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2007/06/11 12:50:45 (permalink)

Your favourite strongman events

Ok this goes to the advanced strongmen/pros and us mortals alike. What are your favourite events and why? Lets say top 3.

Mine are:

1. stones

2. overhead

3. tyre

the reason is, i think, that stones and tyre have so much brutal strength, wrestling with the object, many "right" ways of nailing a rep, you have to sometimes think on your feet and adjust things and so on. Or maybe i am just such a newbie that this is only true for likes of me who havent done hundreds of reps with them?

I dont have regular access to tyre, so i have only tried it couple of times. Wasn't very good at it, but i still loved it! Cant wait till jonnymills gets a tyre to the dungeon.

Overhead, again, not strong in it, but I like the rugged beauty of putting a big log overhead. It takes your whole body to work the rep and generally is just fcuking awesome lift

Difficult list though, there are so many great events!
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    BIGKaygee
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 13:52:54 (permalink)
    I dunno as I havent tried much! But out of what we did, I would have to say the hoist was easiest for me,
    But I really enjoyed the farmers! (Wont be saying that when it is 120 or 140etc!)

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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 14:02:31 (permalink)
    I would say my top 3 are:-

    1 Yoke
    2 Farmers walk
    and 3 Truck pull

    Basically the reason I like all these events is because I'm really good at them!!

    To be totally honest the only events I don't really like are things like crucifix hold, just because I think it looks crap!! I find some events more difficult than others but crucifix is the only one I don't really enjoy watching.
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 14:20:26 (permalink)
    I think that I will be good at crusifix terry as that is a lot like a gym event, I have tried this with 25kg dumbells already,
    Cant wait to pull a truck! think I need more bodyweight though from what I have seen?

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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 14:33:58 (permalink)
    really enjoyed the truck pull last week, its the first time ive done it properly, and thought it was great. just gotta get the legs and arms to fire at the same time now

    id have to say its probably my favourite so far, but i do love medleys

    sorry, how many world records???

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    evertonfc
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 14:39:06 (permalink)
    didn't you like the truck pull at Cully Pete ? LOL
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 14:48:13 (permalink)
    lol, well, to be diplomatic....

    yeah, it wasnt fantastic, and to be the only one to move it (albeit by only a few inches) meant it must have been hard.

    only 3 secs behind mark felix last week 9nad i knew where my faults were) so its getting a little better

    sorry, how many world records???

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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 14:51:56 (permalink)
    my top 5 events are:

    1. Truck pull (harness only)
    2. Log lift (anyway)
    3. Stones (onto barrels)
    4. Tug of war (any man on man test)
    5. Elite cross (at 210 kilos it a very heavy carry)


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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 15:08:03 (permalink)
    1) Stones Heavier the better

    2) Axel Press Hevier the better

    3) Yoke the heavier the better

    Log and Shield Walk and stone/rock pressing

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    big pete
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 15:33:03 (permalink)
    ^^^

    is that you shawn?

    sorry, how many world records???

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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 16:13:20 (permalink)


    Hope to see you down Whey HQ soon mate.
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 17:01:07 (permalink)
    Shawn if you get a train down to telford one time I will drive you the rest if you want? To Whey HQ?

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    evertonfc
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 17:10:20 (permalink)
    Your on mate.

    Thanks Big man.
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 17:45:52 (permalink)
    sounds a grand idea :)

    hope to see you both down there!

    sorry, how many world records???

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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 18:08:25 (permalink)
    my favourite 3 is(not very good at them though,lol):

    1.stones
    2.tyre
    3.loading
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 18:43:24 (permalink)
    My top 3 events are

    1, Yoke because im good at it
    2, Farmers cus im good at it
    3, Log for max (im **** at it but its a great test of strength and great 2 watch)

    I would also add the deadlift cus its my fav gym lift
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 20:31:10 (permalink)
    mmmm??? top 3 events

    yoke

    stones

    farmers

    having only done a few truck pulls(well firengine an tractor for me) i'd say its a close 4th
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    Colin.A.
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 20:45:22 (permalink)
    Favourite events to do:

    1. Max Log

    2. Yoke

    3. Silver Dollar Deadlift


    Favourite events to watch:

    1. Apollon's Axle at Arnold's

    2. Stones

    3. Tyre Flip
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 21:38:44 (permalink)
    1/ Deadlift Variations
    2/ Stones
    3/ Tire Flips
    4/ Pulling stuff

    and last would be Any pressing
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    RE: Your favourite strongman events 2007/06/11 22:43:39 (permalink)
    Shawn, just let me know when mate, any time!
    Will be cheaper for you than going all the way too!
    MR SKINT! LOL!
    Have you spent your money yet?

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