Monday, December 21, 2015

zero to 605 lbs on a SSB by HIGA MONSTER

Big thanks to "Northwest Athletics" for letting me do this lift tonight!

Thursday, December 3, 2015

HIGA MONSTER is ready to lift in Reno, NV this Sunday!

Looking forward to lifting on Sunday afternoon in Reno!

"USAPL West Coast Regional powerlifting championships" starts this Saturday at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV.
Excited to be a part of this contest that is being held in conjunction with the "America Open" this weekend.  Can't wait to be a part of this big weekend.

For more information, check out the Facebook link below:


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

HIGA MONSTER Black Friday workout in Canada

Mahalo to "The Bar: Strength & Conditioning" in Vancouver, Canada for letting me workout at their awesome gym!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Sunday, November 15, 2015

HIGA MONSTER strongman demonstration at the "NW Bodybuilding Championships" (Shelton, Washington)

Rocking the V3 Training shorts on stage last night!  Thank you Nic Younis for inviting me to be a part of your show!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Pictures from "Interurban Athletics THROWDOWN" (Kent, WA)

Semi-final WOD "Calorie row/Deadlift hold"
Partner rowed as much as possible while partner held 225 lbs.

Patrick Castelli & HIGA getting ready for a Deadlift demo.

Top 2 Female teams.
Jenny & Rachele (left 2) got 2nd overall.
Torri & Lacy (right 2) won the Female Rx division!

Top 2 Male team.
Jovi & Mike (left 2) got 2nd overall.
Todd & Wes (right 2) won the Male Rx division!

Congratulations to all the athletes who competed today!  Proud of you all!
Happy Anniversary to Interurban Athletics!  Love you family!

HIGA MONSTER & Patrick Castelli deadlift for reps exhibition at the "Interurban Athletics THROWDOWN 2015" (455 lbs deficit pull & 405 lbs deadlift)

Friday, November 6, 2015

155 lbs Circus Dumbbell clean & press by HIGA MONSTER

Interurban Athletics 1st anniversary THROWDOWN is tomorrow 11/7/15

Male competitor shirts by AnFarm.

Female competitors tank tops by AnFarm.

The 1st place prize I am donating to the top Male team!

Come to Interurban Athletics tomorrow in Kent, WA.
Throwdown will start at 8:15am PST 
Teams of 2 males & 2 females are competing.

The WOD's are posted on the Facebook link below:

Higa will also be doing a Deficit Deadlift AMRAP at the end of the Throwdown.
We will also have Strideline Socks for sale and a Baked Goods sale for charity.
Please come by and cheer these athletes on or just come check out the action.
See you tomorrow!


Sunday, November 1, 2015

HIGA MONSTER at the Little Creek Casino Resort! (Shelton, WA)

I will be doing a Strongman demo during the Finals.
Come by if you are near the Shelton, WA area and check it out!


Sunday, October 25, 2015

Pictures from "Squat like an ANIMAL: 500 lbs for reps" (Spokane, WA)

Big thanks to Carl Richardson Photography for all of these photos!

Mahalos to all of my sponsors including Bulky Boy Clothing, my family & friends who helped me prepare for this contest!
18 reps was a grinder but fortunate to win and get the $500 first prize.

Thank you Ribic Productions for inviting me to this contest!

HIGA MONSTER wins "Squat like an ANIMAL: 500 lbs for reps" (Spokane, WA)

Friday, October 23, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Sam Choy in Seattle!

What a pleasant surprise when I saw Sam Choy today in Seattle!

I was walking back from my lunch break and saw him sitting in front of Starbucks and he "threw da Shaka" at me and said, "HOWZIT?"
What a great honor to finally meet this legendary Hawaiian chef!  Much mahalos Unko!


Friday, October 16, 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Do great things today!

Don't let anything drag you down...MOVE FORWARD.
Photo by: Jesse Williams
Location: Interurban Athletics
V3 Trainer shorts: Bulky Boy Clothing

Have a great day my braddahs and sistahs!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Bristol Marunde fights this Friday for the RFA Welterweight title! (Las Vegas)

Best of luck to my bro, Bristol Marunde!

This fight will be shown live on AXS TV at 7pm Pacific Standard Time
Good luck my braddah and bring home that belt!


Sunday, September 13, 2015

Stacia Al-Mahoe lifting attempts from "Boss of Bosses 2"

Check out this 18 year girl from O'ahu. She only weighed in at 96.5 lbs too.
This sistah was KILLING da weights!  It was awesome to witness this live at "Boss of Bosses 2"

Friday, September 11, 2015

GRIP4ORCE handles are legit!

Huge "thanks" to Grip4orce for this killer picture with their Red Regular Flex handles.
A great view of the Bulky Boy "V3 Trainer Shorts" in this shot too!

Check out my testimonial on Grip4orce's Instagram page!

Go and buy a pair or two.  They will change your training and make your arms so much stronger!


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

"Chalk Talk 503" Podcast with HIGA MONSTER & Interurban Athletics

I had a great time filming this podcast with the crew from Innerbeast CrossFit!  Mahalos to Jeff Pearson & Kate Hanson who came all the way up from Oregon City, Oregon to workout with us and then film this video.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Pictures from "Boss of Bosses 2" (Mt View, CA)

Opening attempt of 672.4 lbs deadlift.

Saw this braddah wearing a Bulky Boy shirt, so had to take a picture!

Moments before I pulled this new Washington state record deadlift...
716.4 lbs in the 308.5 lbs weight class

CT Fletcher was in da building!!

My Auntie Alda, cousins BJ & Chelsea also came to cheer me on!
Mahalos Fam!

Mahalos to my friends, Dave & Kathy Riley who came to cheer me on with their kids!

My friend Randal Iwata & his son Adam, also came to support!

Came back on Day 2 to support Stacia Al-Mahoe (right) & Jack Cambra from CrossFit Fifty in Hawai'i.  Also saw referee, Keith Kaneshiro

Truly an honor to received my Gold & Silver medals from the legend, Ed Coan.

I placed 2nd overall in the Open men 308.5 lbs weight class.
1st in the Master's men 40-44 308.5 lbs weight class.

A super-tough meet and it was so HOT inside the contest venue and warm-up area.  Made it really tough on all the competitors.
Thank you to all my family & friends who supported me for this contest, and especially to Bulky Boy Clothing!


Thursday, August 27, 2015

"Boss of Bosses 2" will be streamed Live and for FREE this weekend! (Mt. View, CA)

If you can't be in the San Jose area this weekend, don't worry...
The contest will be streamed live on BOTH Saturday & Sunday for FREE.

Huge "mahalos" to for being a major sponsor and providing the stream!
I will be lifting on Day 1 and they estimate me to be doing my first squat attempt between 11am-Noon PST

Click on this link:  Boss of Bosses 2 live stream

See you in Mountain View, California tomorrow for weigh-ins!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Buy the Bulky Boy "V3 Trainer shorts" for your workouts!

I love using these shorts for my workouts!  They are great, so cop a few today!
Click on this link to see the different colors:  V3 Training shorts

Friday, August 21, 2015

Happy "Aloha Friday" to you all!

Catching up on the gossip while getting a pedicure...
Have a great weekend!  HIGA MONSTER

"Boss of Bosses 2" is next weekend! (Mt View, California)

Looking forward to competing next Saturday!

Estimated time for me to do my first Squat attempt is 11am-12pm PST next Saturday.
Can't wait to lift in this historic Powerlifting contest.  

For more information, click on the Facebook link below:


Saturday, August 15, 2015

"Chalk Talk 503" Podcast today at Interurban Athletics with HIGA MONSTER

Had a great time today with my bro, Jeff Pearson from Oregon!

We compared doughnuts pre-workout to see which one was better, Voodoo Doughnuts from Oregon or Legendary Doughnuts from Washington.  Jeff admitted, he loved the "Oprah" dough-sannt from Legendary!

The crew from Innerbeast CrossFit (Oregon City, OR) drove up from Oregon at 4am this morning and got a killer strongman workout at our gym.  Then, we filmed a hour long Podcast for their show, "Chalk Talk 503" afterwards.

Thanks for coming up to our gym Fam!  We will post the video on the Bulky Boy Blog after you are done with the editing!


Wednesday, August 12, 2015

"19th annual Bull Stewart USAPL Alki Beach Powerlifting Classic" is this Saturday 8/15/15

Best of luck to all the powerlifters competing this Saturday on Alki Beach.
And especially to my training partner, Chester Padriguilla from Interurban Athletics.

For more information, click on the link below:

May you all get 3 "white lights" on all of your attempts! Good luck lifters!

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Pictures of "Sequim Strongman Showdown 3"

Super proud of my training partners Alec Jones & Josh Hatfield (2nd & 3rd from left)
They won both of their weight classes & qualified for NAS Nationals.
Both won a box of FAT BURNERS because they are too Bulky.  Lol

Warming up for the Farmers Walk.
This LW competitor has 200 lbs in each hand.

Erika Drinkard (Oregon) lapping a 170 lbs stone.
She would win her Weight Class & had to load the stone over the 54" tall bar.

Alec Jones lapping a 330 lbs stone.
He would win the 300 lbs Men weight class.

Nate Bolling (contest promoter), Mike Reed, Ben Crutcher & SARGE.
Why does Mike look like he is my lover in this picture?

Great job by "Nasty" Nate Bolling for putting this contest on for the 3rd year.  Congratulations to all the competitors who qualified for the NAS National Championship later this October in Iowa!


Tuesday, August 4, 2015

"3rd Sequim Strongman Showdown" is this Saturday 8/8/15

Contest promoter Nate Bolling will be hosting this contest.

Come to the JcPenny's parking lot in Sequim and cheer on these men & women who are competing this Saturday.  HIGA will be there to help referee the contest.
Contest will start at 10am (PST)

For more information, click on the link below:

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

HIGA MONSTER will be in Sacramento for Rugby this Friday!

My family & I are excited to watch our first Rugby match this Friday night!

Let me know if any of you guys are gonna be there.  Should be pretty epic with the match between Fiji and Samoa!  I know all the Polys will be there in full force.

Have a great week and see you soon Sacramento!

Friday, July 10, 2015

"Dial it in..."

Big "mahalo" to Jesse Williams of the Seattle Seahawks.
The Uso took these picturess of me today for a photo shoot.

Have a great Aloha Friday!

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!


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"