2023 Clash on the Coast Results — Andrew Clayton (U105KG), Sumer Johnson (U82KG) Victorious

Clayton edged out the win by a half-point over Dan Hughes at U105KG.

The 2023 Clash on the Coast contest featuring strongman and strongwomen competition occurred on March 24-26, 2023, at the Beach Club Resort in Hilton Head, SC. The Men’s U105KG division and the Women’s U82KG division were contested in the South Carolina sun.

At the end of the three-day competition, Andrew Clayton narrowly claimed victory in the Men’s U105KG division with a half-point lead over Dan Hughes. Sumer Johnson emerged victorious in the Women’s U82KG division with four points to spare over runner-up Jodi Kennedy.

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2023 Clash on the Coast Results

Check out the full results for both divisions below:

Men’s U105KG Results

  1. Andrew Clayton — 49 points
  2. Dan Hughes — 48.5 points
  3. Matt McKeegan — 46.5 points
  4. Richard Moczygemba — 42 points
  5. Isaac Maze — 33 points
  6. Tim Makowski — 29 points
  7. Matt McQuiston — 28 points
  8. Bob Schwantz — 24.5 points
  9. Matt Powell — 22.5 points
  10. Frank Provenzano — 20 points
  11. Vince Wilkinson — 16.5 points
  12. Eric Olmstead — 14.5 points

Maze was the defending champion heading into the 2023 contest. Four strongmen advanced past Maze during the competition, including Clayton. According to Strongman Archives, this marks the fourth major contest victory of Clayton’s strongman career.

Women’s U82KG Results

  1. Sumer Johnson — 58 points
  2. Jodi Kennedy — 54 points
  3. Jessica Mitchell — 47 points
  4. Carlee Olivera — 36 points
  5. Sue Eger — 35 points
  6. Anetka Brzakova — 28.5 points
  7. Katie Gutwald — 28 points
  8. Claire Myler — 24 points
  9. Hanne Gauland — 15.5 points
  10. Amalie Flowers — 14 points
  11. Sophia Sharp — Eight points
  12. Kaylynn Prough — Five points

This is Johnson’s third major contest appearance. It is the first win of Johnson’s strongwoman career. Johnson’s previous two contest appearances were a fifth-place finish at the 2022 America’s Strongest Woman contest and a fourth-place finish at the 2022 Arnold Amateur Strongwoman World Championships.

The head judge for the 2023 Clash on the Coast was American log lift record holder Bobby Thompson. The events that the athletes were tasked with for each day of competition are below.

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Day One Events

Day Two Events

Day Three Events

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