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2016 In Review …. A Great Year for The Edge and it’s Athletes

Posted 17 Jan 2017 in Media, Uncategorized

2016 has been a pretty productive year for The Edge and some of it’s athletes… We had a few athletes go to Strongman Corporation‘s Nationals, two of which (Sarah Cogswell and Diondra Fryer) placed 2nd and 3rd respectively. AND are now training for World’s Amatures to be held at Arnolds Sports Festival 2017. Our fearless leader.. the old man himself, Barry Von Perkins, Won America’s Strongest man 50+ at The Olympia in Vegas, after taking time off for over 18 months to have… knee surgery, shoulder surgery and open heart surgery. See you at the Arnold 2017! Here’s to another great year!  

2nd Annual Capital Classic Strongman Challenge Gets Amazing News Coverage

Posted 11 Mar 2012 in Media

Not only did the 2nd Annual Capital Classic Strongman Challenge go off without a hitch…it got some GREAT news coverage.  The Edge 2.0 was also interviewed by Channel 4 our local NBC affiliate!  Here are all the ways that the contest was covered:  NEWS

WSM 2011 Winner Brian Shaw Interview

Posted 25 Jan 2012 in Media

Congratulations to Brian Shaw, Winner of WSM 2011. Brian beat the best from around the world to clinch the title of World’s Strongest Man.         Barry Von Perkins, The Edge 2.0 Strongman Training, caught up with Brian Shaw after his victory at WSM 2011 and he was kind enough to share a few words with us… BVP: Hi, I am sitting here with World’s Strongest Man competitor and 2011 World’s Strongest Man winner, Brian Shaw.  I first met Brian at the Liberty Classic Strongman Competition in Philadelphia in 2010.  He was quite impressive with his physical prowess, athletic ability and over all static strength. Let’s get right into the questions…   So Brian, what was your...

Barry Von Perkins-Master of Ceremonies

Posted 13 Dec 2011 in Media

Barry Von Perkins-aka “The Godfather of East Coast Strongman” has been selected to host the Brute Strength Gym Strongman/Women Competition on Feb 18th, 2012   “HAMPTON VA SPORTS EXPO”   NAS STRONGMAN/WOMEN FEBRUARY 18TH 2012 SPF POWERLIFTING PUSH/PULL FEBRUARY 19TH 2012 For more information:   www.brutestrengthgym.net Hampton-VA-Sports-Festival

Props to the Edge 2.0 Competitors

Posted 22 Oct 2011 in Media

The Edge 2.0 had 5 members compete in Delaware’s Strongest Man on October 1, 2011 (hosted by Team Bix and Edge 2.0 friend Kyle Bixler):  Matt Makara, Billy Rohrer, Feisal Suleiman, Dustin Payne & Earl Lane.   Earl Lane took 2nd place in the Novice Division!! “Thanks to great training and coaching from the The Edge 2.0 i was able to walk away with a second place victory at my first strongman contest check this out to learn more about the experience” “So on 10/1/11 i competed in my first strongman contest after about a year of saying i wanted to be a strongman and then another four months of off and on training i finally go serious and on October 1st...

Competed in Virginia This Weekend!

Posted 06 Aug 2011 in Media

Saturday the Edge Crew and I were in Fisherville, Virginia competing in the “Blue Ridge Mountain-Mountaineer Strongman” Competition put on by NAS & Mary Jacobson…this contest benefited St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and some other great charities! Blue Ridge Mountain-Mountaineer Strongman Contest   “……At about 5 feet tall, Mary Jacobson is a tanned and curvy beauty, with long, curly blond hair and a seemingly foreign accent. She likes to ride motorcycles with her beau, Ed Martin, and together they live in a large home on a spacious piece of property in Afton. But she is unlike a lot of other middle-aged women. At 56 years old, the cancer survivor bench-presses 350 pounds. And Saturday, she will team up with...

Critical Bench Interview-July Issue

Posted 27 Jul 2011 in Media

CB: Today we are here with strongman competitor Barry Von Perkins. Tell us about yourself. BVP: I’m Barry Perkins. I’ve been in strongman since 2002. I’m 45 yrs old, and I have an amazing 15 year old daughter who sings, does Olympic lifts and flips some huge tires. (laughs) I’m 6-2, 295’ish, and I work as a construction estimator in Washington DC. I live and train in Reston Virginia. CB: Barry, I heard you opened a new gym. What is it called and where is it? BVP: The gym is called The Edge 2.0. It’s located in Reston/Herndon, Virginia. The address is 310 Victory Drive Herndon, Virginia at CrossFit Reston. CB: If you’re in the Virginia area, make sure...

07.23.11 Reston Patch comes by Strongman 201

Posted 25 Jul 2011 in Media

Reston Patch sent over a great guy and special Contributor Michael Lanfear to check us out at the Edge 2.0 on Saturday. We had a great day at the Strongman 201 Clinic & were pumped to get the word out about our great program here in Reston! See all the photos here