Pitt Big Man Challenge: Photo Gallery
The Hammer (Trophy awarded to the winner)
The Hammer (Trophy awarded to the winner)
Regional Recruiting Analyst
Posted Jun 24, 2007
Bob Lichtenfels, SteelCitySports.com


The University of Pittsburgh football program held their second annual Big Man Challenge on Saturday. Pine-Richalnd was the winner knocking off the defending champion Gateway Gators. Here are some photos from the event.


Medicine Ball

In the first event the athlete's have to toss a medicine ball backwards over their head.


Buddy Morris

Pittsburgh strength coach Buddy Morris is in charge of the Big Man Challenge.


Sled Pull

The second event is a sled pull. Three 45-pound plates are placed on the sled and the athlete's pull it 50-yards in a relay format.


Tire Flip

In the third event the athlete's participate in a tire flip. The players flip a tire 30-yards in relay format. The tire weighs in excess of 100-pounds.


Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell of Shady Side Academy waits to hear his times.


Fallen Star

The obstacle course is a combination of all the events, plus a walking dead lift. The event had a few casulaties who collapsed from exhaustion like this player from North Star.


Tug of War - Manheim Township

The last event is an old fashioned Tug-of-War. Manheim Township lost to Pine Richland for a spot in the Finals against defending champion Gateway.


Gateway trying to defend its title

Gateway tries to defend their title.


Pine Richland

Pine Richland celebrates their hard fought win as they raise "The Hammer".


The Hammer

"The Hammer" the trophy that everyone was competing for.



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