The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:

 Theo Burggraaff

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.

Theo mashes the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1

Name: Theo Burggraaff
Location: The Netherlands
Age: 22
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 108kg
Date of Feat: 12-01-05
Witness: Sybo Offenga
Videos (Windows Media): 

Link to Interview on Click Here
How Long Grip Training: 1 year
Current Grip Training Program: 
Putting a harder gripper in a hose clamp and work at closing it. Then doing some singles with next harder gripper I can close. Finish of with a few negatives.
Other Info: Play classical piano.
Other Training Info:
Strongman training, powerbuilding.
Acknowledgements:  Thanks to Yvonne (Cookie) for putting up with my rather 'strange' hobby, Snelle Jelle, Sybo for witnessing me, the Germans and everyone on the Gripboard.

Theo Burggraaff, the 29th Man in the World to close a Mash Monster Gripper - Level 1. 



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