The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:

 Brian Mottola

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.

Brian mashes the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1

Name: Brian Mottola
Location: U.S.A
Age: 30
Height: 6' 
Weight: 245
Date of Feat: 10-10-05
Witness: Pat Povilaitis
Videos (Windows Media): 

Link to Interview on Click Here
How Long Grip Training: 2 years
Current Grip Training Program: 
Grippers, Bending, Thick bar, "The Formulator"
Other Training Info:
Currently training for strength and size, lots of core (SQ, DL) and heavy emphasis on Granite stone ball lifting.
Other Info:  Chef/Owner of Pop’s Barbeque, Madison , NJ   “The Best Rack in Town”

Acknowledgements:  Pat “Human Vise” Povilaitis, who got me started in  “real hardcore strength” and grip training.  Also Bob Bollenbach and Dennis Rogers.


Brian Mottola, the 27th Man in the World to close a Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1. 



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