Mitchell Hooper Log Presses 195 Kilograms (430 Kilos) for Two Reps All the way through Arnold Strongman Vintage Prep

The Canadian sensation is atmosphere PRs as his subsequent contest approaches.

On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2023, Canadian strongman Mitchell Hooper posted a video of himself log urgent 195 kilograms (430 kilos) for 2 reps on his Instagram web page. The carry is 10 kilograms greater than his pageant report of 185 kilograms (408 kilos), in keeping with Giants Reside. This feat got here seven months after Hooper controlled to carry out two reps with 184 kilograms (406 kilos) in coaching.

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After bringing the log to his knees and cleansing it as much as the shoulders, Hooper started the clicking, however he in brief stalled halfway throughout the rep. After powering it as much as a lockout place, he diminished the log to mats and took a number of breaths sooner than starting the following repetition. The second one rep took even longer to fasten out, however he controlled to take action effectively.

“Issues are heating up. All is true not off course.”

Hooper is getting ready to compete within the 2023 Arnold Strongman Vintage, set to happen Mar. 2-5, 2023 in Columbus, OH. One tournament showed for the contest is the Austrian Oak — a log press tournament named after the competition’s namesake, Arnold Schwarzenegger. It’s unclear as of this writing whether or not the development will probably be for maximum reps, max weight, or every other structure. 

Within the 2022 Arnold Strongman Vintage, Luke Stoltman received the Austrian Oak Log Elevate tournament by way of urgent 213.1 kilograms (470 kilos) over his head. Stoltman will probably be competing on this yr’s contest, as will Log Press American report holder (217.5 kilograms/479.5 kilos) Bobby Thompson.

When the similar tournament gave the impression right through the 2019 Arnold Strongman Vintage, competition have been requested to accomplish most repetitions inside of a 90-second cut-off date. Within the caption of the Instagram submit, Hooper reported that it took him 50 seconds to finish each reps. This will point out that both Hooper expects a go back to the “reps for time” structure or that he’s occupied with construction each energy and staying power as an elite strongman.

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Hooper is going into this Arnold Strongman Vintage with momentum on his facet. In January 2023, he received Australia’s Most powerful Global contest. Two months previous to that, he positioned first within the 2022 Giants Reside Global Excursion Finals in Glasgow, Scotland. Hooper was once additionally the 2022 Arnold Strongman UK winner.

Hooper is thought of as by way of many strongman lovers and mavens to be some of the quickest emerging stars within the recreation. That was once emphasised after he positioned first in Crew 2 of the 2022 Global’s Most powerful Guy, and in the long run positioned 8th within the finals. This will probably be his first Arnold Strongman Vintage contest, and he’s already showed to be some of the entrants for the 2023 Global’s Most powerful Guy, set to happen Apr. 19-23 in Myrtle Seashore, SC.

Price ticket and pay-per-view data for the 2023 Arnold Strongman Vintage will also be discovered at

Featured Video: @mitchellhooper on Instagram

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