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2021 UK GRIP CONTESTS

“The Man with the Iron Grip” – To honour Charles Vansittart
Saturday 24 July, 2021

Open Class results (8 competitors, 5 countries)
1 Reuben Hughes (Wales) – 5pt
2 David Horne (GB) – (bw102.75k, age 59) – 6pt
3 Don Cummings (USA) – 8pt

4 Philip Walker (Scotland) – 13pt
5 Tom Morris (England) – 14pt
6 Bryan Jones (USA) – (bw64.3k) – 17pt
Andrew Burford (England)
John McNeill (N. Ireland) – injured

Events:
1. Bending as many 6” ‘wire’ nails all taped together (with a single 10" x 4" wrap on each side for protection)

1 Don Cummings (USA) – bent 15 x ‘wire’ nails taped together in 3min 12sec – Birmingham, MI, USA
2 Reuben Hughes (Wales) – bent 13 x ‘wire’ nails taped together in 14sec – Morfa Nefyn, Wales
3 David Horne (GB) – bent 12 x ‘wire’ nails taped together in 40sec – Stafford, England
4 Tom Morris (England) – bent 9 x ‘wire’ nails taped together in 2min 32sec – England
5 Philip Walker (Scotland) – bent 8 x ‘wire’ nails taped together in 35sec – Scotland
6 Bryan Jones (USA) – bent 6 x ‘wire’ nails taped together in 25sec – Bristol, CT, USA

2. One hand Pinch and hold for time away from the body 2 x 20k, 2 x 15k, 2 x 10k or 2 x 5k plates [Obviously the flat side outwards]
1 David Horne (GB) – 2 x 20k plates held for 7:97sec – Stafford, England
2 Reuben Hughes (Wales) – 2 x 15k plates held for 10:06sec – Morfa Nefyn, Wales
3 Philip Walker (Scotland) – 2 x 10k plates held for 39sec – Scotland
4 Don Cummings (USA) – 2 x 10k plates held for 21sec – Birmingham, MI, USA
5 Bryan Jones (USA) – 2 x 10k plates held for 6sec – Bristol, CT, USA
6 Tom Morris (England) – no pinch

3. Nails snapping: One nail or two nails taped together for time (These will be our 88k strength nails, all bent with a single 10" x 4" wrap on each side for protection)
1 Reuben Hughes (Wales) – snapped two x 6” nails taped together in 25sec – Morfa Nefyn, Wales
2 David Horne (GB) – snapped two x 6” nails taped together in 1min 10sec – Stafford, England
3 Don Cummings (USA) – snapped two x 6” nails taped together in 4min 24sec – Birmingham, MI, USA
4 Tom Morris (England) – snapped one x 6” nail in 22sec – England
5 Philip Walker (Scotland) – snapped one x 6” nail in 1min 15sec – Scotland
6 Bryan Jones (USA) – no snap

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STEEL SHREDDER - Kings Shield #2
Saturday 12 June 2021
Venue: Wales, England, Denmark, Sweden, Russia and USA
Promoter: David Horne

Overall score
1 Simon Stewart (Denmark) = 15pts
2 Reuben Hughes (Wales) = 25pts *
3 David Wigren (Sweden) = 25pts
4 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) = 28pts
5 David Horne (GB) = 36.5pts
6 Cody Christensen (USA) = 48pts
7 Tom Flesher (USA) = 53pts
8 Michael Rogowski (USA) = 57.5pts
*Second on countback with 3 event wins

Bodyweights/age
Simon Stewart (Denmark) (bw 122.15k)
David Horne (GB) (bw 100.9k/age 59)
Michael Rogowski (USA) (bw 80.9k)

Did not compete - injured
Dan Dring (England)
Zsolt Hornyak (Hungary)

The 8 Events (on the day in any order you wish)
Braced Bend – Mid length Bar Bending [World of Grip rated steel] - 16mm – single wraps [5 mins]
16mm x 25" = 242K (S275 Batch 10 Nov 2020)

1 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Fully bent in 37:22sec
2 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Fully bent in 39sec
3 David Wigren (Sweden) - Fully bent in 41:87sec
4 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Fully bent in 4min 17sec
5 David Horne (GB) - Partial bend to 64.9 degrees
6 Tom Flesher (USA) - Partial bend to 2.5 degrees
7 Cody Christensen (USA) - very slight bend
8 Michael Rogowski (USA) - No bend

Braced Bend – 'Spike' Style Bar Bending (Rated steel) - 12mm – single wraps [5 mins]
12mm x 13" = 256.6K (S275 10th Mar 2021)

1 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Fully bent in 10:84sec
2 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Fully bent in 10:97sec
3 David Wigren (Sweden) - Fully bent in 14:07sec
4 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Fully bent in 58:25sec
5 Cody Christensen (USA) - Partial bend to 23.2 degrees
6 Tom Flesher (USA) - Partial bend to 17.3 degrees
7 David Horne (GB) - Partial bend to 2.7 degrees
8 Michael Rogowski (USA) - No bend

Unbraced Bend – Reverse Bend - Grade 8 bolt [rated 207k] (single WOG wraps touching in the middle) [30 secs]
1 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Fully bent in 8:96sec
2 David Wigren (Sweden) - Fully bent in 21:12sec
3 David Horne (GB) - Partial bend to 25.7 degrees
4 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Partial bend to 24.3 degrees
5 Michael Rogowski (USA) - Partial bend to 2.3 degrees
6 Cody Christensen (USA) - slight bend
6 Tom Flesher (USA) - slight bend
8 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - No bend

Unbraced Bend – Double Underhand - Grade 12.9 bolt [rated 183k] (single WOG wraps touching in the middle) [30 secs]
1 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Fully bent in 2:60sec
2 David Wigren (Sweden) - Fully bent in 3:06sec
3 Simon Stewart (Denmark) – Fully bent in 5:87sec
4 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Fully bent in 6:37sec
5 David Horne (GB) - Partial bend to 1.5 degrees
5 Tom Flesher (USA) - Partial bend to 1.5 degrees
7 Michael Rogowski (USA) - slight bend
7 Cody Christensen (USA) - slight bend

'Giant-Bolt' Snap - (305.8k @ 6” rated) 8mm x 7” Grade 8.8 bolt – single wraps [20 mins]
1 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Snapped in 25:28sec
2 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Snapped in 53:31sec
3 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Snapped in 1min 1:56sec
4 David Wigren (Sweden) - Snapped in 1min 23sec
5 Cody Christensen (USA) - Snapped in 1min 37sec
6 David Horne (GB) - Snapped in 4min 15sec
7 Tom Flesher (USA) - No snap
7 Michael Rogowski (USA) - No snap

Snap a Grade 8 bolt [207k rated] (Lying on your back) - Use a World of Grip Grade 8 bolt (6” x ¼”) – single wraps [15 mins]
1 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Snapped in 14sec
2 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Snapped in 19:19sec
3 David Wigren (Sweden) - Snapped in 32:53sec
4 Cody Christensen (USA) - Snapped in 39:31sec
5 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Snapped in 44:87sec
6 David Horne (GB) - Snapped in 49:28sec
7 Michael Rogowski (USA) - Snapped in 3min 3sec
8 Tom Flesher (USA) - Snapped in 6min 2sec

Snap a Grade 5 bolt [137k rated] into 3 pieces – single wraps & a small middle wrap [30 mins]
1 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Snapped into 3 pieces in 2min 39sec
2 David Horne (GB) - Snapped into 3 pieces in 8min
3 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Snapped into 3 pieces in 9min 47sec
4 David Wigren (Sweden) - Snapped into 3 pieces in 16min 3sec
5 Cody Christensen (USA) - Snapped into 3 pieces in 26min 21sec
6 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Snapped into 3 pieces in 26min 36sec
7 Tom Flesher (USA) – No snap
7 Michael Rogowski (USA) - No snap

Unbraced Small Nails Snap – 5 x 65mm oval nails – one wrap [20 mins]
1 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 4min 8sec
2 David Horne (GB) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 4min 29sec
3 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 5min 13sec
4 David Wigren (Sweden) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 6min 12sec
5 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 7min 52sec
6 Tom Flesher (USA) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 9min 35sec
7 Michael Rogowski (USA) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 13min 15sec
8 Cody Christensen (USA) - Snapped 5 x 65mm oval nails in 15min 52sec

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Spring Grip League #2
Starting 1 May until and including 31 May, 2021

Event - Handshake - Hold (one hand)
Open Class (21 competitors, 4 countries)

1 Marko Honkasalo (Finland) – 82.5k for 37sec - 27 May 2021 – Finland (age 50+, 120k class)
2 Johannes Lampinen (Finland) - 82.5k for 28sec - 8 May 2021- Finland (93k class)
3 Martin Hartmann (Germany) - 82.5k for 26sec - 3 May 2021 - Germany

4 Santeri Mikkonen (Finland) - 82.5k for 25sec - 5 May 2021 - Finland (105k class)
5 Sirko Petermann (Austria) - 82.5k for 24sec - 3 May 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
6 Arto Joronen (Finland) - 82.5k for 21sec - 4 May 2021 – Finland (age 50+)
6 Dennis Eichinger (Germany) - 82.5k for 21sec - 16 May 2021 – Germany (83k class)
8 Tommi Hietamies (Finland) - 82.5k for 13sec - 5 May 2021 - Finland
9 Lee Cummings (England) - 82.5k for 5sec - 8 May 2021 - Millom, England
10 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 72.5k for 13sec - 14 May 2021 - Germany - Female
11 Steven Cummings (England) - 72.5k for 11sec - 2 May 2021 - Millom, England
12 Tomas Valverde (Finland) - 72.5k for 6sec - 8 May 2021 - Finland
13 Tristan Krah (Germany) - 72.5k for 5sec - 28 May 2021 - Germany
14 Patrick Reschke (Germany) - 52.5k for 6sec - 23 May 2021 - Germany
15 Francesca Palmiotto (Austria) - 42.5k for 25sec - 29 May 2021 - Austria - Female
16 Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) – 42.5k for 21sec - 23 May 2021 – Finland (age 50+, 72k class) - Female
17 Lisa Stohr (Germany) - 42.5k for 14sec - 29 May 2021 - Germany (63k class) - Female
18 Anita Sääskö (Finland) - 42.5k for 8sec - 29 May 2021 - Finland (age 50+, 52k class) - Female
19 Katharina Maier (Germany) - 42.5k for 5sec - 23 May 2021 - Germany - Female
20 Sally Horne (England) - 32.5k for 5sec - 28 May 2021 - Stafford, England (age 9, bw 50.55k) - Female
21 Noel Pajuniva (Finland) - 12.5k for 6sec - 20 May 2021 - Finland (age 11, bw 37.1k)

Women's Class (7 competitors, 4 countries)
1 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 72.5k for 13sec - 14 May 2021 - Germany
2 Francesca Palmiotto (Austria) - 42.5k for 25sec - 29 May 2021 - Austria
3 Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) – 42.5k for 21sec - 23 May 2021 – Finland (age 50+, 72k class)

4 Lisa Stohr (Germany) - 42.5k for 14sec - 29 May 2021 - Germany (63k class)
5 Anita Sääskö (Finland) - 42.5k for 8sec - 29 May 2021 - Finland (age 50+, 52k class)
6 Katharina Maier (Germany) - 42.5k for 5sec - 23 May 2021 - Germany
7 Sally Horne (England) - 32.5k for 5sec - 28 May 2021 - Stafford, England (age 9, bw 50.55k)

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Spring Grip League #1
Starting 1 Apr until and including 30 Apr, 2021

Event - Gold Bar Pinch - Hold (one hand)
Open Class (35 competitors, 6 countries)

1 Harri Tolonen (Finland) - 28.5k for 46sec - 15 Apr 2021- Finland
2 Tomi Tuomi (Finland) - 28.5k for 42sec - 2 Apr 2021 - Finland
2 Steve Millard (USA) - 28.5k for 42sec - 30 Apr 2021 - USA (age 50+, bw 104k)

4 Arto Joronen (Finland) - 28.5k for 36sec - 6 Apr 2021 – Finland (age 50+)
5 Jouni Mahonen (Finland) - 28.5k for 34sec - 3 Apr 2021 - Finland (105k class)
5 Jesse Thomasfolk (Finland) - 28.5k for 34sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland
7 Johannes Lampinen (Finland) - 28.5k for 20sec - 5 Apr 2021- Finland (93k class)
8 Martin Hartmann (Germany) - 28.5k for 16sec - 19 Apr 2021 - Germany
9 Kyle Hutchinson (N. Ireland) - 28.5k for 14sec - 22 Apr 2021 - N. Ireland
10 Lee Cummings (England) - 28.5k for 13sec - 30 Apr 2021 - Millom, England
11 Steven Cummings (England) - 28.5k for 11sec - 25 Apr 2021 - Millom, England
12 Stefan Falke (Germany) - 28.5k for 9sec - 30 Apr 2021 - Germany (age 50+)
13 Jerome Bloom (England) - 28.5k for 8sec - 27 Apr 2021 - England (74k class)
14 Petri Partanen (Finland) - 28.5k for 7sec - 7 Apr 2021 - Finland (105k class)
15 Johannes Eichinger (Germany) - 25k for 11sec - 30 Apr 2021 – Germany
16 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 25k for 7sec - 30 Apr 2021 - Stafford, England - Female
17 Jeffrey Podszuweit (Germany) - 25k for 6sec – 7 Apr 2021 – Germany
18 Jari Taipale (Finland) - 25k for 5sec - 2 Apr 2021 - Finland
18 Tommi Hietamies (Finland) - 25k for 5sec - 25 Apr 2021 - Finland
20 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 21.5k for 9sec - 26 Apr 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria - Female
21 Dennis Eichinger (Germany) - 21.5k for 7sec - 5 Apr 2021 – Germany
22 Marja Laari (Finland) - 21.5k for 6sec - 27 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female
23 Katie Smith (England) - 18k for 25sec - 4 Apr 2021 - England - Female
24 Hannu Ruotsalainen (Finland) - 18k for 16sec - 3 Apr 2021 - Finland (93k class)
25 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 18k for 15sec - 2 Apr 2021 - Germany - Female
26 Henna Karhu (Finland) - 18k for 13sec - 28 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female
27 Marju Ojala (Finland) - 18k for 12sec - 27 Apr 2021 – Finland - Female
28 Anni Salmi (Finland) - 18k for 9sec - 27 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female
29 David Gibson (N. Ireland) - 18k for 5sec - 30 Apr 2021 - N. Ireland
30 Henna Nokkala (Finland) - 14.5k for 9sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female
31 Anita Sääskö (Finland) - 14.5k for 5sec - 24 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female (age 50+) (bw 52k)
32 Aino Askala (Finland) - 11k for 33sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female
33 Belinda Eichinger (Germany) - 11k for 17sec - 30 Apr 2021 – Germany - Female
34 Minna Taipale (Finland) - 7k for 19sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland - Female (age 14) (bw 41.2k)
35 Sally Horne (England) - 7k for 12sec - 30 Apr 2021 - Stafford, England - Female (age 9, bw 49k)

Women's Class (14 competitors, 4 countries)
1 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 25k for 7sec - 30 Apr 2021 - Stafford, England
2 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 21.5k for 9sec - 26 Apr 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
3 Marja Laari (Finland) - 21.5k for 6sec - 27 Apr 2021 - Finland

4 Katie Smith (England) - 18k for 25sec - 4 Apr 2021 - England
5 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 18k for 15sec - 2 Apr 2021 - Germany
6 Henna Karhu (Finland) - 18k for 13sec - 28 Apr 2021 - Finland
7 Marju Ojala (Finland) - 18k for 12sec - 27 Apr 2021 – Finland
8 Anni Salmi (Finland) - 18k for 9sec - 27 Apr 2021 - Finland
9 Henna Nokkala (Finland) - 14.5k for 9sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland
10 Anita Sääskö (Finland) - 14.5k for 5sec - 24 Apr 2021 - Finland (age 50+) (bw 52k)
11 Aino Askala (Finland) - 11k for 33sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland
12 Belinda Eichinger (Germany) - 11k for 17sec - 30 Apr 2021 – Germany
13 Minna Taipale (Finland) - 7k for 19sec - 14 Apr 2021 - Finland (age 14) (bw 41.2k)
14 Sally Horne (England) - 7k for 12sec - 30 Apr 2021 - Stafford, England (age 9, bw 49k)

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Record Breaker #7 – International Results
Saturday 17 Apr, 2021
Venue: Venues around the world
Promoter: David Horne
All weights in kilo's

40 competitors

Venue: Stafford, England
David Horne (GB) – (b/w 99.05k, age 58)
6” Steel Bending - 246k @6” [8mm x 6", EN3B CRS, batch 30] - Men’s class & 50+ WR
5” Steel Bending – 5” bar of 246k @6” [8mm x 6", EN3B CRS, batch 30] - Men’s Open, class & 50+ WR
20mm Finnish Pocket Knife Lift (one hand) - 19.6k – Men’s 50+ WR – beaten later

Elizabeth Horne (England) – (b/w 91k, age 37/Female)
Drainpipe Lift (one hand) – 75.5k – Women’s Open WR
GlobTop Lift (one hand) – 9.85k – Women’s Open WR
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 90.4k – Women’s Open WR

Lucy Horne (England) – (b/w 75.75k, age 14/Female)
Drainpipe Lift (one hand) – 60.5k – Junior 14-15 Female WR
Spike style Bending - 119k [10mm x 10", batch 24/4/20] – Junior 14-15 & Women’s Class WR

Sally Horne (England) – (b/w 50.5k, age 9/Female)
6” Steel Bending - 100k @6” [6mm x 6", nail, batch 29] - Junior 10 & under Female WR
Drainpipe Lift (one hand) – 28.7k – Junior 10 & under Female WR
Finnish Frame Lift (one hand) – 12.7k – Junior 10 & under Female WR

Alice Horne (England) – (b/w 19.45k, age 4/Female)
Finnish Mini V Bar Lift (one hand) – 15.1k – Junior 10 & under Female WR
20mm Finnish Pocket Knife Lift (one hand) – 4.2k – Junior 10 & under Female WR

Venue: Achenkirk, Austria
Patricia Luxner (Austria) – (b/w 88.55k, Female)
Half a Penny Lift (one hand) – 14.35k – Women’s Open WR
Two Hands Shallow Hub Key Pinch Lift – 36.2k – Women’s Open WR
Adjustable Thick Bar Lift (one hand) – 102k – Women’s Open WR

Sirko Petermann (Austria) - (bw 113.35k)
Drainpipe Hold (one hand) – 85k for 21sec – Men’s Open & class WR
GlobTop Hold (one hand) – 15k for 6sec – top 5
Finnish Ball Hold (one hand) – 32k for 20sec – top 5

Venue: Kuusamo, Finland
Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) – (age 50+/Female)
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 44.45k – Women’s 50+ WR
Fence Post Hold (one hand) – 40k for 7sec – Women’s 50+ WR

Veikko Mikkonen (Finland) - (age 60+)
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 95.85k – Men’s 60+ WR
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 93.05k – Men’s 60+ WR
Gold Bar Pinch Lift (one hand) – 23.55k – Men’s 60+ WR

Santeri Mikkonen (Finland) - (bw -93k)
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 94.6k – Men’s class WR – beaten later

Roni Säkkinen (Finland) - (bw -59k)
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 46.8k – Men’s class WR
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 52.9k – Men’s class WR
Gold Bar Pinch Lift (one hand) – 13.45k – Men’s class WR

Venue: Leigh on Sea, England
Dom Crane (England) – (bw 78.2k)
Two Hands Pinch Barbell Lift – 92.85k – Men’s class WR
Two Hands Pinch Barbell Lift – 90k for 7sec – Men’s class WR

Ellie Crane (England) - Female (bw 56.65k, age 13)
Finnish Ball Lift (one hand) – 18.1k – Junior 11-13 & Women’s Class WR
One Hand Lift (one hand) – 81.5k – Junior 11-13 & Women’s Class WR
One Hand Hold (one hand) – 75k for 16sec – Junior 11-13 WR

Venue: Jarvenpaa, Finland
Jaakko Nikkilä (Finland) – (bw 103k)
Finnish Crate Lift (one hand) – 26.75k – top 5

Marko Honkasalo (Finland) – (bw 120k class, age 50+)
Finnish Crate Lift (one hand) – 25.55k – top 5
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 108.05k – Men’s 50+ WR
20mm Finnish Pocket Knife Lift (one hand) – 20.3k - Men’s 50+ WR – beaten later

Joni Koponen (Finland) – (bw 103k)
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 109.85k – Men’s class WR
Handshake Hold (one hand) – 82.5k for 17sec – Men’s class WR
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 113.45k – Men’s class WR

Harri Tolonen (Finland) – (bw 111k)
Shallow Hub Lift (one hand) – 33.45k - Men’s Open & class WR
Shallow Hub Hold (one hand) – 24k for 21sec - Men’s Open & class WR
Gold Bar Pinch Lift (one hand) – 41.2k - Men’s Open & class WR

Johannes Lampinen (Finland) – (bw 84k)
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 112.25k – Men’s class WR
Silarukov 76mm Rolling Handle Thumbless Lift (one hand) – 70.9k – Men’s class WR

Venue: Cheshunt, England
Jerome Bloom (England) – (70.95k)
Half a Penny Lift – 21.8k - Men’s Open & class WR

Venue: Samlesbury, England
Ricky Murrell (England) – (73.7k)
One Hand Lift – 201.7k - Men’s class WR

Venue: Sutton, England
John McNeill (N.Ireland) – (bw 81.8k)
Yard of Grade 5 Bolts – Reverse Bending – 6 x Grade 5 bolts in 2min 23sec ['OF' 166.3k] - Men’s class WR

Venue: Ahrensburg, Germany
Stefan Falke (Germany) - (bw 113.25k, age 50+)
20mm Finnish Pocket Knife Lift (one hand) – 24.05k - Men’s 50+ WR
HorneTop Lift (one hand) – 86.35k - Men’s 50+ WR
Finnish Frame Lift (one hand) – 40k – Top 5

Venue: Wurmannsquick, Germany
Dennis Eichinger (Germany) – (bw 81.5k)
Finnish Mini V Bar Lift (one hand) – 63.08k – Men’s Open & class WR
Finnish Mini V Bar Hold (one hand) – 42k for 36sec – Men’s Open & class WR
Handshake Hold (one hand) – 82.5k for 20sec – Men’s class WR

Kevin Eichinger (Germany) – (bw 63.78k)
Finnish Mini V Bar Lift (one hand) – 42k for 10sec – Men’s class WR
Handshake Hold (one hand) – 72.5k for 5sec – Men’s class WR
Adjustable Thick Bar Hold (one hand) – 90k for 20sec - Men’s Open & class WR

Johannes Eichinger (Germany) – (bw 132.15k)
Adjustable Thick Bar Lift (one hand) – 174.2k - Men’s Open & class WR
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 117.3k – Top 5

Katharina Maier (Germany) – (bw -84k, Female)
20mm Finnish Pocket Knife Hold (one hand) – 6.5k for 10sec - Women’s class WR
Finnish Crate Lift (one hand) – 9k for 5sec – Women’s class WR

Venue: Luumaki, Finland
Anita Sääskö (Finland) – (bw 51.45k, age 50+ Female)
Gold Bar Pinch Lift (one hand) – 16.65k - Women’s & 50+ class WR
Silarukov 50mm Rolling Handle Lift (one hand) – 33k – Women’s & 50+ class WR
Larkin 12mm Two Hands Pinch Lift – 27.5k – Women’s & 50+ class WR

Tommi Hietamies (Finland) – (bw 91.5k, age 50+)
Finnish Crate Lift (one hand) – 27.55 – Men’s & 50+ class WR
Larkin 12mm Two Hands Pinch Lift – 56.1k – Men’s class WR

Jarno Hyväri (Finland) - (bw 110.1k)
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 123.75k – Men’s Open & class WR

Arto Joronen (Finland) – (bw 120k+, age 50+)
Silarukov 50mm Rolling Handle Lift (one hand) – 115.9k – Men’s Open, class & 50+ class WR
Larkin 12mm Two Hands Pinch Lift – 83.3k – Men’s Open, class & 50+ class WR

Marja Laari (Finland) – (bw 84k+, Female)
MoonTop Hold (Gen 1) – 15k for 9sec - Women’s Open & class WR

Jari Taipale (Finland) – (bw71.8k)
Finnish Mini V Bar Lift (one hand) – 56.95k – Men’s class WR
Larkin 12mm Two Hands Pinch Lift – 52.5k – Men’s class WR

Henna Nokkala (Finland) – (bw 71k, Female)
Finnish Mini V Bar Lift (one hand) – 56.95k – Women’s class WR
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 60.2k – Women’s Class WR
Silarukov 50mm Rolling Handle Lift (one hand) – 39.75k – Women’s class WR

Henna Karhu (Finland) – (bw 94k, Female)
Larkin 12mm Two Hands Pinch Lift – 36.45k – Women’s class WR
Larkin 12mm Two Hands Pinch Hold – 27.5k for 20sec - Women’s class WR

Minna Taipale (Finland) - (bw 41.4k, age 14/Female)
Silarukov 50mm Rolling Handle Lift (one hand) – 24.25k – Junior 14-15 & Women’s Class WR
Gold Bar Pinch Lift (one hand) – 10.85k – Women’s Class WR
HorneTop Lift (one hand) – 27k - Junior 14-15 & Women’s Class WR

Venue: Arendal, Norway
Hide Holtebu (Norway) - (bw 84k+, Female)
Finnish Ball Hold (one hand) – 28k for 11sec – Women’s Open & class WR

Thomas Larsen (Norway) – (bw 109k)
Handshake Lift (one hand) – 122.3k – top 5

Venue: Carbondale, USA
Steve Millard (USA) - (bw 105k, age 50+)
Adjustable Thick Bar Lift (one hand) – 162.1k - Men’s & 50+ class WR
Fence Post Lift (one hand) – 115.25k – Men’s & 50+ class WR

No records
Reuben Hughes (Wales)
Martin Hartmann (Germany)

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Steel Shredder #8
From 1 Dec up to and including 28 Feb, 2021

Pro Class (10 competitor, 8 countries)
1 Sirko Petermann (Austria) - 'Pro' - all four snapped in 1min 36sec - 9 Feb 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
2 Dan Dring (England) – 'Pro' - all four snapped in 2min 17sec – 19 Feb 2021 – Newcastle-u-Lyme, England
3 Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - 'Pro' - all four snapped in 2min 22sec - 17 Jan 2021 - St. Petersburg, Russia

4 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - 'Pro' - all four snapped in 2min 49sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Viby J, Denmark
5 Reuben Hughes (Wales) - 'Pro' - all four snapped in 3min 4sec - 13 Jan 2021 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales
6 John McNeill (N. Ireland) – 'Pro' - all four snapped in 3min 12sec - 19 Feb 2021 - England
7 Cody Christensen (USA) – 'Pro' - all four snapped in 4min 49sec - 13 Feb 2021 - Red Hook, NY, USA
8 Mike Rogowski (USA) - 'Pro' - all four snapped in 19min 14sec - 12 Feb 2021 - Phoenix, AZ, USA (bw 82.6k)

Open League 2 Class (19 competitors, 7 countries)
1 Sirko Petermann (Austria) - 'A' - all three snapped in 1min 6sec - 13 Feb 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
2 Dan Dring (England) – 'A' - all three snapped in 1min 24sec – 28 Feb 2021 – Newcastle-u-Lyme, England
3 John McNeill (N. Ireland) – 'A' - all three snapped in 1min 57sec - 27 Feb 2021 - England

4 Dom Crane (England) – 'A' - all three snapped in 2min 21sec – 28 Feb 2021 – Leigh on Sea, England
5 Cody Christensen (USA) – 'A' - all three snapped in 2min 35sec - 6 Feb 2021 - Red Hook, NY, USA
6 Stefan Falke (Germany) - 'A' - all three snapped in 3min 48sec - 28 Feb 2021 - At Sea
7 Philip Walker (Scotland) - 'A' - all three snapped in 4min 10sec - 20 Feb 2021 - Scotland
8 Florian Faisstnauer (Austria) - 'A' - all three snapped in 15min 38sec - 7 Feb 2021 - Tyrol, Austria
9 Danton Briggs (England) - 'A' - all three snapped in 18min 41sec - 6 Feb 2021 - Watford, England
10 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 'A' - two snapped in 18min 50sec - 22 Jan 2021 - Stafford, England
11 Tom Flesher (USA) - 'A' - two snapped in 20min 25sec - 27 Jan 2021 - USA
12 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 'C' - all three snapped in 4min 16sec - 22 Feb 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria - Female

Women’s Class (3 competitors, 2 countries)
1 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 'A' - two snapped in 18min 50sec - 22 Jan 2021 - Stafford, England
2 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 'C' - all three snapped in 4min 16sec - 22 Feb 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria

SS8 Competitors
Pro Class
(10 competitor, 8 countries)

Reuben Hughes (Wales) Ranked #1
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) Ranked #2
Simon Stewart (Denmark) Ranked #5
Zsolt Hornyak (Hungary) Ranked #6
Mike Rogowski (USA) Ranked #8
Dan Dring (England) Ranked #14
Nick McKinless (England) Ranked #18
Sirko Petermann (Austria) Ranked #25
Cody Christensen (USA) Ranked outside #30
John McNeill (N. Ireland) Ranked outside #30
No Don Cummings or Kevin Collen

Open League 2 Class [Outside the Top Ten ranked athletes in Steel Shredder rankings]
(19 competitors, 7 countries)

Dan Dring (England) Ranked #14
Nick McKinless (England) Ranked #18
Tom Flesher (USA) Ranked #20
Sirko Petermann (Austria) Ranked #25
Lee Cummings (England) Ranked #27
Stefan Falke (Germany) Ranked #30
Thomas Head (England) Ranked outside #30
John McNeill (N. Ireland) Ranked outside #30
Philip Walker (Scotland) Ranked outside #30
Graeme Cunningham (England) Ranked outside #30
Dom Crane (England) Ranked outside #30
Karl Skjelvik (Norway) Ranked outside #30
Florian Faisstnauer (Austria) Ranked outside #30
Danton Briggs (England) Ranked outside #30
Cody Christensen (USA) Ranked outside #30
Levi Bunyan (Scotland) Ranked outside #30
Elizabeth Horne (England) Ranked outside #30
Lucy Horne (England) Ranked outside #30
Patricia Luxner (Austria) Ranked outside #30

Women’s Class
(3 competitors, 2 countries)
Elizabeth Horne (England) Ranked #1
Lucy Horne (England) Ranked #2
Patricia Luxner (Austria) Ranked #3

Junior Class
Caden Christensen (USA)

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Winter Grip League #8
Starting 1 Feb until and including 28 Feb, 2021

Event - Fence Post Pinch - Hold (one hand)
Open Class (36 competitors, 10 countries)

1 Harri Tolonen (Finland) - 42k for 27sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Finland
2 Steve Millard (USA) - 42k for 23sec - 13 Feb 2021 - USA (age 56, bw 102.3k)
2 Arto Joronen (Finland) - 42k for 23sec - 21 Feb 2021 – Finland (age 50+)

4 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - 42k for 8sec - 14 Feb 2021 - Viby J, Denmark
5 Johannes Lampinen (Finland) - 42k for 6sec - 13 Feb 2021 - Finland
6 Martin Hartmann (Germany) - 37k for 16sec - 24 Feb 2021 - Germany
7 Lee Cummings (England) - 37k for 13sec - 10 Feb 2021 - Millom, England
8 Stefan Falke (Germany) - 37k for 12sec - 5 Feb 2021 - Germany (age 50+)
9 Jarno Hyvari (Finland) - 37k for 6sec - 5 Feb 2021 - Finland
10 Guido Biastoch (Germany) - 37k for 5sec - 1 Feb 2021- Germany
10 Lawrence Grey (USA) - 37k for 5sec - 28 Feb 2021 - USA
10 Jerome Bloom (England) - 37k for 5sec - 28 Feb 2021 - England (bw 73.6k)
13 Fabian Dick (Germany) - 32k for 15sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Germany
14 Santeri Mikkonen (Finland) - 32k for 9sec - 13 Feb 2021 - Finland
15 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 32k for 6sec - 2 Feb 2021 - Stafford, England - Female
15 Tatu Karhu (Finland) - 32k for 6sec - 5 Feb 2021 - Finland
17 Vladimir Eichhorn (Germany) - 32k for 5sec - 11 Feb 2021 - Germany
17 Tommi Hietamies (Finland) - 32k for 5sec - 26 Feb 2021 - Finland
19 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 27k for 14sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria - Female
20 Nico Oliveto (Italy) - 27k for 12sec - 27 Feb 2021 - Italy
21 Giorgio Giannico (Italy) - 27k for 11sec - 13 Feb 2021 - Italy
22 Marja Laari (Finland) - 27k for 10sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Finland - Female
23 Hilde Holtebu (Norway) - 27k for 8sec - 14 Feb 2021 - Norway - Female
23 Alexander Andreev (Russia) - 27k for 8sec - 27 Feb 2021 - St. Petersburg, Russia
25 Anni Salmi (Finland) - 27k for 6sec - 21 Feb 2021 - Finland - Female
26 Jari Taipale (Finland) - 27k for 5sec - 6 Feb 2021 - Finland (bw 71.5k)
26 Philip Walker (Scotland) - 27k for 5sec - 14 Feb 2021 - Scotland
28 Annika Karhu (Finland) - 22k for 8sec - 5 Feb 2021 - Finland - Female
28 Katie Smith (England) - 22k for 8sec - 7 Feb 2021 - England - Female
28 Henna Karhu (Finland) - 22k for 8sec - 17 Feb 2021 - Finland - Female
31 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 17k for 17sec - 11 Feb 2021 - Germany - Female
31 Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) - 17k for 17sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Finland - Female
33 Francesca Palmiotto (Austria) - 17k for 15sec - 3 Feb 2021 - Austria - Female
34 Henna Nokkala (Finland) - 12k for 20sec - 8 Feb 2021 - Finland (bw 70k) - Female
35 Minna Taipale (Finland) - 7k for 23sec - 10 Feb 2021 - Finland (bw 40.2k) - Female
36 Sally Horne (England) - 7k for 18sec - 18 Feb 2021 - Stafford, England - Female (age 9, bw 48.2k)

Women's Class (14 competitors, 4 countries)
1 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 32k for 6sec - 2 Feb 2021 - Stafford, England
2 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 27k for 14sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
3 Marja Laari (Finland) - 27k for 10sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Finland

4 Hilde Holtebu (Norway) - 27k for 8sec - 14 Feb 2021 - Norway
5 Anni Salmi (Finland) - 27k for 6sec - 21 Feb 2021 - Finland
6 Annika Karhu (Finland) - 22k for 8sec - 5 Feb 2021 - Finland
6 Katie Smith (England) - 22k for 8sec - 7 Feb 2021 - England
6 Henna Karhu (Finland) - 22k for 8sec - 17 Feb 2021 - Finland
9 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 17k for 17sec - 11 Feb 2021 - Germany
9 Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) - 17k for 17sec - 28 Feb 2021 - Finland
11 Francesca Palmiotto (Austria) - 17k for 15sec - 3 Feb 2021 - Austria
12 Henna Nokkala (Finland) - 12k for 20sec - 8 Feb 2021 - Finland (bw 70k)
13 Minna Taipale (Finland) - 7k for 23sec - 10 Feb 2021 - Finland (bw 40.2k)
14 Sally Horne (England) - 7k for 18sec - 18 Feb 2021 - Stafford, England (age 9, bw 48.2k)

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Winter Grip League #7
Starting 1 Jan until and including 31 Jan, 2021

Event - Fence Post - Hold (one hand)
Open Class (48 competitors, 11 countries)

1 Steve Millard (USA) - 80k for 54sec - 13 Jan 2021 - USA (age 56, bw 102.2k)
2 Thomas Larsen (Norway) - 80k for 49sec - 31 Jan 2021 - Norway
3 Harri Tolonen (Finland) - 80k for 48sec - 2 Jan 2021 - Finland

4 Lucas Raymond (USA ) - 80k for 47sec - 7 Jan 2021 - USA (bw 92.3k)
5 Simon Stewart (Denmark) - 80k for 41sec - 9 Jan 2021 - Viby J, Denmark
6 Stefan Falke (Germany) - 80k for 31sec - 8 Jan 2021 - Germany (age 50+)
6 Johannes Lampinen (Finland) - 80k for 31sec - 13 Jan 2021 - Finland (bw 92.7k)
8 Sirko Petermann (Austria) - 80k for 29sec - 1 Jan 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
9 Jarno Hyvari (Finland) - 80k for 22sec - 24 Jan 2021 - Finland
10 Arto Joronen (Finland) - 80k for 21sec - 3 Jan 2021 – Finland (age 50+)
10 Joni Koponen (Finland) - 80k for 21sec - 24 Jan 2021 - Finland (bw 102k)
10 Manos Nyxtovios (Greece) - 80k for 21sec - 27 Jan 2021 – Greece
13 Vladimir Eichhorn (Germany) - 80k for 19sec - 31 Jan 2021 - Germany
14 Tomi Ruoho (Finland) - 80k for 17sec - 30 Jan 2021 - Finland (bw 82.5k)
15 Dom Crane (England) - 80k for 14sec – 9 Jan 2021 – Rayleigh, England (bw 80.9k)
15 Johannes Eichinger (Germany) - 80k for 14sec – 9 Jan 2021 – Germany
17 Florian Faisstnauer (Austria) - 80k for 12sec - 1 Jan 2021 - Tyrol, Austria
18 Guido Biastoch (Germany) - 80k for 11sec - 30 Jan 2021- Germany
19 Veikko Mikkonen (Finland) - 80k for 10sec - 3 Jan 2021 - Finland (age 60+)
19 Lawrence Grey (USA) - 80k for 10sec - 28 Jan 2021 - USA
21 Lee Cummings (England) - 80k for 7sec - 13 Jan 2021 - Millom, England
21 Marko Honkasalo (Finland) - 80k for 7sec - 16 Jan 2021 - Finland
21 Franz Ferdinand Locker (Austria) - 80k for 7sec - 20 Jan 2021 - Austria
24 Jerome Bloom (England) - 80k for 5sec - 6 Jan 2021 - England (bw 72.9k)
25 Nico Oliveto (Italy) - 70k for 14sec - 28 Jan 2021 - Italy
26 Dan Dring (England) – 70k for 13sec - 1 Jan 2021 - Knypersley, England
26 Steven Cummings (England) - 70k for 13sec - 3 Jan 2021 - Millom, England
28 Michalis Stamopoulos (Greece) - 70k for 11sec - 27 Jan 2021 – Greece
29 Dennis Eichhorn (Germany) - 70k for 9sec - 31 Jan 2021 - Germany
30 Giorgio Giannico (Italy) - 70k for 8sec - 18 Jan 2021 - Italy
31 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 70k for 7sec - 9 Jan 2021 - Stafford, England - Female (bw 83.95k)
31 Alexander Andreev (Russia) - 70k for 7sec - 2 Jan 2021 - St. Petersburg, Russia
33 Jeff Bach (USA ) - 70k for 6sec - 23 Jan 2021 - USA
34 Lauro Biastoch (Germany) - 60k for 16sec - 2 Jan 2021 - Germany (Age 16-17)
35 Hilde Holtebu (Norway) - 60k for 12sec - 19 Jan 2021 - Norway - Female
36 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 50k for 14sec - 17 Jan 2021 - Germany - Female (bw 75k)
37 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 50k for 7sec - 19 Jan 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria - Female
38 Paolo Soster (Italy) - 40k for 33sec - 30 Jan 2021 - Italy (age 50)
39 Francesca Palmiotto (Austria) - 40k for 14sec - 11 Jan 2021 - Austria - Female
40 Henna Karhu (Finland) - 40k for 12sec - 30 Jan 2021 - Finland - Female
41 Pia Eichhorn (Germany) - 40k for 9sec - 31 Jan 2021 - Germany - Female (age 14)
42 Katharina Maier (Germany) - 40k for 6sec - 2 Jan 2021 - Wurmannsquick, Germany - Female
43 Henna Nokkala (Finland) - 40k for 5sec - 30 Jan 2021 - Finland - Female
44 Angela Cummings (England) - 30k for 15sec - 17 Jan 2021 - Millom, England - Female
45 Anita Sääskö (Finland) - 30k for 9sec - 6 Jan 2021 - Finland - Female (age 50+)
46 Faye Weiss (Austria) - 30k for 7sec - 1 Jan 2021 - Tyrol, Austria - Female
47 Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) - 20k for 23sec - 4 Jan 2021 - Finland - Female (age 50+)
48 Sally Horne (England) - 20k for 9sec - 21 Jan 2021 - Stafford, England - Female (age 9, bw 47.2k)

Women's Class (14 competitors, 5 countries)
1 Elizabeth Horne (England) - 70k for 7sec - 9 Jan 2021 - Stafford, England (bw 83.95k)
2 Hilde Holtebu (Norway) - 60k for 12sec - 19 Jan 2021 - Norway
3 Jordis Grzonka (Germany) - 50k for 14sec - 17 Jan 2021 - Germany (bw 75k)

4 Patricia Luxner (Austria) - 50k for 7sec - 19 Jan 2021 - Achenkirk, Austria
5 Francesca Palmiotto (Austria) - 40k for 14sec - 11 Jan 2021 - Austria
6 Henna Karhu (Finland) - 40k for 12sec - 30 Jan 2021 - Finland
7 Pia Eichhorn (Germany) - 40k for 9sec - 31 Jan 2021 - Germany (age 14)
8 Katharina Maier (Germany) - 40k for 6sec - 2 Jan 2021 - Wurmannsquick, Germany
9 Henna Nokkala (Finland) - 40k for 5sec - 30 Jan 2021 - Finland
10 Angela Cummings (England) - 30k for 15sec - 17 Jan 2021 - Millom, England
11 Anita Sääskö (Finland) - 30k for 9sec - 6 Jan 2021 - Finland (age 50+)
12 Faye Weiss (Austria) - 30k for 7sec - 1 Jan 2021 - Tyrol, Austria
13 Iiris Mikkonen (Finland) - 20k for 23sec - 4 Jan 2021 - Finland (age 50+)
14 Sally Horne (England) - 20k for 9sec - 21 Jan 2021 - Stafford, England (age 9, bw 47.2k)


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