The GripBoard Proudly Certifies:

 Kurtis Bowler

As Having closed a Mash Monster Elite Gripper (Level 1) with one hand under strict and uniformly ethical and authenticated conditions

The certification is granted by the GripBoard as an independent third party with no ethical or commercial conflict of interest. The Mash Monster Gripper was one of a limited number supplied by, rated and qualified by, and controlled by the Board. This momentous feat was demonstrated before a qualified witness and videotaped to assure it will be valid for historical posterity.

Kurtis Bowler Mashes the GripBoard Mash Monster Gripper

Name: Kurtis Bowler
Age: 31
Height: 6'
Weight: 235
Date of Feat: 12-07-03
Witness: Austin Slater
Videos (Windows Media): 

Link to Official Certification Form: Click Here
Link to Interview on  Click Here
How Long Grip Training: 3 years
Current Grip Training Program: Once every 10 days, 3-6 tries at whatever gripper I am trying to close. Then I take the strongest gripper I can close and do singles with it until I can't do a full rep.
Acknowledgements: My wife and son for putting up with me, Bill for putting this all together, Austin for witnessing me, and Melinda for working the camera.


Kurtis Bowler, the 2nd Man in the World to close a Mash Monster Gripper. 


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