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Barry Von Perkins Wins America’s Strongest Man Masters

Posted 22 Nov 2017 in Uncategorized

  Barry Von Perkins with his second showing at the Olympia 2016 Wins Masters Division of America’s Strongest Man Las Vegas NV – 2016 Olympia America’s strongest Man, Masters Winner Barry Von Perkins says it was his goal to make it back to the Olympia.  This after having 3 surgeries since his last appearance at the Olympia in 2014.  Started with Shoulder surgery in November of 2014 shortly after his trip to Vegas for Olympia 2014 and America’s strongest Man Masters.  Then knee surgery in June of 2015.  But the one surgery he didn’t see coming was open heart surgery in August of 2015 During his knees surgery they found an anomaly with his heart and pulled him out...

The Edge 2.0 Truck Pull Clinic December 2nd 2017

Posted 06 Nov 2017 in Events, Strongman Clinics, Uncategorized

The Edge 2.0 Truck Pull Clinic December 2nd 2017 Everyone has asked for it ! … SO HERE IT IS!! Saturday, December 2nd 2017 The Edge 2.0 Presents it’s TRUCK PULL CLINIC!! All in preparation for the up coming 2017 Strongman Games and just so you can learn the proper way to pull a truck…. Spend the day learning how to CORRECTLY pull trucks, with REAL TRUCKS! Both Harness, rope assist pulls as well as arm over arm. This will be a 2-3 hour clinic showing proper equipment, warm ups and specific techniques for doing “the truck pull”. You will learn from some of the best truck pullers around. Bring a beverage, some eats, and a harness if you have one… no worries...

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. Barry Von Perkins Wins America’s Strongest Man Masters at the 2016 Olympia See you at the Arnold 2017! Here’s to another great year!  

The Edge 2.0 Strongman Training

Posted 09 Dec 2015 in Uncategorized

The one and only STRONGMAN and STRONGWOMEN Specific Training Facility on the East Coast. Northern Virginia’s ONLY Strongman and Strongwoman Training facility. We provide a vast array of strongman and strongwomen training classes, competitions, clinics and FUN. If you are in Washington DC Strongman/Strongwomen, Maryland Strongman/Strongwoman, or Northern Virginia Strongman/Strongwoman… THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!! Check out the reviews: From newbie Shannon: If you’re looking for a place to be encouraged, inspired, and supported – a place where people care about you – a place where you can do the impossible…than the Edge 2.0 is for you. Four months ago, I deadlifted 300lbs. A month ago, I loaded a stone series that ended with a 200+ lb stone (to a high...

4th Annual Capital Classic Strongman Challenge May 3, 2014

Posted 18 Dec 2013 in Uncategorized

Get Yourself ready!! It’s coming! 4th Annual Capital Classic 11:00am May 3rd 2014 at Crossfit Rubicon (home of The Edge 2.0) …. mark your calendars! Introducing the ShedLift and Car Carry!!  We have over 60 athletes, Men and Women competing to be the Nation’s Capital Strongest !!  From Novice to Experienced… from 115lbs to 370lbs athletes… it promises to be the best ever Cap Classic!! exciting new events (Car Walk) and great sponsors. come out and be witness to some amazing show of will and determination!!  SEE YOU THERE! 4th Annual Capital Classic entry

3rd Annual Capital Classic Photos!!

Posted 05 Jun 2013 in Uncategorized

We have posted over 250 great photos from our friend Danielle Vingelis! 3rd Annual Capital Classic Strongman Challenge May 18, 2013 Visit the full gallery here: Photos

3rd ANNUAL CAPITAL CLASSIC STRONGMAN CHALLENGE

Posted 06 Mar 2013 in Uncategorized

3RD ANNUAL CAPITAL CLASSIC STRONGMAN CHALLENGE   May 18, 2013  National Strongman Society, The Edge 2.0 and NOVA Strength and Conditioning bring you The 3rd Annual Capital Classic a Gold Level NAS show.  See some of the strongest beasts on the east coast …men and women battle it out for the title of The Nations Capital’s Strongest Man/Woman!  Click on EVENTS tab for more INFORMATION  

Barry’s Blind Betty-Photos now UP!

Posted 29 Aug 2012 in Uncategorized

We have posted over 250 great photos from our friend Danielle Vingelis! Barry’s Blind Betty – “A Strongman Show” Visit the full gallery here: Photos  

Interview with WSM finalist Stefán Sölvi Pétursson

Posted 24 Aug 2012 in Uncategorized

How to Train for The World’s Strongest Man   Interview with Stefán Sölvi Pétursson by: Barry Von Perkins.   BVP:  I’m with Stefán Sölvi Pétursson from the amazing …picturesque country of Iceland.  Home of some of the most prolific Strongmen in WSM history; Jón Páll Sigmarsson and Magnús Ver Magnússon just to name a couple.  I had the pleasure of meeting and competing with Stefán back in 2008 in Texas.  He’s very well known for both his playful fun attitude and competitive intensity.  I believe he even wore a cowboy hat for the deadlift at the contest in Texas…anyway..let’s get to it.  BVP: Hey Stefán ….what was your height and weight at the 2011 Worlds Strongest Man? SSP: I...