3rd Annual Viking Challenge – Jason Dorn Memorial 21st May 2016

The Third Annual Viking Challenge 2016 - The Jason Dorn Memorial Promoted by Steve 
Gardner at Burton Powerhouse, Burton on Trent Saturday 21st May 
This year's event was designed so people could choose to enter just the 3 Old Time Strongman 
lifts, or to also perform the other 3 regular Strongman events as well, completing all 6 for the Viking Strongman Challenge! 
The Old Time Strongman Results - Competitors completing the 3 old time events: The Cyr 
Dumbell Press, The Hackenschmidt Press and The Dinnies Lift: 
Joshua Hulse - Junior Under 80k OTS Champion 
Paula Thompson - Ladies Under 60k OTS Champion 
Diane Baldrey - Ladies 50+ Under 80k OTS Champion 
Karen Gardner - Ladies 55+ Under 80k OTS Champion 
Gary Ell - Mens Under 100k 45+ OTS Champion 
Don Gardner - Mens Under 100k 50+ OTS Champion 
Josh Davidson - Mens 100k Plus OTS Champion 
Gary Redfern Smith - Mens 40+ 100k Plus OTS Champion 
Graham Saxton - Mens 50+ 100k Plus OTS Champion 
The Viking Strongman Results - Competing on all 6 trials of Strength: The Three Old Time 
Lifts, plus: The Keg Loading. The Axle Press Reps and the Farmers Walk: Ladies Under 60k 
Champion: Nadia Silva Ladies 
Under 80k Champion: Chloe Brennan 
Ladies Under 80k Runner Up: Selina Dorn 
Ladies Under 80k Third Place : Nicola Thornhill 
Ladies 80+ Champion: Tasha MaCauley 
Mens Under 80k Champion: Rory Hoad 
Mens Under 80k Runner Up: Luke Davis 
Mens Under 80k Third Place: Chris Findon 
Mens Under 80k Fourth Place: Ian Thomas 
Mens Under 100k Champion: Pete Tryner 
Mens Under 100k Runner Up: James Gardner 
Mens Under 100k Third = Rich Metcalf 
Mens Under 100k Third = Mark Price 
Mens Under 100k Fifth Place: Hilario De Rocha 
Mens Under 100k Sixth Place: Sam Hartshorne (Junior) 
Mens 100k Plus Champion: Webster Reid 
Mens 100k Plus Runner Up: Matt Jones 
Referee: Steve Gardner Assistants: Graham Saxton Paul Barette Loaders: Graham Saxton 
Don Gardner
It was a super day of Strongman at the Powerhouse for the third Annual Viking Strongman, which 
was dedicated to the memory of Jason Dorn. Despite losing a few competitors through injury and 
other urgent commitments we still had 25 people taking part.....9 did the Old Time Strongmen set 
of three lifts and the other 16 competed in the full Strongman set of six events.....and a gruelling 
set it was too. I was very proud of all the contestants but in particular of Selina Dorn, Selina was 
not only there with her Paragon team representing Jason's club, but with her two wonderful boys 
Seth and Stan who were just a delight to be around...and I just know Jason would have been 
looking down and bursting with pride. A big well done to everyone who took part in the events and 
especially to the Champions In the Overall Strongman event: the ladies Under 60 Winner was 
Nadia Silva the ladies Under 80 Champion was Chloe Brennan with Selina Dorn as Runner Up 
and Tasha Macauley was the ladies Over 80k Champion. In the Mens Under 80k the Winner by 
one point was Rory Hoad with Luke Davis as Runner Up..... Mens Under 100 kilos Champion 
was Pete Tryner with James Gardner as Runner Up and Mens 100k plus Winner was Webster 
Reid with Matt Jones as Runner Up. I would like to thank Graham Saxton Don Gardner and Paul 
Barette for their tremendous help loading and judging all day....... The 2016 Viking Strongman was 
a great hit once again, thanks to the wonderful competitors and great crowd of supporters!

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