Jacob Fincher is a Strongman competitor from Waxahachie, Texas where he runs his nutrition store Irok Nutrition. Jacob has been competing in Strongman for under a year but has already earned his pro card by being the highest placing American at the Arnold Amatuer World Championships in March, We talk about how he found out about Strongman after completing his football career, what he has learned about competing in the past year and what is next.
John “One Legged Lightning” Stitt is a Strongman competitor who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident in 2013, that didn’t stop him from competing in Strongman though as John just competed in the first ever Arnold Disabled Strongman competition.
Kalle & John talk about training with 1 leg, Disabled Strongman contests, the growth of the division and some of the athletes in it a long with how he views the “No excuses” comments”
You can pick up his shirts to support his travel to contests HERE
Sign up For Strongman Coaching
Visit our Shop for all your Strongman needs
The Arnold is the biggest weekend in strength so there is plenty to talk about. From why Eddie Hall wasn’t at the Arnold, Jerry Pritchett breaking the elephant bar deadlift record, how it is its own world record and how it compares to Eddie Hall’s 500kg deadlift. Brian Shaw‘s dominance Thor making the podium and his increased static strength.
The Amateur Strongman world championships, the first ever PRO Strongwoman world championships and how big of a deal that is.
This week we interview Kaitlin Burgess, a Pro Strongwoman in the middleweight & heavyweight division Kaitlin will be competing this weekend at the first ever Arnold Pro Strongwoman contest and we talk all about what that means for Strongwoman, how she feels to be a part of it, her competition, whats next and how she got started in the sport.