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by BenThompson
Fri May 17, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amateur or Pro discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 42362

Re: Amateur or Pro discussion

I agree with Luke. On one hand you are saying people should have to earn their way to the pro level and that peoples personal feelings shouldn't come into play in deciding who can compete and on the other hand you're saying that everyone below the level that YOU are at should just take whatever the...
by BenThompson
Fri May 17, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amateur or Pro discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 42362

Re: Amateur or Pro discussion

I agree with Luke. Also the sport of strongman in our province is still pretty underground, and i dont think it will change in the near future. Its a cult sport and has a good following in the strength community but, like Luke says having more shows will help grow the sport. As for making a jump to...
by BenThompson
Fri May 17, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amateur or Pro discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 42362

Re: Amateur or Pro discussion

I've been noticing some people competing or planning on competing out of place for a lack of a better term. This raises a good opportunity for discussion. When does one become a pro and should no longer compete in amateur competitions? I would think if you have tried a pro show and made it out of t...
by BenThompson
Wed May 15, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toronto Pro Super Show Amateur/Intermediate Strongman
Replies: 51
Views: 171693

Re: Toronto Pro Super Show Amateur/Intermediate Strongman

Will a competitor list be posted soon as registration has now closed?
by BenThompson
Wed May 08, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Motors & Muscles Strongman- Thunder Bay. August 24th
Replies: 17
Views: 70034

Re: Motors & Muscles Strongman- Thunder Bay. August 24th

contest looks good!

my wedding is that day, so ill be out.
by BenThompson
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OSM 2013 June 22-23, Thunder Bay
Replies: 57
Views: 140649

Re: OSM 2013

Heres my Deadlift:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_Mc5_nn ... e=youtu.be

will post the pushpress saturday.
by BenThompson
Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bench for the Cure (Thunder Bay)
Replies: 3
Views: 8556

Re: Bench for the Cure (Thunder Bay)

Bench For The Cure promo video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zu8t6E5uSm4&feature=plcp Thanks to Matt Canning for preparing this, to Southside Fitness, and to everyone who came out to help. Please like and share this video so we can get as many views as possible!
by BenThompson
Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bench for the Cure (Thunder Bay)
Replies: 3
Views: 8556

Re: Bench for the Cure (Thunder Bay)

Promo on the Local news last night : http://www.facebook.com/events/44432794 ... 1707250849

Not sure if anyone can open that link. Regardless will post our youtube promo when its finished.
by BenThompson
Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World's Natural Strongman Federation - Calgary Sept 29th
Replies: 24
Views: 44755

Re: World's Natural Strongman Federation - Calgary Sept 29th

Also what are the events like? And how does someone register for this? Or is it more of that invite only crap?
by BenThompson
Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: World's Natural Strongman Federation - Calgary Sept 29th
Replies: 24
Views: 44755

Re: World's Natural Strongman Federation - Calgary Sept 29th

So whats their deal, is there drug testing for every athlete, testing at random or just going on the honor system?
by BenThompson
Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ontario and Canadian Strongman Records.
Replies: 65
Views: 188799

Re: Ontario and Canadian Strongman Records.

If theres any OSA records set from OSM 2012 - let me know and ill change the sheet.
by BenThompson
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Videos Thread
Replies: 764
Views: 1369451

Re: Videos Thread

Videos from St Pauls Strongest Man:

Overhead Medely:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4H2opp5KPw

IFSA Shield Carry:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA8IgdZSa7k

Silver Dollar Deadlift:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVRXVPxBRrY

Incline Log Press:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxcZVOAdhfY