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run by DB Morgan

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Women: Novice, Intermediates




A female only event, promoting 'Girl Power', empowerment and inclusivity. 

25% OFF Earlybird Discount  - 'earlybird23' at checkout


Hosted by Underdog Crew studios, an innovative not-for-profit filmmaking studio for marginalised young adults in central Colchester. Our first annual fundraiser event from our new permanent studio base.

Originally planned to be held in our new film studio, the event has already gained enough interest to seek a larger Colchester venue. the will be confirmed ASAP. 

All competitors receive professionally created video and photosets of their Herculean efforts within an indoor set, professionally dressed as a world standard strongman arena. Our aim is to continue to elevate awareness towards this high octane pursuit and present the 'strength community' in the highest professional light. The determination to succeed and relentless dedication towards excellence mirrors the Underdog Crew spirit that we instil in our project youths. Your competitive tenacity and inner fire will instil another level of inspiriatin to our studio participants.

Plus... we really do know how to put on a show!!!!
A 'little' annual celebration for our 'Underdog Crew' kids

Welcome to 'Iron Maidens'



FAYE JORDAN (intermediate) - Milton Keynes - 11 UK titles
SHEREN ROSE (novice)
LIZ BEALES (novice)

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Head to head pairs. Beginner and Intermediate catagories.

DEADLIFT - maximum reps - 1 minuteBeginners: 100kg / Intermediate: 120kg
FARMER'S HOLD - longest time winsBeginners: 50kg per hand / Intermediate: 65kg per hand
LOG PRESS - maximum reps - 1 minuteBeginners: 40kg / Intermediate: 65kg
THOR'S HAMMER - FRONT HOLD - longest time winsBeginners: 10kg / Intermediate: 16kg
SANDBAG TO SHOULDER - most reps wins - 1 minuteBeginners: 40kg / Intermediate: 60kg

PLUS a special sponsor led event, open to event guests and competitors.. the 'KEG HOLD'.

Watch event co-organiser David Morgan setting the standard HERE

All competitors receive:

Participant certificate
Event T-shirt
10 professional competitor photographs
Professionally edited 3 minute competitor video Video includes: Full footage of competitor attempts in arena, sponsor backdrop post event interview with special guest presenter. Your social links and sponsors added to end of film.

PLEASE NOTE: Photo sets will be delivered by email within 7 days of competition end. Edited film footage will be available to upload from our chosen online host within 14 days of tournament completion.


WINNERS RECEIVE (Beginners / Intermediate category)

Bronze medal
Silver medal
Gold medal, winners trophy & £150 (minimum)  'strongwoman brand' vouchers* Voucher values and brands/companies TBC. Estimated up to £250.

This event will only go ahead with 40 competitors signed up by 1st March 2023. If cancelled, all entry fees will be automatically returned by EVENTBRITE upon cancellation. Please feel free to discuss this inaugural event, either as a potential competitor or event supporter/sponsor. [email protected] (07950) 593982

Underdog Crew studio Director, DB Morgan, is a multi award winning filmmaker and also an autistic, PTSD, mental health survivor.Our Underdog Crew studio has running costs in excess of £25,000 each year. This will be covered by an ongoing chain of local grant funding, sponsorship and revenue from workshops and annual events.


Learn all about the Underdog Crew!


DB has always held a great interest in strongman events, excitedly spending Chritmas and new year as a kid cheering on his idols on World's strongest man. TRIVIA: DB's son David, 19, is on his own journey as a strongman competitor. David is already beginning to make a name for himself for his will to succeed. A recent example is his amazing exploits at the Arnold Classics this year. (4.5 million views and counting)

Following the imminent success of the 'IRON MAIDEN' event, the next strength event hosted at Underdog Crew studio will be 'Beast of the East', a mixed event to be held in late 2023.


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