Brian Geisler Certifies on the IronMind Red Nail

After “bending nails now off and on for about six months,” Brian Geisler has proven himself on short steel bends as he has just been certified on the IronMind Red Nail.

Just certified on the IronMind Red nail, a benchmark short steel bend, 30-year old Brian Geisler is six feet tall and weighs 200 lb.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of Brian Geisler

Showing his aptitude for bending steel, Brian told IronMind, “I first heard of IronMind while watching strongman competitions on TV and saw the advertisements in the background.  I bent the [IronMind] Blue Nail the first time I tried.”

Six months later, Brian Geisler certified on the IronMind Red Nail, and although modest about his fast rise, Brian is quick to thank those who helped him along the way.
"I would like to thank Steve Freides for inviting me into his home to certify on the IronMind Red Nail.  Steve was a gracious host and made the experience fun. I would also like to thank my cousin John Manna who certified number one this year, for exposing me to the sport and helping me reach my full potential with this short steel bend. Next I'll be working on my [Captains of Crush] number 3 gripper certification, which is already well in the works.  I [also] want to thank my girlfriend, Amanda, for putting up with my training schedule.

“I’m ex-military, so physical fitness and a good challenge are what motivate me to keep pushing forward in my workouts and seeing how far I can go.”

Congratulations, Brian, it’s official and your name has been added to the Red Nail Roster—and many thanks Steve, for serving as the referee on Brian’s official attempt to bend the IronMind Red Nail.


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