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2017 USAWA Grip Championships Write-up


The 2017 USAWA Grip Championships took place on Saturday, February 11th, at Al Myers’s Dino Gym in Abilene, KS.  It was a spectacular contest – like it has been every year Al has hosted it. I went home with my … Continue reading

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USAWA Forum Post: Countdown to Grip Champs


http://www.usawa.com/forum/?vasthtmlaction=viewtopic&t=958.0 While most of the world watched the Grammys, I did a bit of typing instead.

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Next Contest – 2015 USAWA Grip Championships


It’s 72 days until the 2015 USAWA Grip Championships.  This contest will be held in Abilene, KS at the magnificent Dino Gym.  I decided to compete a few days ago. If anyone is interested in how I’m training for this contest – … Continue reading

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3 Weeks Until My Next USAWA Competition


Well, it’s about 21 days until the 2013 Dino Gym Challenge at Al Myers’s Dino Gym in Abilene, Kansas.  I haven’t done a contest – any contest, not just USAWA – since July.  Looking forward to seeing all my USAWA … Continue reading

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Goerner Club – from the USAWA site


Thanks to Al Myers for the flattering write-up of my 310 pound Middle Fingers Deadlift pull from the 2011 USAWA National Grip Championships on the 12th at his Dino Gym in Abilene, Kansas.    It’s not everyday that a lifter … Continue reading

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1-30-10: Training Day at the Dino Gym


1-30-10, Saturday. I spent 4 hours training at the Dino Gym with Al Myers.  Walked in and there was a strongman training session in progress so I got to see some very strong performances there on the stones, farmer’s walk … Continue reading

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