Cowtown Strongest Man/Woman

The annual Cowtown’s Strongest Man/Woman also known as “The Ronnie” was held Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Ronnie Coleman Classic Expo in Fort Worth, Texas. Thirty-three Teens, Masters, Open Women and Open Men from several states traveled to Fort Worth and competed for their respective titles. The Women were divided into two classes and […]


California’s Strongest Man 2017  

On March 25th, ECWC and the Freak Factory hosted it’s 9th California’s Strongest Man contest in Huntington Beach. The show also marked the 15 year anniversary of the first California’s Strongest Man hosted by the Freak Factory at March Air Field. The sun was shining as usual in sunny Southern California and we had a […]


Krank’d 9

Krank’d 9 in one word: perseverance. This year the annual Krank’d competition returned to the Lehigh Valley. With moving gym locations I wasn’t sure we would be able to host the competition in Allentown, PA as we had in years past, but we persevered and got the job done. Just the same a Mary Jacobson […]


Texas Strongman Record Breakers!

The Texas Strongman Record Breakers competition, an indoor contest, was held March 25, 2017.  10 athletes competed at this competition. Among these athletes was Brittany Barnes.  She set 4 Texas Records, 2 of which exceeded any know American or World Records for LW women.  Another outstanding athlete was Donovan Rascon.  He set 3 Masters Texas […]


Maidens of the Might

Last fall, WV state champion Valerie “Rhino” Walker brought home the title of World Champion and cemented her legacy as one of the greatest strength athletes in WV history. Two years ago Katie O’Connor teamed up with Meredith Weaver to form WV’s first strongwoman club, Mountain State Women of Strength, which has been wildly successful […]


Beast of the Bay Strength Challenge

The 2017 Winter Beast of the Bay Strength Challenge, an indoor event, was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, on March 18, 2017.  This was the first ever Beast of the Bay Strength Challenge event and looking forward to hosting other events in the San Francisco bay area in the […]


Battle in the Blizzard recap

What is bravery? Webster’s has its own definition, however my favorite summation of this word is “being afraid to do something, but doing it anyway”. Bravery can certainly exist in different degrees as well. For example, while it may require some bravery to squish that creepy spider on the wall with a shoe, the amount […]