The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:

 Teemu Ilvesniemi


As Having closed a Mash Monster Elite Gripper (Level 2) 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.


Teemu mashes the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper - Level 2

Name: Teemu Ilvesniemi
Location: Finland
Age: 25
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 85kg
Date of Feat: 10-21-07
Witness: N/A
Videos (Windows Media): 

Link to Interview on Click Here
How Long Grip Training: 2 years seriously, about 10 years all together
Current Grip Training Program: 
Grip three times a week, that includes grippers twice a week, block weights once a week and wrist training once a week.
Other Training Info:
I am into functional strength training.

Teemu Ilvesniemi, the 21st Man in the World to close a Mash Monster Gripper - Level 2. 



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