The Second Annual Big Sky Strongest Man Contest

Top-notch competitors from around the northwest gathered on a bright, scorching, record breaking, 85-degree day in Missoula for a successful second annual Big Sky Strongest Man Contest.
Missoula had experienced one of the longest stretches of rainy misery. The damp gloominess that went on for over 2 weeks finally broke on June 15th. Top-notch competitors from around the northwest gathered on a bright, scorching, record breaking, 85-degree day in Missoula for a successful second annual Big Sky Strongest Man Contest. Seasoned competitors from the Pro and Novice divisions came from Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Montana. This was the first strong man contest for some of the Novice competitors who were introduced to first class challenges. All the competitors participated in 6 events comparable to strongman events performed across the nation.

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Truck Pull: Novice competed with a harness and Pro faced the truck with a hand-over-hand rope pull.

PRO
Distance
Corey St. Clair 67 ft 3 in
Brice Gimbel 52 ft 11 in
Dean Muncey 38 ft 11 in
Trevor Crandall 35 ft 5 in
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LOG LIFT: The log was taken from the ground and pulled cleaned or continental to the chest and pressed above the head to arms lockout. Those who achieved the maximum weight won.

PRO
Pounds
3-way TIE…  
Corey St. Clair 280
Dean Muncey 280
Trevor Crandall 280
Brice Gimbel 260
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STONE LOAD: Novice had to load 4 stones onto 2 platforms of different heights and Pro had to load 5 stones onto the same platforms.

PRO
No. of stones
Time
Corey St. Clair 5 01:28
Brice Gimbel 3 00:35
Dean Muncey 2 00:37
Trevor Crandall 1 00:08
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FARMER'S WALK: Novice took 200-pound implements per hand, a total distance of 250 feet, as Pro had to do 265 pounds per hand same distance.

PRO
Distance
Corey St. Clair 175 ft. 0 in
Brice Gimbel 168 ft 7 in
Trevor Crandall 124 ft 7 in
Dean Muncey 104 ft 0 in
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STATIC HOLD: Novice had to hold 40 pounds at arms length in front of them for time and Pro had to hold 56 pounds in front of them for time.

PRO
Time
Corey St. Clair 1:11
Brice Gimbel 1:050
Dean Muncey 1:01
Trevor Crandall 0:56
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TIRE FLIP: Novice flipped 545-pound tires and Pro flipped 735-pounds.

PRO
Distance
Brice Gimbel 71 ft. 11 in.
Corey St. Clair 62 ft. 0 in.
Dean Muncey 56 ft. 07 in.
Trevor Crandall 30 ft 05 in.
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FINAL STANDING:

Pro Placement
# 1 Corey St. Clair
# 2 Brice Gimbel
# 3 Dean Muncey
# 4 Trevor Crandall

Congratulations to all these competitors, those who came for "another" competition and especially to those freshman. It was fun! All you strongmen made it look hard and made it look easy all at once. The relentless rays and stifling air never took away from your determination and strength. Thank you for coming out to the second annual Big Sky Strongest Man Contest and showing everyone what it's all about. Also, thanks to the fans and spectators for your energy and cheers. Good luck to the strong men in all your future endeavors. We hope to see you back in Montana next year for round 3!

Click HERE for some pics from the contest!

Please feel free to email me with any questions! Keep training hard!

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