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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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Watch “325lb Axle Hack Lift” on YouTube


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Watch “Dinnie Lift” on YouTube


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Watch “Saxon Snatch” on YouTube


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Tiny Overlord Contemplates The Saxon Plank


Don’t let her pretty dress fool you.  She was ready to blast off with this weight on the Saxon Plank. The Saxon Snatch is one of the events at the OTSM contest (USAWA sanctioned) at Eric Todd’s training facility in … Continue reading

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Mary McConnaughey and Me at 2016 Grip Champs


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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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Saxon Snatch-88lbs First Grip Training in 7 Months


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Finally on the rebound from the flu


A week ago I did the strongman meet at the Dino Gym. Tweaked my back a bit during my “warmup” that consisted of at least half a dozen things I shouldn’t have been lifting as a warmup. No biggie. Still … 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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