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FORTHCOMING GRIP CONTESTS
 

"Usain Bolt-Off!" events – do the snap in the Week up to the date. Submit video on the day.
Nov 28 - "Usain Bolt-Off!" - Sprint #6 - multi venue [Snap a Grade 5 bolt (137k rated) Standing] – single wraps
Dec 5 - "Usain Bolt-Off!" - Sprint #7 - multi venues [Snap a Grade 5 bolt (137k rated) Lying on your back] - single wraps
Dec 12 - "Usain Bolt-Off!" - Sprint #8 - multi venues [Snap a Grade 8 bolt (207k rated) Standing] - single wraps
Dec 19 - "Usain Bolt-Off!" - Sprint #9 - multi venues [Snap a Grade 8 bolt (207k rated) Lying on your back] - single wraps
Dec 26 - "Usain Bolt-Off!" - Sprint #10 - multi venues ‘Christmas tree!’ [Snap the end third of the Grade 5 bolt with the head (137k rated), then bend the remaining piece into a ‘V’ to a max distance of 2” gap between the leg ends] - single wraps (can have another wrap ready to use once the snap has happened)
Dec 1-31 (finishing date) Winter Grip League #9 - multi venues Handshake - hold (one hand)

2022 comps
Jan 1-31 - (finishing date) Winter Grip League #10 - multi venues Gold Bar Pinch - hold (one hand)
Feb 1-28 - (finishing date) Winter Grip League #11 - multi venues Two Hands Shallow Hub Key Pinch – hold

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8th European Grip Championships - CANCELLED TILL 2022

Saturday 25 Apr, 2020

Events:
Event 1 – 20mm Finnish Pocket Knife Lift (one hand)
Event 2 – Two Hands Pinch – Hold
Event 3 – Fencepost – Hold (one hand)
Event 4 – PickAxe Lever to Rear Lift to Rear (one hand)
Event 5 – Snapping up to 3 x Grade 5 bolts, or 3 x 6” nails, etc in max 20 mins

Usual 4 attempts allowed if you wish, except for the snap which is 2 only

Classes: Open class. Men’s 83k, 93k, 105k and 105k+ and women’s class.
Venue: "Grip Factory", 71 Common Rd, Stafford, ST16 3EQ, England
Weigh in: Stafford 9-10am
Start: Contest at 10am
Promoter: David Horne

Entrance fees (Levels of payment):
A meal is available to all the competitors as part of their entry.
Early bird: £35 GBP before Mar 14, 2020
£45 GBP after Mar 14, 2020
Juniors £10
Entry fees are non-refundable.
To compete please send the payment through paypal to world_of_grip@ntlworld.com

Trophies:
The 'Open' champion will get the ‘Terminator’ hand trophy.
There will be medals for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each class.

 

 

 

 



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