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2021 UK GRIP CONTESTS

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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