Ellis County resident 11th strongest man in the U.S.A. Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Midlothian on November 19, 2017 by Staff Report Photo courtesy Grant Lynch / Instagram. Grant LynchLas Vegas, NV — Midlothian, Texas resident Grant Lynch placed eleventh in the Men's Heavyweight division of the 2017 Amateur Strongman National Championship.Lynch competed as a power lifter for many years and only recently began competing in Strongman. He qualified for the Strongman National Championships after claiming the title of Houston's Strongest Man in June.The National Championship contest invites Strongmen and Strongwomen who have won qualifying events from around the United States. Men and women compete across light, middle, and heavyweight divisions.This year's Men's Heavyweight competition consisted of five events split across two days. The events were 320 lbs Log Clean and Press, 790 lbs Frame Lift, 840 lbs Yoke Carry, 400 lbs Husefeldt Stone Carry, and 360 lbs Stone Lift. Competitors earned points for completed repetitions within a set time or distance weight was carried. You may also be interested in readingFeb. 2 declared Chris Kyle DayMidlothian businesswoman elected as secretary of international association boardECSO Explorers take second place overall honors at state competitionLt. Gov. Dan Patrick criticizes Dallas over LGBT decisionRep. Wray awards Schoolfield, Jr. the Texas Armed Services ScholarshipPaduch named Semifinalist in National Merit Scholarship ProgramMidlothian Mayor’s Back 2 School Bash set for August 8Sheriff pleads guilty and resignsMidlothian Easter Egg Hunt set for Mar. 28Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins March 7 ← Michael Scott chosen as new Waxahachie City ManagerRed Oak shooting suspect at large; May be in Mexico → You must log in to post a comment.