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Zydrunas Savickas came in second and Travis Ortmayer came in third place. Amazon Gift Card Giveaway. Poundstone was in 2nd position throughout the entire competition until the last event.

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Poundstone won by I approached Derek Poundstone for comment through social media, but he did not respond and poundstoje pages are not especially active. Bench press c Chest fly i Dips Machine fly i Push-up c. I suspect, while he is probably not in world championship shape, Derek Poundstone is at least capable of placing at the Ultimate Strongman Team World Championships. The goal was to provide an affordable place poubdstone people to use equipment which was usually reserved for the best athletes in the world.

Head shots, shirtless shots, fashion photos, action shots, and lots of Webshots style party photos. Poundstone began by competing in powerlifting and progressed to become the Connecticut State Champion. With Zydrunas Savickas opting to take a year off, poundatone crown was vacant.

Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return

He returned to compete in strongman, and placed fifth in the St. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. During the awards ceremony, Poundstone proposed to his girlfriend on stage and she happily accepted. Derek Poundstone born September 28, is an American former professional strongman athlete from WoodbridgeConnecticut. Do Digestive Enzymes Matter? With no statement from the man himself, fans cannot be certain if Poundstone intends on a full-scale return to the most elite realms of the sport, or if he is just doing his patriotic duty for a fellow countryman.

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American powerlifters American strength athletes births Living people American municipal police officers Sportspeople from Waterbury, Connecticut. Poundstone’s next contest was a team contest, the World’s Strongest Nation held in Ukraine. Poundstone placed 4th overall in his first appearance at the World Championship, 2 points behind Mikhail Koklyaev and 1 point behind the World Champ Zydrunas Savickas.

I hoped to hear from the man himself about how far he poundstoone taking this journey outside of retirement. After all, I’m 6’2″ and so only 6’3″ or above is tall to me. Renowned American strongman Derek Poundstone is back! A life-long performer and dedicated learner, Dane derem clear and concise language to the many fields of his interest, from music and sports journalism to songwriting, creative, and copywriting.

First was the USA vs. Patrick’s Strongman National Qualifier. Archived copy as title Articles with hCards.

He is joining as a late replacement for fellow American strongman Jerry Pritchett, who found himself unable to heal quickly enough from a torn bicep to fulfill his commitment to the June 4 th event in England. This site is the web’s best repository of the biggest tall men!

If the American strength legend is indeed in fighting shape, I wish him luck avoiding re-injury and trust he will disregard the naysayers.

Two months after his strongman retirement, he was still competing as a powerlifter. It cannot be said, then, that his return to strongman is completely unexpected. Poundstone defended his title at the Mohegan Sun Strongman Championships hosted by Giants Livewinning 3 out derfk 6 events including the shield carry. Archived from the original on Deadlift c Leg extension i Leg press c Lunge c Squat c. He started competing in strongman after finding an advertisement for a contest on the poubdstone of a powerlifting flyer.


It seems people that frequent most gyms care more about selfies and checking themselves out in the mirror. Front raise i Head stand into handstand push-up c Lateral raise i Military press c Rear delt raise i Shoulder press c Upright row c. pouhdstone

Derek Poundstone

Leading up to the last event, the timber carry, Poundstone had a 3-point lead over 6-time champion Zydrunas Savickas. Poundstone competed in the Pounrstone Strongest Man competition where he and Mariusz PudzianowskiPoland’s then four-time champion would go head-to-head in the final event, the atlas stones, with Poundstone leading in points.

Poundstone became the Strongman Super Series champion after accumulating the most points throughout poumdstone Grand Prix. Strongman fans may pounstone that Poundstone himself chose poundtsone intwo years after he sustained his own slow-to-heal bicep tear, at the Arnold Classic Australia. On June 29, during the 2 day Fortissimus contest, Poundstone became the first American to defeat Zydrunas Savickas. The serious gyms have lb. This article is an op-ed. Derek Poundstone is also a police Sergeant for the NaugatuckConnecticut Police Department and is the former owner and landlord of an apartment complex and gym.

Poundstone successfully defended his title at the Arnold Strongman Classic. Dane has published over articles and hosted or produced more than live events.

Poundstone won the event and set two world records. Derek does a “light” workout at his new gym Poundstone Performance Training Center.

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Poundstone won five of six events, taking second on one event, and took the overall title.