(CNN) - Austin Wierschke is the 2011 and 2012 LG U.S. National Texting Champion. I think it all has to do with nerves. When people get up on the stage, especially this year in the middle of Times Square with all of the people surrounding just watching, I think that just gets the best of people. They get really nervous and I think that was to my advantage because I did have that year of experience under my belt. I think it worked to my advantage.
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