Surfing, boxing and Kickboxing transformed him into the laid back human he is today.
His father would soon move the family to Honolulu on the island of Oahu, because a bounty hunter needs the scumbags of big city life to grow business.
Dog, with some help from his boys, had over 5,000 captures to this point.
In 2003 Dog, Leland and Young Blood went to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and were hot on the trail of Andrew Luster, a member of the FBI’s “10 Most Wanted Men” list.
A motivational speaker by the name of Tony Robbins (you may have heard the name) loved the story and began paying Dad, or “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” to speak at his conventions.
The speaking events led the Chapman family to Hawaii.
The show has almost reached a decade of airtime after numerous contract extensions. They are on a mission to help bail bond companies across the country!
Instead of being in prison, he was sending degenerates to, or back, to prison.Leland attributes this change of scenery and the spirit of “aloha” to saving his life.He had been given a 2 chance just like his father, but at a much younger age.Perhaps moving back to the city was not the best decision.He was back in trouble before he knew it, Leland had robbed a tourist.All the activity still couldn’t keep Leland from his friends and the inner city gang influence.