Friday, September 23, 2016

"America's Strongest Man" is 1 week away! (St Louis, MO)

ASM makes its return to St Louis in 13 years.
HIGA will be there to MC this contest.

Flying to St Louis next weekend to MC this amazing contest where the top Middleweight & Heavyweight Pros will battle for this coveted title.

The current and 4-time World's Strongest Man, Brian Shaw (Colorado) will be there competing too, so get ready to see some of the best Pro strongmen compete at the St Louis Hollywood Casino.

For more information, click on the link below:

See you next weekend in St Louis!

Monday, September 12, 2016

"Mr Olympia 2016" week is here!

The "Super Bowl" of Bodybuilding is this weekend in Sin City!

Make sure you come check me out as I will be at the Olympia Expo in the Las Vegas Convention Center.  I will be the MC for the "Master's Strongman Nationals" on both Friday & Saturday, and you can also see me at the Animal Pak booth.

Come say "howzit" to the HIGA MONSTER in Las Vegas this weekend!
For the full schedule, click on the link below:

Monday, September 5, 2016

"GNC 500 lbs squat challenge" at the "Night of Champions" (Spokane, WA)

Six of us will battle on October 22nd in Spokane!

One week after I compete in Atlanta, I will be in Spokane to defend my Title that I won last year.  In 2015 I won with 18 reps of 500 lbs.  This year is going to be a tougher, so I plan to bring it!

500 lbs for maximum reps (legal depth must be achieved or no rep)
No squat suits or squat briefs are allowed.
We can only wear knee sleeves, knee wraps and a belt.
Prize money will be $600, $450, $350, $250, $150, $100

For more information and tickets to this exciting show, click on the link below:

Hope to see you in Spokane!

Friday, September 2, 2016

USAPL Raw National Championship (Atlanta, GA)

Cant wait to compete in this contest!
Over 857 lifters are signed up so far.

I will be competing in the Men's Open and Master's (40-49) divisions.
For more information, click on the link below:

Have a great weekend!

Monday, August 15, 2016

"Master's Strongman Nationals" is only 1 month away! (Las Vegas)

Hope to see you in Vegas during Mr Olympia weekend!
HIGA MONSTER will be the MC for this prestigious contest.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Pictures from "Sequim Strongman Showdown 4"

Proud of my friends/training partners from Kent CrossFit.
Eddie got 3rd place, Saul got 2nd place & Rachael won the MW Women!

Saul Peterson in the IronMind Axle clean & press for reps.

Eddie Shillinglaw carrying 700 lbs on his back in the Yoke Walk.

Merrit weighed 164 lbs & is pulling 455 lbs here...
He ended up pulling 495 lbs in the Max Deadlift event!

Jeremy Graham won the 231 lbs Men's class.
He pulled 635 lbs easily with no belt.

Eddie doing the Farmers Walk portion of the Carry Medley.

Rachael Bennet trying to load this 180 lbs keg over a bar.

Elizabeth Rilera trying to get this last keg over the bar.
It was good to see her competing again!

Handmade trophies that were sculpted by Liz Rilera & her family.

Saw this big Faka at Big Island Poke while eating dinner.
Holy cow, this Uso needs to be my starting Left Tackle!

Big thanks to Nate Bolling who put on another great contest.  Also thank you to all the sponsors Strength Crew, IronMind Enterprises, Allen Charters and Strongman Corporation.

Congratulations to all the athletes who qualifed for the Strongman Nationals to be held this October in Quad Cities, Iowa!