The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:
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.
Napalm Jedd destroys the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1
Name: Jedd Johnson
Height: 6' 3"
Date of Feat: 04-15-04
Witness: Partner in Diesel Crew, Smitty - James Smith. (He was the official witness. GB member, Eli Thomas was also in attendance.)
Videos (Windows Media):
Link to Official Certification Form: Click
Link to Interview on BB.com: Click Here
How Long Grip Training: Began specific grip training in November of 2002, I believe.
Current Grip Training Program: All-around strength for contests.
Other Training Info: Competed at inaugural Battle for Grip Supremacy and inaugural Strong-arm Tactics. Competed in Massachusetts State Strongman Championships at Total Performance Sports in Revere, Massachusetts. Played Division II baseball at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Played baseball and basketball at Towanda High School in Towanda, PA.
Acknowledgements: Thanks to: Smitty for being the greatest friend and Lifting Partner. Rick Walker for turning me on to grip strength and becoming like a brother. To Wade Gillingham for showing us all what big grip really is. To the Vigeants, Heath Sexton, Pat Povilaitis, Steve McGranahan, Dave Morton, David Horne, Eric Milfeld, Jeff Peterson, and Mark Henry for inspiration. And to Pete Agaard and Eli Thomas, Team Diesel Core Constituents
Jedd Johnson, the 11th Man in the
World to close a Mash Monster Gripper Level 1
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