1999 Calgary Strongman Challenge

Results from The 
Calgary Strongman Challenge
            Photos and write up by Dennis Ruygrok

Top three winners in each class: 


Randy Davis - 1st place
Ed Van Hamersveld -2nd place
Geoffrey Dolan - 3rd place!


Mike Miller - 1st place
Dennis Ruygrok - 2nd place
Kevin Tremblay - 3rd place
Yuri Dubowick - 4th place
 Results via Dennis Ruygrok

The Photos Below are Thumbnails, Click on the image to see the larger view

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- Mike Miller is the middleweight winner, he's
flipping a 650lb tire.
 The guy behind him is the heavyweight winner Randy Davis - 5th place in
Canada's strongest man. He's flipping a 950lb tire

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That's me (Dennis Ruygrok) , pulling my @ss off. Second place in the truck pull.

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Here's 8th place finisher in Canada's strongest man Geoffrey Dolan.
 He's just starting the last event - medley. He's carrying a 330lb steel
block like the one's in wsm power stairs.


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Middleweight Yuri Dubowick (former Olympic lifter), beside him is
heavyweight Eddy Van Hamersveld from Holland, Runner-up in the Calgary
Strongman Challenge and runner-up in the '96 Holland's Strongest Man.

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The Heavy winners, 1st Place Randy Davis (left) and runner-up Eddy Van

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Middleweight winners: Mike Miller 1st place (at a bw of 208 this guy has
squatted 743, and dl's 705). No wonder he won! Runner-up - Me (Dennis
I was VERY pleased. I lost 12 pounds throughout the last 10 days prior to
the comp, due to all the stress of the objects getting made, shirts,
sponsors...list goes on and on. I'm usually not THAT skinny. I've gained 6
pounds since the comp. Thank God! 
Your friend, Dennis R

The photos in this article are Copyright 1999 Dennis Ruygrok, All rights reserved
10/29/99, 9:25pm,EST