Provisional Date: Sunday 23rd October.
"Showlifting" is a popular contest format in Scandinavia that is now being introduced to England for the first time. Athletes enter each event seperately, and prizes are awarded for the first 3 in each event. Competitors can choose to enter as many, or as few, events as they like. It is a great format for people to set new personal bests, or try out different events! For competitors that choose to enter all the events, there will be a prize awarded to the best overall lifter in each weight class, as well as the prizes for each event.
The classes are:
Men Under 105kg
Men over 105kg.
The diciplines are:
Competitors select their weights, and have 3 attempts.
Competitors select thier weights and have 3 attempts. Women will deadlift from the floor on a standard deadlift bar. Men will use "Cage Deadlift" setup.
Women - 5kg per hand, under 105kg men - 10kg per hand, Heavyweight men - 12.5kg per hand.
Take a number of sandbags from a platform, and carry and load them onto a second platform approx 10m away.
Women - 4x50kg sandbags.
Under 105kg - 1x50kg sandbags, 3x75kg Sandbag, 1x100kg sandbag.
Heavyweight Men - 4x75kg sandbags, 1x100kg sandbag.
Fishing Pole Lift!!
More info and pictures to follow - A real test of leg and lower back strength!
To enter contact Colin Anderson via: firstname.lastname@example.org
for an entry form.
Registration: Â£6 (includes entry into two events)
Extra events: Â£2 each.