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By David Gibbons
Sep 27, 2013
I dont know, it was pretty close... I thought Alicia won
By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Carpinteria, CA
Sep 27, 2013
Bring it, Tom.

I have a great sledge competition idea:

1) two axes
2) two identically sized oak logs, roughly 12" in diameter
3) each competitor climbs Power 5 times in a row, without resting
4) each competitor immediately attempts to cut the log in half with the axe, as fast as he or she can
5) obviously, the tasks are timed from the second the competitor leaves the ground on Power, to the second the log splits in twain. Fastest time wins.

I will do this. Seriously. Any takers?
By Marathon
Sep 27, 2013
You might be faster on power but ill put money down you wont be chopping that log quicker than me.
Bring it on.
By Brian S
Sep 28, 2013
Redpoint failures were so last season
By Phil Requist
Sep 30, 2013
Andy, where's the sledging in your sledging competition?
By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Carpinteria, CA
Sep 30, 2013
Oops... Perhaps I should clarify. When I was a kid, we used a sledge (as in large sledgehammer) to chop wood. We set a wedge on the piece of wood, and lo, we sledged the wedge till the wood split. In the case of my comp, I probably should have said "wood-chopping" instead of "sledging" since this isn't a wood-splitting comp—and neither party competing is likely to use the sledge-wedge method.

I apologize for writing without thinking. I suck.
By Phil Requist
Sep 30, 2013
Yeah, I used to chop wood like that. You could also compete with the sledge that's there for who can remove the most rock from the boulder at the base of the new Hell.
By Marathon
Sep 30, 2013
How about instead of chopping the log we have to sledge the boulder under the new hell for 15 minutes. The one with the most debris sledged off has a certain amount of time deducted from there power time. The sledge debris will be collected on top of a tarp, and weighed in the amount of buckets sledged off.
By Phil Requist
Oct 1, 2013
I like Tom's idea, although 15 minutes sounds sorta long. It could be a race to fill 1 bucket or maybe 2.
By andy patterson
Administrator
From: Carpinteria, CA
Oct 1, 2013
I vote for weighing the buckets. More accurate.
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Tom challenged everyone to a Strong Person Contest. He won.

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