In one of the more bizarre yet interesting concepts in reality TV series, Ax Men follows the exploits of logging crews. The show takes place in the forests of Northwestern Oregon, Washington, and Montana, and the rivers of Louisiana and Florida. Drawing inspirations from original TV series like Deadliest Catch and Ice Raod Truckers, the show is heavily dominated by men with Kately Sims being the sole exception. The driver of the Dreadknots Logging crew, Kate is a headstrong personality. She was introduced into the fray as the cousin of the former driver, Dave Stone. But the pair are unrelated in real life. She works alongside her crew to recover logs from the Withlacoochee.
Who is Katelyn Sims?
Katelyn Sims was born on the 22nd of October, 1990 in Florida. Kate comes from a family of loggers including her father, Clint Roberts, and mother Leisa Sims. The eldest child of the family Kate was raised alongside her sister, Amber. Little is known about her early life apart from the fact that she was passionate about logging. The reality TV star is fond of her nephews and has a bond personality. Not to shy away from difficult tasks, Kate also loves a bit of dancing.
Career and Net Worth:
Katlyn made her debut on Ax Men in season six, which aired in 2013. She was introduced as the cousin of Dave Stone, the former driver of the Dreadknots Logging crew. However, they are not related in real life. She joined the crew as a replacement for Dave, who left the show due to personal reasons. She worked alongside Clint Roberts, who was the leader of the crew, and James “Kraken” Smith, who was the diver. Together, they used a boat to locate and retrieve valuable logs that had sunk to the bottom of the Withlacoochee River.
Katlyn quickly impressed her teammates and viewers with her driving skills and fearless attitude. She was not afraid to get dirty or face dangerous situations on the river. She also had a good sense of humor and a friendly personality. She became a fan favorite and received a lot of support and admiration on social media.
Katlyn appeared on Ax Men for three seasons, until season eight, which aired in 2015. She left the show along with the rest of the Dreadknots crew after they decided to pursue other opportunities.
Alongside her appearances in the series, Kate also worked at the Ker’s wing house. Kate also exceeds in gymnastics and holds several pedigrees in the field. As of, 2023 Kate has a net worth of $200,000.
Husband & Children:
Katelyn likes to keep her personal affair away from public media. As of now, we can not find anything about her love affair or dating timeline. Hence, it remains a secret if she is married or not. The same goes for her children. One thing we can tell for sure is she adores children and can be seen in several pictures with her little nephews on her social media pages. She also has a dog named Kadyn.
Katlyn suffers from cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and other organs. She was diagnosed with CF when she was four years old, after visiting more than 27 doctors by the age of two. She was told by doctors that she would not live past 12 years old.
However, Katlyn defied the odds and lived beyond her life expectancy. She has undergone several treatments and surgeries to manage her condition, including lung transplants, sinus surgeries, feeding tubes, and IV antibiotics. She also takes daily medications and does breathing exercises to clear her airways.
Despite her health challenges, Katlyn remains positive and grateful for her life. She considers CF as a blessing rather than a curse, as it has made her stronger and more resilient. She also uses her platform to raise awareness and funds for CF research and support.
“I really think if I didn’t have cystic fibrosis, I would be a completely different person, because the experiences and obstacles that you’re faced with, they make you have to be strong mentally and physically,” she said.
Katlyn is a beautiful woman with dark brown hair and brown eyes. She has a slim figure however her height and weight is not known.