The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:

 John Hicks

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.

John mashes the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper

Name: John Hicks
Age: 40
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 225
Date of Feat: 07-17-04
Witness: Steve Reagan
Videos (Windows Media): 

Link to Official Certification Form: Click Here (MS Word)
Link to Interview on Click Here
How Long Grip Training: 5 years
Current Grip Training Program:  Negatives on grip machine
Other Training Info:
Basic weightlifting, some strongman/strength training.
Other Info: Current PowerBall Freak!
Steve Reagan, for being very helpful for this whole thing.


John Hicks, the 13th Man in the World to close a Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1. 



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