"The Mighty Midlander"
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The Brits' Mighty Midlander 2009 was held on the 19th of July...here are the results:
Mark Westaby - 1st Place
Wayne Russell - 2nd Place
Alex Curletto - 3rd Place
Congratulations to all the competitors for another great show!
Events (Subject to Change):
Traditional Deadlift for Weight (Starting Weight of 260 kg)
Sword Hold (40 kg Sword to Be Held Out in Front of Competitor - Straight Arms - Can Be Held with Two Hands)
Farmer's Walk for Distance (Weight to Be Considered)
(Break for Lunch - 30 Minutes)
Medley - Five Objects to Be Loaded onto a Platform
Click below to view the video trailer for The Mighty Midlander 2009:
Very special thanks to the talented videographers of D.N.A. Digital Productions for providing this preview clip, and to our great friend Aron Dimmock for being such an outstanding administrator of Ade's YouTube Channel
The qualifier for The Brits' Mighty Midlander 2009 was held on Sunday, April 26th and featured these events:
Deadlift (280 kg) for reps
Bench Press (180 kg)
Squat (280 kg)
Medley (Various items loaded onto a plinth)
Hand Over Hand (Four Wheel Drive)
Scott Eaton - 1st (44 Points)
Alex Curletto - 2nd (43 Points)
Dave Meer - 3rd (37 Points)
Simon Flint - 4th Place (34 Points)
Adam Whiteley - 5th Place (32 Points)
Adam Townsend - 6th Place (28 Points)
Jim Plackett - 7th Place (16 Points)
Mark Hill - 8th Place (9 Points)
Paul Hodgkinson - 9th Place (Pulled Out of Show)
Congratulations to all the competitors for another great qualifier!
(Click the photo of Scott and Alex above to view more action shots from The Brits' Mighty Midlander 2009 Qualifier)
Click here to view a video clip from the events on YouTube:
Special thanks to Alex Curletto for posting this great footage online.
The Brits' Mighty Midlander 2008 was held on Sunday, August 24th. Events were as follows:
1.) MEDLEY - FARMERS WALK (120 kg) AND TYRE FLIP (350 kg) - Two men at a time, timed and measured, ninety seconds
2.) PRESS THE BARRELS X 4 - 90 kg , 100 kg, 130 kg, 140 kg - Also timed, ninety seconds
3.) DEAD LIFT - 300 kg, wide bar, for reps
(BREAK FOR LUNCH)
4.) AXE HOLD - Both arms stretched out fully to the side, 20 kg each axe, timed
5.) ATLAS STONES - 140 kg, 150 kg, 160 kg, 170 kg, 180 kg
6.) TRUCK PULL - 8 WHEELER TRUCK, 25 metre course, timed and measure
MARK WESTABY - 2nd
GARY GARDNER - 3rd
ROB MACKINTOSH - 4th
SCOTT EATON - 5th
RICHARD HUDSON - 6th
JAMES VINCE - 7th ("Man of the Match")
AL LISTER - 8th
MARK HILL - 9th
Congratulations to all the competitors for another outstanding Midlander!
Many thanks, as always, to Met-Rx...consistently a generous sponsor of Adrian's power sports events and strongman competitions across the globe:
The Mighty Midlander on DVD
(Roy Powick and Ade with a copy of The Mighty Midlander on DVD)
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