Strong Husker competition features strongman-style events October 31

Students can prove their inner Husker at the fifth Strong Husker competition. The event will be held Sunday, October 31 from noon to 3 p.m. in Cook Pavilion, located inside the Campus Rec Center on city campus. Weigh-ins will begin at noon with the competition officially kicking off at 1 p.m. Strong Husker is a Strongman and Strongwoman-style competition focusing on a student’s power, strength, endurance and dexterity and is open to both men and women.

The five events in the competition are:

- Prowler Pull
- Log Clean & Press
- Deadlift
- Atlas Stones
- Medley: Tire Flips, Yoke Walk + Barbell Lunge Walk

The competition is presented by UNL Campus Recreation. Prizes will be awarded for top competitors in each weight classification.

Men’s weight classifications are lightweight, medium-weight, heavyweight and ultimate.
Women’s weight classifications are lightweight and ultimate.

The Strong Husker Competition is open to all UNL Students, Campus Recreation Members and General Public and is free to watch. The entry fee for participants is $10 and includes a competition shirt. General Public must also pay a $10 facility fee.

This competition is in conjuction with the “Greek Cup” and points will be awarded based on participation. Those interested in participating can sign up online at or at the Campus Rec Member Services Desk. Competition is limited to 40 participants with limited sign-up available the day of the event.

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