Post gets Army Strong: Soldiers compete in Strongman competition
May 26, 2011
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the second year in a row, Brian Jones with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, took home the title in the overall male category of the 2011 Strongman in the post competition.
Nicole Hayman, with Company C, Training Support Battalion was crowned the overall woman.
The annual competition, which was held at the Hilton Field Softball complex, pitted 38 competitors in three events; a tire flip, stone carry and the humvee pull, in which contestants actually pull a vehicle.
“That’s the biggest turnout we have ever had,” said Cindi Keene, Sports Office.
Winners were also awarded in male and female categories for light, middle and heavyweight.
Category winners are as follows:
Women’s lightweight: Rhonda Covey
Men’s lightweight: Nicholas Laplante
Women’s middleweight: Nicole Hayman
Men’s middleweight: Brian Jones
Women’s heavyweight: Shawna Williams
Men’s heavyweight: Anthony Hill
Men’s super heavyweight: Bechel Crew