Iron Man Challenge between Sorel Mizzi and Bertrand Grospellier

Sunday, March 15th, 2009 by skylowlow

Sorel “Imper1um” Mizzi, a sponsored player of the online poker room Betfair, announced an Iron Man Challenge against Team PokerStars Pro member Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier. They will compete against each other in 17 events. In sixteen events, the winner will take home $10.000 and in the “Main Event”, which will be kick boxing, the winner gets $20.000.

But there’s more to it than that: whoever wins the most individual events will receive a cut of 15% of the other player’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) winnings up to a maximum of $300.000. And if either Sorel Mizzi or Bertrand Grospellier can emerge victorious in 80% or more of the events, they’ll receive an extra $50.000 from the other player.

The following events are planned:

Day 1

  • bench press
  • bicep curl
  • shoulder press
  • triceps pull down
  • chin-ups

Day 2

  • angled leg press
  • leg extension
  • squats
  • TBA

The winner of all weight lifting exercises is determined by whoever can lift the most for three repetitions.

Day 3

  • a tennis match best of three

Day 4

  • a jump roping challenge: whoever can jump the most number of times without missing will win this event.
  • arm wrestling

Day 5
The kick boxing main event: The two poker pros will square off for nine rounds in the ring.

Day 6
In a special swimming challenge they will answer the question who can stay at the center of a pool the longest without touching the sides or bottom.

Day 7
A rowing event: The winner of the rowing event is determined by whoever of the two guys can row the furthest in 15 minutes.

We will post the result of this great challenge here. So stay tuned!

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