Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Brandon Love wins "Best Raw Lifter" at USPA Oregon State Championships (Newport, Oregon)

Congrats to Brandon Love who won the Best Raw Lifter on June 13th.
Brandon is a Personal Trainer at Thrive Community Fitness in Maple Valley, WA.

Brandon competed down in Newport, Oregon at the "USPA Oregon State Powerlifting Championships" and went 8 for 9 on his lift attempts.  He totaled 1,620 lbs at 232 lbs bodyweight.

Proud of him and look forward to seeing him compete in Las Vegas next month at the USPA Powerlifting National Championship!  Keep up the good work, bro!

HIGA MONSTER

Sunday, June 14, 2015

"Washington's Strongest Apple 8" pictures (City of Des Moines marina)

Alec Jones giving 100% effort to carry that 250 lbs keg as far as possible.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Jason Payne cleaning a 290 lbs log.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Nate Bolling split pressing the 290 lbs log.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

My friend & Animal Pak athlete, P Diesel was the MC this year.
He flew in from Philadelphia to help out.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Emily Silgard trying to carry a 115 lbs keg as far as possible.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Melissa Webb trying to not let the 180 lbs keg touch the ground!
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Robbie Walden in the Keg Carry for distance.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Vip Kaseumsouk placed 2nd overall in his first Strongman contest!
He is a Coach at Interurban Athletics. Proud of him!
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Jeff Pearson in the 525 lbs deadlift for reps.
Photo credit: Jesse Williams

Tire Flip for distance.
Photo credit: Randy Tran

Dustin Fuhs about to hit the finish line.
Photo credit: Randy Tran

Ashlee Munsey vs Rachael Bennet in the Sled Drag.
Photo credit: Randy Tran

Congratulations to all the competitors who won their weight class, and qualified for the NAS National Championships!
Huge "mahalos" to Bulky Boy Clothing for the awesome shirts that my competitors wore in the contest!

See you next year for "Washington's Strongest Apple 9"
HIGA MONSTER

Monday, June 8, 2015

"Strongest Apple 8" competitor shirts are here!

They just got delivered!
Much "mahalos" Bulky Boy for making these awesome shirts for me!

Hope to see you on June 13th.  10am start time.
HIGA MONSTER

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Tire Flips/Sled Drags with HIGA MONSTER today.

"Washington's Strongest Apple 8" trophies are here!

Huge "mahalos" to Trophies2go.com for always making these great plaques!

The Strongest Apple is only 10 days away!
Come by and cheer on these 30 strongmen & women as they flip tires, press logs and other feats of strength!

Aloha,
HIGA MONSTER

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Malt liqour mornings in Seattle...

Braddah started his morning off right with his Hurricane malt liqour...at 10:40am