Becoming The Best Mechanic In The World

Claire Gordon

"Talking to you right now," says Daniel Lehmkuhl (pictured with Aneesh Chopra, chief technology officer of the United States). "I never thought this would happen."

When Lehmkuhl decided as a child that he wanted to go into automotive technology, he never expected to one day get the attention of the national media. But Lehmkuhl is now one of the best automotive technicians in the country, and next week will represent America at the 2011 WorldSkills Competition in London.