Update: Kristyn Whisman second in America’s Strongest Woman contest
|Kristyn Whisman at America's Strongest Woman competition in Texas. Photo: ASC|
Kristyn Whisman, Edmonds CC Dean of Corrections Education at Monroe Correctional Complex,
placed second in the most recent America’s Strongest Woman competition, held at Smitty’s
Bar and Grill Oct. 18-19 in Denison, Texas.
Whisman competed in the lightweight category. She has won the title three times previously, in 2007, 2008, and 2011.
Her finish this year came just six months after giving birth to a son.
“My second-place finish was good enough to help me qualify to compete at the Arnold Sports Festival Strongwoman Fitness Competition in March,” Whisman said. “There were six lightweights and four middleweights who qualified to compete at this event.”
In Texas, events included axle clean and press for reps (135 pounds), frame carry (450 pounds), axle deadlift for reps (275 pounds), keg carry/load and wheelbarrow push medley (pushing 100-150-pound kegs in a wheelbarrow), yuke carry (450 pounds), overhead press medley (100-pound keg, 125-pound axle, 135-pound log, 75-pound dumbbell), and atlas stone carry and load (150-200 pounds).