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BendtheBar 08-12-2012 08:39 AM

Big Swede Competes
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Congrats to Big Swede. If my Swedish is correct, he placed 8th in his first strongman competition.

BendtheBar 08-12-2012 08:40 AM

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BendtheBar 08-12-2012 08:44 AM

From Swede's log:


11/8 Competition Day

First strongman competition in the books. Had a great time and allready looking forward to the next one. Finished 8th out of 23 contenders. Not great, but still good since I competed against the top lifters of sweden in this class (amateur/folk) and most of them have competed alot more.


Farmers Walk
I was drawn to go 1st together with another guy, and it sucked. Weight was 80kg per hand and for max distance. I got it 77.5m (have done 80m in training)

Kettlebell Hold
Basicly they tied me to a pole with a belt and had me hold a 18kg KB on straight arms for max time. 46.5s for a PB.

Tireflip for time
I got 8 flips in 32.2s with a 260kg tire for a PB.

Log Clean and Press

Here I made a misstake. You only had 3 lifts and I put my startweight to 80kg to safe points. Next i chose 90 and 100kg o nmy last (previous 1rm). Today 100kg was butter and I should have made 110kg easy if I had a 4th. Lesson learned.

Pick up and carry a 70kg sack, run 15m and load it on a sled, run back and pick up another one, load it, then drag the sucker backwards to start position. I did it in 37s.

Got vids of the whole thing and they will be up in a couple of days.

Good competition, free chokolade, energydrinks n fruit availible and a couple of hundred in the audience. Great experience. Back to the gym next week to get bigger, faster and STRONGER.

Off Road 08-12-2012 09:02 AM

Nice job Swede, I'm proud of you.

RobMoriRB 08-12-2012 09:18 AM

solid proformance next time around you will get 7th keep it up

moeheep 08-12-2012 10:01 AM

Good for you !!

kitarpyar 08-12-2012 10:01 AM

Great work Big Swede.

LtL 08-12-2012 10:30 AM

Great work big man.


big_swede 08-12-2012 12:30 PM


Originally Posted by Off Road (Post 267662)
Nice job Swede, I'm proud of you.

Thanks brother!


Originally Posted by RobMoriRB (Post 267665)
solid proformance next time around you will get 7th keep it up

Thanks! Top 5 next time!


Originally Posted by moeheep (Post 267673)
Good for you !!

Hell yeah!


Originally Posted by kitarpyar (Post 267674)
Great work Big Swede.



Originally Posted by LtL (Post 267684)
Great work big man.


Thanks Al!

Next competition is in late october and I will be back at the weigts tuesday to prepare. WAAAAAAAAAAAR!

5kgLifter 08-12-2012 12:41 PM

Congrats Big Swede! 8th place is awesome for a first time ever strongman event. And that 18kg KB on straight arms for max time. 46.5s for a PB crucifix sounds brutal...fantastic holding time there :rockon:

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