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» British Natural StrongestMan 2013 (Go to post)19-09-2013 @ 18:38 
Post Edited: 19.09.2013 @ 18:39 PM by Bushingman
Funky_monkey said:A hold with straps? Why!?


Cos it's a strength competition and not a grip contest. Gutted I'm missing this and to add insult to injury can't even watch cos I'm working.
» British Natural StrongestMan 2013 (Go to post)29-08-2013 @ 21:25 
Post Edited: 29.08.2013 @ 21:30 PM by Bushingman
I gonna have to pull out of this due to personal reasons which I don't want to go into here. So strap on your skates Mr Harrop you're going in. Matt Rouse
» Novice comp near Rocester Kent (Go to post)15-07-2013 @ 22:41 
Yes mate just turn up.
» Novice comp near Rocester Kent (Go to post)15-07-2013 @ 22:10 
Hello mate it was me you spoke too. Not exactly sure of numbers as it's not my comp. The guy tells me he's got a few interested. Comp will kick off around 1.30 but the fun day starts at 12. Farmers will be 90kg.
» Novice comp near Rocester Kent (Go to post)13-07-2013 @ 11:21 
And Event5 will be tyre flip.
» Novice comp near Rocester Kent (Go to post)12-07-2013 @ 21:41 
Post Edited: 12.07.2013 @ 22:15 PM by Bushingman
This is not my comp but said I would put it on here for someone.

Address BAE Club bells lane Hoo ME3 9JD

Date 21St July

Events 1 arm over arm (probably a transit)

Event 2 anvil carry for distance

Event 3 farmers walk weight tbc

Event 4 front hold 15 to 20kgish

It's only 5 to enter and is part of the Hno fun day so there will be other stuff going on too



Not the order of things it's just the order I remembered them.
Later notice but only got involved today cos it's round the corner from where I work.
» 472.5kg block pull Misha (Go to post)25-06-2013 @ 19:41 
youngy said:
Aren't you thinking of Klokov?


Ha ha yeah probably i know nothing of weightlifting or of eastern European namesTongue
» 472.5kg block pull Misha (Go to post)25-06-2013 @ 14:36 
MarkClegg said:Wow ! I love the way he's set that up :-) no accident he's got the small weights on the inside !

I love Misha . He's without doubt my fave out of the SM boys .. Except Hixxy of course x

I seen Tom Martin pull 460kg from 18" with absolute ease @ 83kg Bodyweight . Just saying :-)


But does Tom Martin have numerous lifts named after him?
» Strongman entry fees (Go to post)20-06-2013 @ 19:17 
shanejer said:We always charge at Salt Ayre and get 2-300 people from memory.


Fair play maybe this is way forward then. Although I not expecting anyway to pay to see me:-):-):-) oh and all my friends and family are tight arses Tongue
» Strongman entry fees (Go to post)20-06-2013 @ 18:45 
hixxy1985 said:
5 or less doesnt put anyone off when they make the trip there get to the door they dont turn around n say im not paying that.........
usual couple quid gesture to support the comp the crowd are MORE than willing to pay.


Most of the comps I have been too. The crowd is normally made up of people that are involved in the sport and the friends and family of the competitors(unless it's been part of a country fair or something similar where you tend to get passing interest). I would expects these people to be happy to put there hands in there pockets but Joe public would not be too quick to. If people on here think charging spectators is ok why is it not done more? All the comps I have been to have been free to spectate.
» Strongman entry fees (Go to post)20-06-2013 @ 16:20 
JC said:
SCL Belgim (I think?) 2011 was on a car park
I quite like the "rustic" feel to SM Grin


I hope rustic doesn't go out of fashion thenTongue
» Strongman entry fees (Go to post)20-06-2013 @ 16:09 
LessThanLuke said:
Whats wrong with charging spectators to watch?


This is not a mainstream sport with mass appeal. It's hard enough to get people to watch comps as it is without putting then off further by charging them.
» Strongman entry fees (Go to post)20-06-2013 @ 15:01 
Ben_F said:
A British level comp' would ideally have athletes who have qualified through regionals/nationals thus proving their strongman ability rather than their ability to finance the entry fee.


X2

I seen this happen with other sports promoters start getting carried away with luxuries and forgetting what the sport is about. Maybe I'm in the minority but I really don't mind competing in car parks and sports halls. What's important to me is the quality of the competitors and the equipment. What gonna be next? Charging spectators to watch?
» Natural southern qualifier (Go to post)02-06-2013 @ 07:45 
outspan said:
Thanx Matt, was good to see ya again... Awesome performance in the c+p, could see in ur face how much you were enjoying it lol
Well done to Maz and the OXP team for working there asses off all day... even the special needs looking lad they let hold the clip board, George I think his name is?
xXx


Well done to you too mate. I don't know what you mean my face was full of joy joy feelings doing an event which i obviously had perfect technique:-):-):-)
» Natural southern qualifier (Go to post)02-06-2013 @ 01:56 
It was i great comp with a great bunch of lads .Thanks to George and maz for putting on a smoothly run comp. Glad to have qualified. Highlight of the day was watching how clean and press should be done and Adams shorts(they are legendary ).

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