Giants Live Melbourne 2013

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The first World’s Strongest Man qualifier of the season, the Giants Live competition in Melbourne will see strongman battle it for the title and a spot at WSM 2013. Poundstone was the favourite coming into the competition but having picked up an arm injury at the Arnold Strongman Classic it is an open field.

Update 10/03/2013: Derek Poundstone wins the Giants Live strongman competition in Melbourne, Australia.

Giants Live Melbourne 2013 final results (top three qualify for WSM 2013):

  1. Derek Poundstone – 67 points
  2. Nick Best – 61 points
  3. Frankie Schuen – 54.5 points
  4. Warrick Brant – 52 points
  5. Gerhardt Van Straden – 46 points
  6. Jack McIntosh – 45.5 points
  7. Eben Leroux – 35 points
  8. Tristen Obrien – 34.5 points
  9. Marc Wells – 27.5 points
  10. Jordan Steffens – 24 points
  11. Robert Kilpatrick – 7 points
  12. Lars Rorbokken – 7 points

Event breakdown:

Farmer’s Walk – 165kg/ea hand for 30m

  1. Derek Poundstone – 16.09 secs
  2. Jack McIntosh – 17.53 secs
  3. Nick Best – 19.91 secs
  4. Gerhard Van Staden – 21.22 secs
  5. Eben Le Roux – 22.94 secs
  6. Tristen Obrien – 42.05 secs
  7. Frankie Schuen – 42.28 secs
  8. Warrick Brant – 49.06 secs
  9. Jordan Steffens – 18.5 meters
  10. Lars Rorbakken – 18.05 meters
  11. Msrc Wells – 11.05 meters
  12. Robert Craig Kilpatrick – 9.6 meters

Overhead Medley (Keg, Dumbbell, Log and Axle)

  1. Derek Poundstone – 27.45 secs
  2. Frankie Schuen – 30.96 secs
  3. Gerhard Van Staden – 39.64 secs
  4. Tristen Obrien – 42.14 secs
  5. Warrick Brant – 45.49 secs
  6. Nick Best – 50.68 secs
  7. Marc Wells – 3 implements in 44.49 secs
  8. Jack McIntosh – 1 implement in 3.99 secs
  9. Jordan Biggie Steffens – 1 implement in 4.67 secs
  10. Eben Le Roux Roux – 1 implement in 4.77 secs
  11. Lars Rorbakken – 1 implement in 6.69 secs
  12. Robert Craig Kilpatrick – 1 implement in 11.74 secs

450kg Yoke for 15m, 127kg Keg Carry for 15m

  1. Derek Poundstone – 18.31 secs
  2. Warrick Brant – 18.32 secs
  3. Nick Best – 19.75 secs
  4. Jordan Biggie Steffens – 29.62 secs
  5. Gerhard Van Staden – 30.5 secs
  6. Frankie Schuen – 31.72 secs
  7. Marc Wells – 33.62 secs
  8. Eben Le Roux – 34.97 secs
  9. Jack McIntosh – 52.56 secs
  10. Robert Craig Kilpatrick – 27.25 meters
  11. Lars Rorbakken – 24.2 meters
  12. Tristen Obrien – 14.9 meters

350kg Axle Deadlift

  1. Nick Best – 13 reps
  2. Derek Poundstone – 12 reps
  3. Frankie Schuen – 8 reps
  4. Jack McIntosh – 8 reps
  5. Warrick Brant – 7 reps
  6. Eben Le Roux – 6 reps
  7. Gerhard Van Staden – 5 reps
  8. Marc Wells – 4 reps
  9. Tristen Obrien – 4 reps
  10. Lars Rorbakken – 0 reps
  11. Rob Craig Kilpatrick – 0 reps
  12. Jordan Steffens – 0 reps

147kg Stone Shouldering

  1. Nick Best – 7 reps
  2. Frankie Schuen – 7 reps
  3. Warrick Brant – 7 reps
  4. Derek Poundstone – 6 reps
  5. Jack McIntosh – 6 reps
  6. Tristen Obrien – 6 reps
  7. Gerhard Van Staden – 4 reps
  8. Eben Le Roux – 4 reps
  9. Marc Wells – 4 reps
  10. Jordan Steffens – 2 reps
  11. Robert Craig Kilpatrick – 1 reps
  12. Lars Rorbokken – withdrew

Loading Medley

  1. Derek Poundstone – 3 in 23.67 secs
  2. Nick Best – 3 in 24.08 secs
  3. Frankie Schuen – 3 in 26.71 secs
  4. Warrick Brant – 3 in 27.27 secs
  5. Jack McIntosh – 3 in 27.49 secs
  6. Gerhard Van Staden – 3 in 28.77 secs
  7. Eben Le Roux – 3 in 31.27 secs
  8. Tristen Obrien – 3 in 37.90 secs
  9. Jordan Steffens – 3 in 44.05 secs
  10. Marc Wells – 3 in 45.96 secs
  11. Robert Craig Kilpatrick – withdrew
  12. Lars Rorbokken – withdrew