Rogue Fitness Announces “The Wheel Challenge”

The latest Rogue Fitness challenge is a static front hold for time.

Rogue Fitness has announced yet another challenge open to anyone age 14 and over who wishes to compete for a cash prize of $2,500. “The Wheel Challenge” tasks athletes to perform a static front hold with a weight plate for as long as possible. Anyone who wishes to compete in “The Wheel Challenge” may do so by registering on Rogue Fitness’ website.

The entry fee is $10. Participants may pay a $30 entry fee which includes a Rogue Challenge t-shirt. As was the case with previous Rogue Challenges, athletes submit videos of their performances to be judged and scored. Movement standards will be released on Nov. 18, 2021. The competition will begin on Nov. 19, 2021, at 9 a.m. EST and submissions are due by 8 p.m. EST on Nov. 22, 2021


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Rogue Fitness’ The Wheel Challenge

The forward plate hold for time has the following classes and corresponding weights:

Rx’d Division

  • Men — 20 kilograms (45 pounds)
  • Women — 10 kilograms (25 pounds)

Scaled Division

  • Men — 10 kilograms (25 pounds)
  • Women — Five kilograms (10 pounds)

Tiebreaker: lowest bodyweight wins.

Athletes are allowed to make as many attempts as they please. However, video submissions have a 10-minute time cap.


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The Wheel Challenge Prize Purse

Below are the prize packages to be awarded to those who finish on the podium of the Rx’d divisions. The Men’s and Women’s Rx’d divisions have identical prize breakdowns. Additionally, the gym with the most entries will receive a set of competition bumper plates with weights ranging from 25 to 55 pounds.

  1. $2,500 and a set of competition bumper plates (weight range: 25-55 pounds)
  2. $1,000
  3. $500

Prospective participants must register on Rogue Fitness’ website to compete. Winners will join previous Rogue Fitness challenge champions, including Kari Pearce, Carolyne Prevost, and 2021 Pan American Weightlifting champion at 61 kilograms Hampton Morris.

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