2021 Strongman Corporation Nationals Official Results

Shaun Hairston and Jack Plankers win the Women's and Men's Superheavyweight divisions, respectively.

On Oct. 15-16, 2021, the 2021 Strongman Corporation Open Nationals Competition took place at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, VA. Thirteen divisions in the men’s and women’s competitions in the lightweight, middleweight, and heavyweight categories battled for spots at the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships. All divisions performed the same six events:

2021 Strongman Corps. National Championships Events

The performances of fifteen athletes earned them their pro cards in their respective divisions. Check out the full results below.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Lightweight Women

The points for each division were adjusted for the number of athletes competing. The Women’s U120 category had four competitors. The Women’s U140 had 31 competitors.

Up to 120 Pounds

The following top four earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Cynthia Martinez — 22 points
  2. Kiara Medina — 14.5 points
  3. Aimee Clickner — Eight points
  4. Nicole Recchia — 5.5 points

Up to 140 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Kira Wrixon — 175.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  2. Emma Pruitt — 163 points — Earned Pro Card
  3. Jessica Helms — 161 points — Earned Pro Card
  4. Jamie Navarro — 155 points
  5. Nadia Morrison — 150.5 points

Middleweight Women

The Women’s U160 category had 11 competitors. The Women’s U180 category had 16 competitors.

Up to 160 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Nancy Johnson — 64 points — Earned Pro Card
  2. Mary Colasanto — 60 points — Earned Pro Card
  3. Christy Senay — 46 points
  4. Evelyn Valdez — 44 points
  5. Jenny Draper — 37 points

Up to 180 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Jessica Mitchell — 88 points — Earned Pro Card
  2. Cassandra Moore — 76.5 points
  3. Katie Gutwald — 74 points
  4. Kendra Danzer — 73 points (T-fourth)
  5. Jamie Schamma — 73 points (T-fourth)

Heavyweight Women

The Women’s U200 category had two competitors. The Women’s Superheavyweight category had 19 competitors.

Up to 200 Pounds

The following top two athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Ashley Sorensen — Eight points
  2. Katherine “Kitty” Cross — Seven points

Over 200 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Shaun Hairston — 109 points — Earned Pro Card
  2. Pauline De Pinto — 98.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  3. Colleen Meredith — 95.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  4. Leilani Brown — 95 points
  5. Jennifer Lyle — 94 points

Lightweight Men

The Men’s U150 category had two competitors. The Men’s U175 category had 27 competitors.

Up to 150 Pounds

The following top two athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Peter Herguth — Eight points
  2. Lauren Cohen — Three points

Up to 175 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Andrew Hanus — 158 points
  2. William “Cody” Abell — 147 points
  3. Quinn Romanasko — 128 points
  4. Nicholas Boyce — 126 points
  5. Sebastian Kluger — 125 points

Middleweight Men

The Men’s U200 category had 16 competitors. The Men’s U231 category had 48 competitors.

Up to 200 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Charles Pierce — 92.5 points
  2. Daniel Zimmer — 79 points
  3. John Robinson — 69 points
  4. Andrew Pepiot — 69 points
  5. Marshall Buckler — 61 points

Up to 231 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Daniel Hughes — 274.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  2. Tyler Young — 265.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  3. Mark Jones — 264.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  4. Matthew McQuiston — 256.5 points
  5. Ryan Saxton — 256 points

Heavyweight Men

The Men’s U265 category had 12 competitors. The Men’s U300 category had 20 competitors. The Men’s Superheavyweight category had 49 competitors.

Up to 265 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. James Ortmann — 56.5 points
  2. Sean Deem — 54.5 points
  3. David Elmore — 53 points
  4. Garrett Payne — 50.5 points
  5. Steven Spencer — 37 points

Up to 300 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Clayton Desilva — 107 points
  2. David Tinsman — 94 points
  3. Brian Kichton — 93.5 points
  4. Thomas Sroka — 90 points
  5. Alex Stults — 88 points

Over 300 Pounds

The following top five athletes earned qualifications for the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships.

  1. Jack Plankers — 278.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  2. Thomas Evans — 269.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  3. Nick Davis — 242.5 points — Earned Pro Card
  4. Lucas Hatton — 237 points
  5. Matthew Webb — 235 points

Editor’s Note: This article originally featured an image from America’s Strongest Woman. The image has been updated to include a featured image from the correct contest. 

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