Pitt Big Man Challenge: Photo Gallery

The Hammer (Trophy awarded to the winner)

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.


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


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


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.


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 of Shady Side Academy waits to hear his times.


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.


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 tries to defend their title.


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


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

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