AIRWAAV Athlete Mitchell Hooper is the World's Strongest Man

AIRWAAV Athlete Mitchell Hooper has won the 2023 World's Strongest Man competition. Hooper used the AIRWAAV mouthpiece across the entire competition to perform at his peak across all four days of the event. 

Mitchell Hooper on why he uses the AIRWAAV Performance Mouthpiece



The event was held from April 19-23 in Myrtle Beach, SC and the results from the final events are as follows:

Atlas Stones Results

The final event is the Atlas Stones. Here are the results:

  1. Tom Stoltman — 5 reps, 0:33.26
  2. Mitchell Hooper — 5 reps, 0:36.96
  3. Trey Mitchell — 5 reps, 0:45.72
  4. Oleksii Novikov — 4 reps, 0:27.43
  5. Evan Singleton — 4 reps, 0:28.16
  6. Brian Shaw — 4 reps, 0:35.88
  7. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 4 reps, 0:45.86
  8. Luke Stoltman  — 4 reps, 0:48.49
  9. Mathew Ragg — 4 reps, 0:49.50
  10. Jaco SchoonwinkelWithdrawn

Bus Pull Results

Athletes strap into a harness, attached to a large bus, grab a rope, and pull the bus as fast as they can. The bus weighed 51,000 pounds, and athletes had to rush it down a 25-meter course with a 75-second time cap.

  1. Mitchell Hooper — 0:30.24
  2. Tom Stoltman — 0:32.27
  3. Evan Singleton — 0:32.27
  4. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 032.46
  5. Trey Mitchell — 0:32.49
  6. Brian Shaw — 0:32.65
  7. Luke Stoltman  — 0:32.83
  8. Oleksii Novikov — 0:33.35
  9. Mathew Ragg — 0:36.29
  10. Jaco SchoonwinkelWithdrawn

Max Dumbbell Results

This event consists of a single-arm overhead dumbbell press with a large, oversized dumbell. The athletes press in rounds, with the dumbbell getting progressively heavier. 

The weight progressions are as follows: 115 kilograms (253 pounds), 125 kilograms (275 pounds), 132.5 kilograms (291 pounds), 140 kilograms (308 pounds), 145 kilograms (319 pounds), 151 kilograms (333 pounds — a World Record weight), and 155 kilograms (342 pounds).

The full results are below:

  1. Mitchell Hooper — 4 reps
  2. Oleksii Novikov — 3 reps
  3. Tom Stoltman — 3 reps
  4. Trey Mitchell — 2 reps
  5. Evan Singleton — 4 reps
  6. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 3 reps
  7. Brian Shaw —2 reps
  8. Luke Stoltman — 3 reps
  9. Mathew Ragg — 2 reps
  10. Jaco SchoonwinkelWithdrawn 

Reign Shield Carry Results

Athletes must pick the shield up from the ground, hoist it to their chests and then walk with it for maximum distance. The shield weighs 196 kilograms (432 pounds). 

Heat 1

  1. Brian Shaw — 39.1 meters
  2. Mathew Ragg — 37.65 meters

Heat 2

  1. Evan Singleton — 48.3 meters
  2. Luke Stoltman — 44.62 meters

Heat 3

  1. Mitchell Hooper — 64.8 meters
  2. Tom Stoltman — 63.15 meters

Heat 4

  1. Trey Mitchell — 50.83 meters
  2. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 46.59 meters 

Heat 5

  1. Oleksii Novikov — 55.87 meters
  2. Jaco Schoonwinkel — 15.92 meters

KNAACK Deadlift Results

Athletes have 60 seconds to deadlift 355 kilograms (782 pounds) for as many reps as possible. 

  1. Mitchell Hooper — 8 reps
  2. Oleksii Novikov — 7 reps (t-2nd)
  3. Trey Mitchell — 7 reps (t-2nd)
  4. Brian Shaw — 7 reps (t-2nd)
  5. Mathew Ragg — 7 reps (t-2nd)
  6. Tom Stoltman — 6 reps
  7. Evan Singleton — 5 reps (t-4th)
  8. Jaco Schoonwinkel — 5 reps (t-4th)
  9. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 4 reps
  10. Luke Stoltman — 3 reps

Fingal’s Fingers

Athletes had 60 seconds to flip a series of five “fingers” — completing as many as possible as quickly as possible. The weights, in order, were: 145 kilograms (320 pounds); 154 kilograms (340 pounds); 159 kilograms (350 pounds); 163 kilograms (360 pounds); 172 kilograms (380 pounds)

  1. Tom Stoltman — 5 reps, 0:39.36
  2. Oleksii Novikov — 5 reps, 0:42.26
  3. Pavlo Kordiyaka — 5 reps, 0:48.69
  4. Evan Singleton — 5 reps, 0:45.89
  5. Trey Mitchell — 5 reps, 0:48.46
  6. Mitchell Hooper — 5 reps, 0:49.89
  7. Brian Shaw — 4 reps, 0:26.61
  8. Luke Stoltman — 4 reps, 0:32.54
  9. Jaco Schoonwinkel — 4 reps, 0:40.76
  10. Mathew Ragg — 4 reps, 0:35.03

 


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