Athletes compete in annual FITT Strongman event

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Andrew Turner competes in the tire flip during Saturday's annual Fitt Warehouse Strongman competition.

FITT Warehouse held its annual Strongman Competition on Saturday at Ashley Park, with participants competing in five events — the farmer carry, the log hang clean and press, the atlas stone tire and flip, the yolk walk and strongman medley pull and drag.


Athletes were given points based on their order of finish in each event, with seven points going to the winner in each category.


Men were grouped into four weight classes — lightweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight — in addition to a women’s division.


Nathan Hammock, who competed in the light heavyweight division, was the overall winner by amassing 34 points. He won four of the five events in his class and finished second in the tire flip. He collected $1,500 for his effort.


Stuart Bready won the farmer carry, the log-hang clean and press and the strongman pull and drag to earn the men’s lightweight title with 33 points. Bready edged Ben Brown, who finished with 32 points.


Brown finished in second place with wins in the atlas stone tire flip, and the yolk walk.


Andy Timm won the log clean and press, the tire flip, and the strong man medley and finished with 32 points to beat second place Andrew Turner who had 27 points to win the men’s middle weight division.


Turner took first place in the farmer carry.


Charley Cheney finished in first place in the men’s heavyweight division with 34 points after winning the farmer carry the long hang clean and press, the atlas stone and tire flip, and the strongman medley clean and drag.


He finished ahead of Tim Garmany, who was second with 30 points. Garmany took first place in the strongman medley pull and drag.


Katrina Watts won the women’s division with 34 points. Watts finished first in four events, winning the log hang clean and press, the atlas stone and tire flip, the yolk walk and the strong man medley pull and drag.


Division winners each earned $500. A men’s and women’s trophy was given to the overall winners.


2013 FITT Strongman Competition


Overall results


Men’s lightweight: Overall points


Stuart Bready 33


Ben Brown 32


Jamie Keith 24


Logan Barrett 22


Chris Spurling 16


Men’s Middleweight


Andy Timm 32


Andrew Turner 27


Patrick Whittaker 26


Patrick Qualls 21


Zach Hillstead 16


Sam Hardy 8


Al Macauley 6


John Long 6


Gary Hyde 4


Adam Stanford 2


Men’s Light Heavyweight


* Nathan Hammock 34


Jonathon Maxwell 24


Taylor Collins 23


Jason Reck 20


Aaron Pendleton 18


Ryan Hopkins 18


Doug Mitchell 9


Adam Byrd 6


Chad Scott 1


Men’s Heavyweight


Charley Cheney 33


Tim Garmany 26


Bob Beal 21


Jacob Byrd 20


David Huckleby 16


Robert Gordon 11


Women’s Division


Katrina Watts 34


Tanya Trail 30


Heather Melton 25


Susan Lowery 19


Alex Aaron 18


* Overall winner





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