The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:

 Ben Edwards

As Having closed a Mash Monster Elite Gripper (Level 1) with one hand under strict and uniformly ethical and authenticated conditions

The certification is granted by the GripBoard as an independent third party with no ethical or commercial conflict of interest. The Mash Monster Gripper was one of a limited number supplied by, rated and qualified by, and controlled by the Board. This momentous feat was demonstrated before a qualified witness and videotaped to assure it will be valid for historical posterity.

Ben crushes the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1

Name: Ben Edwards
Location: U.S.A
Age: 30
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 220
Date of Feat: 09-10-05
Witness: Travis Mickelberry
Videos (Windows Media): 

Link to Interview on Click Here
How Long Grip Training: 5 years
Current Grip Training Program:  Hose clamp singles and attempts with the Super Elite and #4, Table No Set singles with #3 and below, Mash Monster Set singles and attempts.with various grippers. Double overhand Apollon's Axle deadlifts and power cleans, 2.5" Crusher deadlifts, 1" vertical bar lifts, and various hex block weight lifts and attempts. No set schedule, just whatever I  feel like that day.  
Other Training Info:
Pushups, bench press, pullups.
Other Info: I like to play chess.
Acknowledgements: I'd like to thank Travis Mickelberry for his constant encouragement and inspiration, and all the guys from the GripBoard and Grippermania!


Ben Edwards, the 26rd Man in the World to close a Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1. 



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