knockouts102712
KO percentage63%50%88%33%40%
Average knockout time98 s107 s76 s96 s123 s
Knockouts against00000
KO against percentage0%0%0%0%0%
Judges decision wins52113

Match history

Season
Round
Matchup
Results
2019Episode 3Bite Force vs YetiBite Force by JD
2019Episode 6Bronco vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 2m48s
2019Episode 10Bite Force vs HyperShockBite Force by JD
2019Episode 13Bite Force vs MonsoonBite Force by KO 46s
2018Day 1 Session 1Blacksmith vs Bite ForceBite Force by JD
2018Day 2 Session 1HyperShock vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 36s
2018Day 4 Session 1Bite Force vs End GameBite Force by KO 1m2s
2018Day 7 Session 1Bombshell vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 47s
2018Sweet 16 2018Bite Force vs HUGEBite Force by KO 1m37s
2018Quarter Finals 2018Rotator vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 1m19s
2018Semi Finals 2018Whiplash vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 1m29s
2018Final 2018Minotaur vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 2m5s
2016Qualifiers Session 2Bite Force vs MohawkBite Force by KO 1m36s
2016Round of 32Bite Force vs The RingmasterBite Force by JD
2016Sweet 16Bite Force vs ChompChomp by JD
2016Sunday ExhibitionBite Force vs Witch Doctor vs WrecksBite Force by KO 2m12s