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#21 OFFLINE   KRC

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 08:26 PM

Seems like the show is taped back about 4 months but Travis looked enormous on tonights episode.  



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Posted 11 March 2014 - 09:26 PM

Not a whole lot of sportsmanship but it gets me jacked up to train

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 03:35 AM

I like doing grip while watching gets me fired up

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 12:48 PM

I think it's worth mentioning that while Allen Fisher doesn't have any WAF titles, the "world championship" he won in many of those years was the "world championship" at that time so I don't think it's fair when people talk about him having fake world titles.



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Posted 12 March 2014 - 01:35 PM

Very true. His titles certainly aren't "fake" titles. He attended "world championship" events, and earned all of these titles. The armwrestling world was much smaller in the '80s -- that's not Allen's fault. He beat the best of the time.


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 03:00 PM

Dave Chaffee is also a WAF gold medalist (WAF 2010), and Tom Nelson is a WAF bronze medalist (WAF 2010). Both in the seniors category.

 

American rankings can be found at inthehook.com

 

Many of the guys are legitimate, top-level guys. Others aren't as competitive, but they are great people or are great personalities.

 

 

To Philip_777: There wasn't a whole lot of technique in the Ethan/Turbo match. Turbo was pretty much selected for comedic purposes, Ethan has far more strength in every position on the table. I know this from personal experience pulling both guys. Turbo is decent (not considering weightclass) with his left and would have been better matched with Ethan lefty. Turbo had no chance in any circumstance versus Ethan righty, no technique needed.

 

It's a strength sport, but as with bench pressing or anything else-technique is involved.


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 06:57 AM

It's completely different then pulling in a real tournament. I like the show.
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Posted 20 March 2014 - 12:36 PM

Does anyone know if there is anywhere this can be watched in England on Sky or something or online?



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Posted 20 March 2014 - 06:28 PM

Great show, I wish the first episode was presented a little better though..

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Posted 21 March 2014 - 06:20 AM

Has a gotten any better? I couldn't get past that first episode. Haha

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Posted 21 March 2014 - 12:46 PM

It definitely has IMO and many others.. Most people, even arm wrestlers were not real into the first episode from what I see.
Liam you might be able to catch the episodes on AMC's website but I'm not sure.

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 08:18 PM

I got deep into tonight's episode before some family members kicked me off the TV, and I have to say it is much improved.   


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 02:45 PM

got it queued up on the DVR.  heard mixed things, but i'm looking forward to it. gotta be better than watching over the top again.  lol.



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Posted Yesterday, 09:49 AM

Trust me Over The Top was better than the show. IMHO if they focused more on the training itself then the competition after I think it would be more appealing.