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Jedd Johnson

Date: June 8, 2019 - Titan Strength in Elmira, same location as 2018

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Based on votes and feedback here on the Gripboard, I have decided the events for the North American Championship this year.

Thank you to everyone who put forth effort and opinions.

Keep in mind, I am only competing if I can get to 105kg, when I post these events.

1.  Silver Bullet - One Hand
2.  Euro Two Hands Pinch
3.  2 3/8" Napalm's Nightmare - 6" Lift, stand on boxes if needed
4.  2.5" Jug - 6" Lift, stand on boxes if needed
5.  Medley

I took out the Wrist event in favor of a Vertical Grip, but there will be Wrist Testing Feats in the Medley, so bring your Wrist Strength A-game.

More info to come.  I just didn't want to keep people waiting anymore on the events.

I will also list out the Medley items as soon as I can.  Entry Form will be available as soon as possible as well.

Thank you!

 

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Vinnie
36 minutes ago, Jedd Johnson said:

Date: June 8, 2019 - Titan Strength in Elmira, same location as 2018

Based on votes and feedback here on the Gripboard, I have decided the events for the North American Championship this year.

Thank you to everyone who put forth effort and opinions.

Keep in mind, I am only competing if I can get to 105kg, when I post these events.

1.  Silver Bullet - One Hand
2.  Euro Two Hands Pinch
3.  2 3/8" Napalm's Nightmare - 6" Lift, stand on boxes if needed
4.  2.5" Jug - 6" Lift, stand on boxes if needed
5.  Medley

I took out the Wrist event in favor of a Vertical Grip, but there will be Wrist Testing Feats in the Medley, so bring your Wrist Strength A-game.

More info to come.  I just didn't want to keep people waiting anymore on the events.

I will also list out the Medley items as soon as I can.  Entry Form will be available as soon as possible as well.

Thank you!

 

I don't have a wrist strength A-game, so I can't bring that.  I will, however, bring the perfect height boxes to stand on ... that is key for me.  But 6 " is a little easier than at Cupid's, I think; wasn't that higher?  Anyway, nice event selection.  I am really looking forward to doing silver bullet again with my bitch.  ;)

Thanks for hosting!

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Jedd Johnson
2 hours ago, Vinnie said:

I don't have a wrist strength A-game, so I can't bring that.  I will, however, bring the perfect height boxes to stand on ... that is key for me.  But 6 " is a little easier than at Cupid's, I think; wasn't that higher?  Anyway, nice event selection.  I am really looking forward to doing silver bullet again with my bitch.  ;)

Thanks for hosting!

No sir, 6" at Cupid's!

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4 hours ago, Jedd Johnson said:

Date: June 8, 2019 - Titan Strength in Elmira, same location as 2018

Based on votes and feedback here on the Gripboard, I have decided the events for the North American Championship this year.

Thank you to everyone who put forth effort and opinions.

Keep in mind, I am only competing if I can get to 105kg, when I post these events.

1.  Silver Bullet - One Hand
2.  Euro Two Hands Pinch
3.  2 3/8" Napalm's Nightmare - 6" Lift, stand on boxes if needed
4.  2.5" Jug - 6" Lift, stand on boxes if needed
5.  Medley

I took out the Wrist event in favor of a Vertical Grip, but there will be Wrist Testing Feats in the Medley, so bring your Wrist Strength A-game.

More info to come.  I just didn't want to keep people waiting anymore on the events.

I will also list out the Medley items as soon as I can.  Entry Form will be available as soon as possible as well.

Thank you!

 

look forward to seeing you at 105k brother. Time to get my butt in gear as well

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That is a tough game against those Canadians.  Maybe at least the U.S. Masters class will prevail, now that I will be in it to lift up the likes of Rindo ... oh wait ... he's lifting quite a bit already.  But there are no Canadians over 50 in this sport anyway, right?  So it's a lock then.

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17 minutes ago, Vinnie said:

That is a tough game against those Canadians.  Maybe at least the U.S. Masters class will prevail, now that I will be in it to lift up the likes of Rindo ... oh wait ... he's lifting quite a bit already.  But there are no Canadians over 50 in this sport anyway, right?  So it's a lock then.

Gus Bush , you have your work cut out for you with him. He’s a strong dude 

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WestSlope
Just now, Joseph Sullivan said:

Gus Bush 

Yes. Gus is a stud old dude. Get it right rookie old dude.😁

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Andrew Dube
45 minutes ago, Joseph Sullivan said:

His hands like concrete. Like shaking a cinder block.... 

100% It's always fun to watch peoples reactions when they shake his hand for the first time😄

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Vinnie

Oh yeah, I saw him doing some huge thick-bar lifts at the championships last year.  I stand corrected!

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Vinnie
4 hours ago, WestSlope said:

rookie old dude

That has a nice ring to it.

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Mike Rinderle
On ‎3‎/‎22‎/‎2019 at 3:33 PM, Vinnie said:

That has a nice ring to it.

Ancient beginner.

 

 

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Mike Rinderle

Same as last year?  Canada vs. US.

Instead of picking teams for each event, I vote we take the top three in each event from each side.  Reverse Strongman scoring.  Lowest total wins.

What say you?

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Medley List Announced.

There will be 25 possible Items to lift.  Max Points is 20.  So, look for the list, find your best 20 items, and make sure you knock them out at the event.

2 Minute Time Limit

Platform Lifts 

1. Inch Dumbbell - 169lbs
2. Shot Loadable Inch - 120lbs
3. Circus Bell 3" Handle - 120lbs
4. 2x25lb Pinch
5. 5x10lb Pinch
6. Half 80lb Blob
7. Chunk Lift - 56lb Block Weight
8. 45# Plate Hub Lift
9. 100lb Anvil by Horn
10. 8lb Sledge Choke


Non-Platform
11. 2" Vertical Bar 2" Lift - 225lbs
12. Close #2
13. Close #3
14. #3 SB w/ 10lbs to Lockout
15. 60D Nail Bend to 2"
16. 12lb Sledge Face Lever
17. 16lb Sledge Face Lever
18. 25lb Plate Curl
19. Deck of Cards
20. 12lb Slim Lever 


Lockout lifts

21. Wrist Wrench - 75lbs
22. IM Hub - 45lbs
23. 2x45s Pinch
24. Inch Pinch 45lbs
25. Stub 20lbs

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Mike Rinderle
38 minutes ago, Jedd Johnson said:

Medley List Announced.

There will be 25 possible Items to lift.  Max Points is 20.  So, look for the list, find your best 20 items, and make sure you knock them out at the event.

2 Minute Time Limit

Platform Lifts 

1. Inch Dumbbell - 169lbs
2. Shot Loadable Inch - 120lbs
3. Circus Bell 3" Handle - 120lbs
4. 2x25lb Pinch
5. 5x10lb Pinch
6. Half 80lb Blob
7. Chunk Lift - 56lb Block Weight
8. 45# Plate Hub Lift
9. 100lb Anvil by Horn
10. 8lb Sledge Choke


Non-Platform
11. 2" Vertical Bar 2" Lift - 225lbs
12. Close #2
13. Close #3
14. #3 SB w/ 10lbs to Lockout
15. 60D Nail Bend to 2"
16. 12lb Sledge Face Lever
17. 16lb Sledge Face Lever
18. 25lb Plate Curl
19. Deck of Cards
20. 12lb Slim Lever 


Lockout lifts

21. Wrist Wrench - 75lbs
22. IM Hub - 45lbs
23. 2x45s Pinch
24. Inch Pinch 45lbs
25. Stub 20lbs

😍😍😍

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Eric Roussin

This year there will once again be a team competition at the North American Grip Championship. There will be a Team Canada (defending champions) and a Team USA. For the first time, an annual award will be up for grabs that the winning team will take home, keep for a year, and return at the following year’s championship.

I propose the following points system be used:

  • Each country selects three athletes per individual event (Silver Bullet, Two-Hand Pinch, Napalm’s Nightmare, Jug, and Medley).
  • A single athlete can be selected for no more than three events.
  • Each event is scored using reverse strongman scoring (i.e. best performance earns one point, second best earns two points, etc.).
  • Team totals are tallied from all of the events; lowest score wins.

This will ensure that at least five competitors will earn points for the team, but there is an option to involve more. Plus, selecting teams adds a fun element of strategy.

Tie-break would be done using the countback method. If the score is tied, the country with the most first place finishes would win.

If you are planning on attending the contest, I’d like to hear if you support this idea.

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KapMan

I cant friggin wait!

Looking forward to this. 

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3 hours ago, Eric Roussin said:

This year there will once again be a team competition at the North American Grip Championship. There will be a Team Canada (defending champions) and a Team USA. For the first time, an annual award will be up for grabs that the winning team will take home, keep for a year, and return at the following year’s championship.

I propose the following points system be used:

  • Each country selects three athletes per individual event (Silver Bullet, Two-Hand Pinch, Napalm’s Nightmare, Jug, and Medley).
  • A single athlete can be selected for no more than three events.
  • Each event is scored using reverse strongman scoring (i.e. best performance earns one point, second best earns two points, etc.).
  • Team totals are tallied from all of the events; lowest score wins.

This will ensure that at least five competitors will earn points for the team, but there is an option to involve more. Plus, selecting teams adds a fun element of strategy.

Tie-break would be done using the countback method. If the score is tied, the country with the most first place finishes would win.

If you are planning on attending the contest, I’d like to hear if you support this idea.

Im down. Should be fun, mostly likely not going to get picked.  But team usa has the best hype man ever coming so plan on us winning. Just sayin

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Climber028

I won't be competing but I'll come hangout since it's so close

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Vinnie

I'm not really sure I care whether or how you do the team USA/Canada comp, and I have always hated the confusion that reverse strongman causes in my mind, but I am looking forward to this quite a bit.  And that medley looks fun.  I won't get 20 points on it, but I'll have fun seeing how close I can get!  

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And yeah, not too likely that I'll be the team rep on any of the events, although I guess that depends to some extent on who else is going to be there.  Again, not important to me, happy just to see how I do against myself!

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