Former Hardcore Champion who rose to fame in the WWE after wrestling with the Organization of Modern Extreme Grappling Arts.
His mother died of brain cancer when he was nine years old. He developed an interest in motocross racing when he was twelve and had to stop playing baseball after injuring his arm in a bike crash.
He was trained by Dory Funk, Jr. and Michael Hayes and had his debut match on May 23, 1994.
He and his brother Matt Hardy both became professional Wrestlers. Growing up, he and Matt enjoyed competing in motocross, baseball, football, and amateur wrestling.
He held the WWF Intercontinental title after defeating Triple H.