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Archive for the 'Events' Category

Images: London’s Strongest Man 2008

Posted in Events, Photography on July 9th, 2008

Click for Images of London’s Strongest Man 2008

Click here for a slideshow of images from the recent London’s Strongest Man 2008 event at South Woodford.

 

 

The Secret to the Atlas Stones..

Posted in Events, Photography on July 7th, 2008

Wayne launches 110kg of Atlas stone at the podium on the way to 1st place..just chuck them on like Wayne Tunstall!

More photo’s from London’s Strongest Man coming soon..

 

 

London’s Strongest Man Results

Posted in Events on July 6th, 2008

lsm2008-1058.jpgA few heavy down pours failed to dampen the spirits of the competitors at today’s London’s Strongest Man event in South Woodford.

With novice, 105kg and open events being run side by side, no less than 31 athletes took part in the action that came thick and fast.

Read on for the overall results. Photo’s will follow later in the week.

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Who Will Be London’s Strongest Man 2008?

Posted in Events on July 5th, 2008

Who Will Be London's Strongest Man 2008?Who will be London’s Strongest Man 2008? Well if you take yourself along to Oakdale Junior School in South Woodford on Sunday at 11am you can follow the event in all it’s glory. This is the second year this event has been staged - the brainchild of Lawrence “London Boy” Browne. Powershotsmag will be there to capture the day and the results will be posted here on Sunday evening. If you fancy coming along, the event is being held at;

Oakdale Junior School
Oakdale Road
South Woodford
London E18 1JX

“Big Mick” Takes First At Britain’s Most Powerful Qualifier

Posted in Events on June 29th, 2008

Mick Holding training earlier this year at the Ministry Of Muscle“Big Mick” Holding nailed first place at today’s Britain’s Most Powerful Qualifier - his first event of 2008. Rob Hughes takes up the story..

[Pic: Mick training earlier this year at the Ministry of Muscle] Read the rest of this entry »

Images: Southdown Strongman Challenge 2008

Posted in Events, Gallery, IAWA, Photography on June 25th, 2008

Munya “African Lion Strength” Chigwada from the PSMARead on for a slideshow of images from the recent Southdown Strongman Challenge at Thakeham, West Sussex.. Read the rest of this entry »

Finished

Posted in Events, IAWA, Photography on June 17th, 2008

finished.jpgBig Brian Gungowo from Horsham, collapses as he crosses the line after the tractor pull at the IAWA Southdown Strongman Challenge at Thakeham. Meanwhile, Tim Alcock still has some way to go.Tim Alcock gives it all he’s got

More photos and the results from  this event will follow soon..

Some People Will Do Anything To Attract Attention

Posted in Events, IAWA on June 15th, 2008

Matt Starling at the Tractor PullYesterday saw the “IAWA Southdown Strongman Challenge” take place at the picturesque village of Thakeham in West Sussex. Local man and all round good guy - Matt Starling - not only put on and competed in the event, but also organised the entire Thakeham Village Day around which this event was staged. Matt is seen here completing the gruelling tractor pull, one of only a handful of the 16 competitors to complete the course. Read on for the results.. Read the rest of this entry »

I Could Show You..

Posted in BSM, Events on June 12th, 2008

Shhhhhhh…....but then I’d have to shoot you.

All I can say is that we were there for the heats and the final and we got some great shots of this remarkable event, but you’ll have to wait till September to see them!

Rich Takes First At The Ministry

Posted in Events, UKSM on June 5th, 2008

Rich Gorvin takes control of the Axle LiftThere’s no stopping Rich Gorvin - ask his Dad, he tried hard enough! After recently nabbing a wild card spot for next weeks BSM final at Minehead, Rich kept his pedal on the gas to clinch first place at last Sundays Southern Qualifier for UK’s Strongest Man 2008, held at the Ministry of Muscle Gym in Aylesford, Kent. Big Paul Carter grabbed a well deserved second and Paul Cater - in only his second open class competition - grabbed a further qualifying spot with a solid third place. Following disappointment at the BSM qualifier, Enzo Martino digged deep to grab fourth on countback (from Rob Frampton) and will join Rich and the two Paul’s at the UK Strongest Man final later this summer. Full write up and more photos will follow real soon.

Overall Results

1st Rich Gorvin (54.5 points) Qualified
2nd Paul Carter (52.5 points) Qualified
3rd Paul Cater (47.5 points) Qualified
4th Enzo Martino / Rob Frampton (43 points / Enzo qualifies on countback)
6th Dan Haxall (41 points)
7th Sol Bhati (40 points)
8th Lawrence Browne (32 points)
9th Ali Moderasi (28.5 points)
10th Calvin Gardner / Rob Hughes (28 points)
12th Keith Green (11 points)
13th Wayne Lockwood (6 points)