Saturday, February 27, 2010

Pa'ina at my cousin's house

Drove down to my cousin Dain's house to celebrate his birthday, and his two stepson's birthdays.  All 3 of them have birthdays in February thats why.
Hooked my cuz up with the new "ROLLIN DEEP" Bulky Boy hat for his birthday present.  He loved it!  Enjoy the pics below!

Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team
Me & my cousin Dain.

My braddah in law Kaena grinding some fried Akule.  I brought some fresh Akule over to the house when I found some at Renton Uwajimaya!

My nephew Ka'eo.

All the braddh's drinking some Heinekens.

Dain just opening his new "ROLLIN DEEP" hat from Bulky Boy.

Warehouse workout 2/27/10

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

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Monday, February 22, 2010

2010 Winter Olympics (Vancouver, Canada)

The Olympic Cauldron

My family & I decided to drive up to Vancouver for the day, and experience the Winter Olympics atmosphere.

We left our house at 5:15am, picked up our friend Louie on the way and ended up coming home at 10:15pm!
It was AWESOME and well worth the long day of walking around downtown Vancouver and we will never forget it.

Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Flexing the "USA FLAG" shirt in front of the cauldron.

My family in front of the Olympic Cauldron.

Robson Street was packed with people!

Those Canadians love their hockey, eh?  Too bad they lost to Team USA!

Pretty cool side of a building.

CTV was doing a live interview on Robson St, and I was trying to act like I was "casually" standing on the sidewalk so I could get on TV.

Awesome shirt on the left.

We were shopping at the official Olympic Apparel store, and this guy noticed my shirt.  He said he owns some Bulky Boy shirts too cause he is from San Diego!  He and his family came up from California to spend a week at the Winter Olympics.  Real cool dude!

The legendary Theoren Fleury.  He won a Stanley Cup with the Calgary Flames in 1989, and a gold medal for Canada in 2002.  He is only 5' 6" tall but was a badass Right Wing & played in the NHL from 1988-2006.  He was having a book signing, and I was stoked to take some pictures of him.

Some Australian fans whooping it up on Robson Street.

The Olympic Rings barge, at the base of Grouse Mountain.

This eagle sculpture was beautiful.  Check the fish out in its talons.

Some pretty creative chocolate/caramel apples.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Washington's Strongest School workout (Bellevue, WA)

Me & the Polynesian kids from "Southwest Youth & Family Services".
I will be the MC for the 1st "Washington's Strongest School" competition.  So far, there are 9 high schools signed up to compete. 
This was the 3rd workout for these kids, and we are trying to prepare them for this contest that will be on May 22, 2010 (Seattle, WA)
I helped out with some Tire Flipping techniques and some of these kids did very well!
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Warming up with some lateral bounding drills.  Gorgeous day in Bellevue!

Here are some kids from Juanita High School flipping  a 250 lb tire.

Doing some 45 lb plate carries around the building, to help build their grip!

Owner Daniel Jahn of "Maximum Sports Conditioning" giving some words of training advice to the kids that attended today's workout.

Finishing off the workout with some "Russian twists" for the CORE.

Running box jumps

Here are my crazy training partners, Tyler & Zack.  This was from our workout this morning.
Notice how Zack did the first video only in socks...PYSCHO.
In the 2nd video, they are jumping onto a 50 1/8" tall box.
Not sure how tall the first video was, but I know it was shorter.
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Lunar New Year Celebration (Seattle)

I met some of my ohana in the International District for some "dim sum" and the Lion Dancers decided to come by my cousin's SUV.
My cousin Dain, "throwing da shaka" with his "San Diego Bulky Boy hat" and the "Its in our Blood" sticker on the back of his SUV.  You go cuz!

Gung Xi Fa Cai!  "Happy Chinese New Year!"
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

711 lb Chain Drag (2/10/10)

As usual, we finish our workouts with a killer type of drag.  Just trying to build some conditioning in my legs.  The 2nd & 3rd time is the WORST!

Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Warehouse workout 2/6/10

We all had a good workout today!
Zack and Kristyn are competing in Idaho next weekend, and I am getting ready to lift this "Civic Stone" as an exhibition at The Arnold Classic (Columbus, Ohio).
Grant Higa Bulky Boy strongman team