American Strongman Corporation Pro's and fellow Texan's Travis Ortmayer and Andy Vincent returned home victorious after winning the Pacific Strong Strongman Championships. The contest was held in Vladivostok which the Russia's Misha Koklyaev and Alexander Klyushev represented the Russian contingency by winning two of the four events contested. The American athletes were delayed getting into the country with visa issues. The contest was supposed to take place on Saturday, but was delayed until Sunday within just a few hours after arriving into the city.
The mighty foursome contested events were a two man deadlift, Two Man Log Clean and Press, Two Man Arm-Over-Arm Tug of War, Sudan Walk, Sumo and two medley events: The Yoke (410kg), Chain Drag (250kg) Tire Flip (400kg x 5 flips) Log Clean and Press (180kg). The last event of the day and second medley; Bags (100kg), Atlas Stones (200kg) and two man Log Clean and Press (180kg).
Our congratulations to both Andy and Travis for representing the USA with heart and determination. Bringing home the Pacific Strong Trophy was a nice little addition too!