Mikhail "Misha" Koklyaev of Russia. He placed 3rd overall at the Arnold Strongman Contest. I haven't seen him for 2 years, so it was good to run into him.
This guy was from Seattle & saw me lift in the CAGE yesterday. He works at Amazon.com, and heard over the microphone that I was from Seattle too.
The Animal Pak team. "Special Ops' was the theme of the CAGE this year.
"What the?" Believe it or not, this was spray painted onto this model.
Watch for this girl at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Vanessa Jackson of Columbus, Ohio. She won the Arnold Boxing Challenge, and made the USA Olympic team with her wins this weekend! She was so happy and I thought it was cool that she got to achieve her dream of competing in the Olympics.