Britain’s Natural Strongest Man Northern Qualifier 2013 – Consett Rugby Club, Consett. Saturday 8th June 2013
The events for this year’s qualifier have finally been released. After a good qualifying from Dan Shirt last year, interest in this competition has gone from strength to strength. This competition is aimed at athletes who do not use performance enhancing drugs. Athletes will be tested on the day.
Potential competitors this year are as follows:
Under 90kg – Lee Parkes, Adam Saltfleet and after getting a real taste for it in Essex Jordan Mitchell is going to give it another go.
Under 105kg – Polska Power himself Lukas Trotski
Opens – the question on everybody’s lips, will big Dan Shirt drag himself out of hibernation and give it another go??!!
The men will be separated from the boys by the following gruelling events:
1. U90’s 90kg log reps
U105’s 105kg log reps
Opens 120kg log reps
2. U90’s 210kg Deadlift reps
U105’s 230kg Deadlift reps
Opens 250kg Deadlift reps
(No suits, no Sumo) Straps ok
3. U90’s 100kg 20 metres 120kg 20 metres farmers walk
U105’s 110kg 20 metres 130kg 20 metres farmers walk
Opens 120kg 20 metres 140kg 20 metres farmers walk
4. Olympic bar floor to overhead, no continental cleans. Maximum, start weights tbc
5. Medley (3 events will be chosen from the proposed below)
Yoke x 20m 250kg/280kg/310kg
Keg carry x 20m
Tire Flip x 6 (300kg – 350 TBC)
Sled drag x 20m
Prowler Push x 20m
There you have it…piece of cake? If anybody else fancies giving it a go speak to Jon Clark or Lee Parkes for info. Any spectators are more than welcome to tag along!!!
written by Lee Parkes 2013