Adam Scherr leads the Amateur Strongman World Championships at the Arnold Expo in Columbus, Ohio.
Alan Colley on the Husafelt Carry as ASC athlete Brad Dunn referees. IronMind® | Courtesy of ASC.
Here are the top ten, officially, after the first day of competition:
|1.||Adam Scherr (USA)||176.0|
|2.||Mikhail Shivlyakov (Russia)||156.0|
|3.||Chad Kurian (USA)||144.5|
|4.||Bak Bartlomiej (Poland)||144.0|
|5.||Kenneth Nowicki (Scotland)||134.0|
|6.||Luke Skaarup (Canada)||133.0|
|7.||Steve Schmidt (USA)||130.0|
|8.||Jacob Bodi (USA)||130.0|
|9.||Lauri Nami (Estonia)||129.0|
|10.||Tomas Rodriquez (USA)||127.5|
“The day went well,” ASC’s Dione Wessels said, “and no injuries other than a couple of sprain ankles. The athletes’ points will be decreased by 10% to make the points more level and even for Sunday.”
Over in the professional strongman contest, NAS/ASC alumni have also been flexing their muscles and currently stand in the top three positions: Mike Jenkins (17 points), Michael Burke (15.5 points) and Derek Poundstone (15 points).
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