2016 Finnish Rolling Thunder Championships

Juha Harju, a longtime pillar of the Finnish grip strength community, is hosting the 2016 Finnish Rolling Thunder Championships on January 9 in Helsinki. IronMind® | Image courtesy of Juha Harju

Juha Harju and GripMonsters have announced the 2016 Finnish Rolling Thunder Championships, and the contest will also include the CoC (Captains of Crush) Silver Bullet Hold.

Scheduled for January 9 at Metal Sport Gym in Helsinki, the competition will have two bodyweight classes (-100 kg and 100+ kg) and it is a GripMonsters elimination contest for the 2016 Nordic Fitness Expo.

The CoC (Captains of Crush) Silver Bullet Hold will also be included, and Harju said that in addition to the standard Captains of Crush No. 3 gripper, they will also use a Captains of Crush No. 3.5 gripper.

Expect some top performances as, for example, Harju is a former world record holder on the CoC Silver Bullet ,and Alexey Tyukalov is the current world record holder on the Rolling Thunder.

Contest registration and full details can be found buy following this link.

There will be medals for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd in both bodyweight classes, as well as prizes from IronMind.


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