We thank the new ownership at Country Crush for their partnership with Armlifting USA.
Check out this logo designed by one of our lifters, Jay Ripley!
EVENTS - All for max weight
Event 1: One Hand 2" Raptor DL
Event 2: Two Hand DOH Blue Fat Gripz DL
Event 3: Grip Genie Hilt DL
Event 1: One Hand Blue Fat Gripz DL
Event 2: 3" x 4" Saxon Bar DL
Event 3: Grip Genie Hub (Freestyle) DL
The 2022 World Championships at The Mr. Olympia in Las Vegas
Friday, December 16
Event 1: Apollon's Axle Deadlift
Event 2: 3" x 4" Country Crush Pinch Blocks
Saturday December 17
Event 3: 3" x 4" Saxon Bar
Event 4: 2" Country Crush
NOTE: Events in the World Championships are subject to change based on mitigating factors.
COSTS: $50 per venue as a one time sanction fee and $20 per athlete for each stage. Meet promoters can charge whatever they want to recoup the costs of promoting the contest.
Membership: Athletes must be members of Armlifting USA and can sign up on ArmliftingUSA.com for $20.00 for one year.
Stage 1: June 1-June 30
Stage 2: August 1- August 31
Promoters can hold a contest on any of those days in the window listed above. All results will be emailed to email@example.com immediately after the contest is over. They will be compiled and posted on the website when the competition window is over.
PODCAST: Click here to watch Riccardo Magni give more information and some background on the 2022 Arnold Classic with the guys from Couch Potato Strong.
VENUES: Multiple in US + International venues
See list of current venues here
EQUIPMENT DISCOUNT CODES:
Country Crush: SUPERSERIES22 PURCHASE HERE
Grip Genie: None needed PURCHASE HERE
FORMAT: Unlimited attempts (60 sec. time limit on each attempt) in a last man standing contest. If the athlete misses an attempt, he or she is done for that event.
SCORING: Places and scores will be percentage based. Stage 1 and Stage 2 will be cumulative. There would be three events each stage, plus additional events if the promoter wanted to run them. The top score could be 600 points if an athlete won every event of both stages.
WEIGH-INS: The weigh-ins have to be on the morning of the contest. Contest promoters are responsible for providing an accurate scale to conduct weigh-ins.
PRIZE MONEY: A minimum of $5000 will be divided among the men’s and women’s classes based on participation.