Joel Dircks and Ulice Payne Certify on the Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge

Joel Dircks kicks off his official attempt on the Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge by closing the No. 2 Captains of Crush gripper. Dircks is 34 and weighs 330 lb. and is 6’ 1’ tall. IronMind® | Courtesy of Allen Heineck Joel Dircks kicks off his official attempt on the Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge by closing the No. 2 Captains of Crush gripper. Dircks is 34 and weighs 330 lb. and is 6’ 1’ tall. IronMind® | Courtesy of Allen Heineck

Congratulations to Joel Dircks and Ulice Payne, who have just been certified on the Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge, proving their superior all-around grip strength.

The Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge has three elements, each a highly-respected, longstanding and widely-available test of grip strength:

Closing a No. 2 Captains of Crush gripper
Lifting 20 kg/45 lb. on and IronMind Hub
Lifting 90 kg/200 lb. on the Rolling Thunder


Shown on the Rolling Thunder, Ulice Payne has just been certified on the Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge. Payne is 25 years old and weighs 390 pounds at 6’ 1” tall. IronMind® | Courtesy of Allen Heineck

Congratulations Joel and Ulice—your names have been added to the official Crushed-To-Dust! certification list, and many thanks to Allen Heineck for refereeing.


Shown on the Rolling Thunder, Ulice Payne has just been certified on the Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge. Payne is 25 years old and weighs 390 pounds at 6’ 1” tall. IronMind® | Courtesy of Allen Heineck

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