Ryan Vierra

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Ryan Vierra
Born Ryan Vierra
(1968-08-23) August 23, 1968 (age 49)
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Occupation Highland Games
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 318 lb (144 kg)
Spouse(s) Christina Vierra
Children Brooke Vierra, Faith Vierra, Cheyenne Vierra
Competition record
Highland Games
Representing  United States
World Highland Games Championships
Champion World Highland Games Championships 1996
Champion World Highland Games Championships 1997
Champion World Highland Games Championships 1998
2nd World Highland Games Championships 1999
2nd World Highland Games Championships 2000
2nd World Highland Games Championships 2001
2nd World Highland Games Championships 2002
2nd World Highland Games Championships 2003
Champion World Highland Games Championships 2005
Champion World Highland Games Championships 2006
2nd World Highland Games Championships 2007
3rd World Highland Games Championships 2008
US National Championships
Champion 2001
Champion 2004
Champion 2005
US Invitational Championships
Champion 1995
Champion 1996
Champion 1997
Champion 1998
Champion 1999
Champion 2000
Champion 2001
Champion 2002
Champion 2003
Champion 2004
Champion 2005
Celtic Classic
Champion 1996
Champion 1997
Champion 1998
Champion 2000
Champion 2001
Champion 2002
Champion 2003
Champion 2004
Fredericksburg Highland Games Championships
Champion 1996
Champion 1997
Champion 1998
Champion 1999
Champion 2000
Scottish Championships
Champion 2004
Clash of the Celtic Giants
Champion 2005
Victoria Australian Championships
Champion 1995
World Stone Championships
Champion 1996
Champion 1997
Champion 2005
Champion 2006
World Hammer Championships
Champion 1997
International Games
Champion 1998
Canadian Highland Games Championships
Champion 1996
Champion 1998
USA vs. World
Champion 2000
World Weight Championships
Champion 1998

Ryan Vierra (born August 23, 1968) is a world champion Highland Games competitor. Ryan is a 5-time winner of the World Highland Games Championships,[1] he is also an 11 time US National Champion.[2] Ryan has set 346 Games records, 4 World records, 10 North American & American records and 6 World Championship records.[3]

Professional Records[edit]

  • 16 lbs Open Stone 59.5 ft (18.1 m)[4]
  • 17 lbs Open Stone 58.5 ft (17.8 m).
  • 22 lbs Braemar Stone 47.0 ft (14.3 m).
  • 26 lbs Braemar Stone 39.7 ft (12.1 m).
  • 16 lbs Hammer Throw 156.5 ft (47.7 m).
  • 22 lbs Hammer Throw 121.7 ft (37.1 m).
  • 28 lbs for Distance 93​12 ft.
  • 56 lbs for Distance 49.2​12 ft.
  • 16 lbs Sheaf Toss 37.0 ft (11.3 m).
  • 20 lbs Sheaf Toss 35.0 ft (10.7 m).
  • 56 lbs Weight for Height 16.0 st.(18.0 1 sp)
  • Caber Toss ( 23' × l30lbs) 12:00×2

Strongman Events[edit]

  • Donanun Stones for time 21.4 sec[5]
  • 98 lbs Stone for distance 15.11 ft (4.61 m).
  • 125 lbs Stone for distance 12.9 ft (3.9 m).
  • Flint Stone (Press Overhead) 374 lbs.

Personal Records[edit]

  • Power Clean: 385 [6]
  • Power Snatch: 245 pounds (Stopped going heavy in 1992)[7]
  • Jerk: 374lbs[8]
  • Squat: 640 pounds (for a double -just knee raps and a belt)

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Career Wins[edit]

  • 1st place - 254[13]
  • 2nd place - 60
  • 3rd place - 19
  • 4th place - 6
  • 5th place - 4
  • 7th place - 1

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