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Brute Showdown: Crossfitter vs Weightlifter vs Bodybuilder vs Powerlifter

A weightlifter, powerlifter, bodybuilder and CrossFit athlete walk into an arena together — who wins? 🤔

Brute Strength teamed up with Bodybuilding.com and Mark Bell Slingshot to explore that question, bringing you a competition like never seen before. For the next three weeks they will be releasing new episodes, where the athletes go head to head in a wide range of sports.

Meet the competitors:

  • Jacob Heppner – CrossFit Games Athlete, 2016 7th Fittest Man in the World
  • Steve Gentilli – Elite Powerlifter
  • Lawrence Ballenger – Fitness Model and Super Heavyweight Bodybuilder
  • Luis Javier Mosquera – Weightlifter, Bronze Medalist at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro

EPISODE 1 – MEET THE COMPETITORS

EPISODE 2 – EVENT 1 AND 2: HEAVY CLEAN AND GRACE

1. Max Clean — Athletes go for a one rep max clean from the floor (lift can be power or full, but c annot be from the hang position)

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2. CrossFit Event: Grace — 30 clean and jerks for time at 135 pounds