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Thumb Wrestling World Championships past events & photo gallery
Forget about hand to hand combat, it’s time to step into the 'TWWC' arena for some serious one on one thumb warrior action!
The ancient art of Thumb Wrestling is a game of attrition, strategy, strength, speed & dexterity.
Sensational prizes are up for grabs along with the priceless prestige of the title which will be worth its weight in gold to any Thumb Wrestling devotee.
'TWWC' competition rules are governed, maintained and approved by the World TW Society under the guidance and authority of the World TW Steering Committee.
See you in the TWWC Arena!
Rowdy Ronnie Riffless - 'TWWC' Coordinator. MOB: 0417 706537
2010 Thumb Wrestling World Championships – GRAND FINAL RESULTS
The 2010 third annual 'Thumb Wrestling World Championships' (TWWC) took place at the 'La Trobe University'/'Eagle Bar' , Bundoora, Victoria, Australia on Thursday night the 26th of August.
He came from ‘The land of the Rising Sun’ but to those present at the 2010 ‘Thumb Wrestling World Championships’, he came from ‘The Land of the Rising Thumb!’
‘Hirokazu Kaneko’ aka ‘Hiro’, a 22 yoa right handed genius from Hokkaido, took out the prestigious title of 2010 World Thumb wrestling Champion at the La Trobe University, Victoria on Thur night 26th August.
Victory was very sweet but not easy for the Japanese Thumb Warrior as he withstood stiff competition from round one until the final where he faced off against a fierce opponent in ‘Tim Jansson’ aka ‘The Doctor’ from Massachusetts, USA. Hiro’s stamina coupled with pure determination to secure the title got him across the line two games to one in a hard fought match.
The scene was similar in the Female division with a twist of additional pressure for defending 2009 champion, ‘Krystal Villaflores’ aka ‘Special K’ (Australia) who went onto secure back to back titles defeating rookie, ‘Marie Kenyon’ aka ‘Mad Dog Marie’ (Australia).
Both champs have declared their intension to defend their titles.
See you in the TWWC arena in 2011.
Japan takes GOLD in Open Male Division
2010 Open Male Champ Profile: Name: Hirokazu Kaneko. Player Name: 'Hiro'
Reside: Melbourne, Victoria. Home: Hokkaido, Japan.
Preferred Playing Hand/Thumb: Right.
Match Strategy: Power.
2010 Open Male Champion 'Hiro' (pic left) with 2nd placegetter Tim Jansson (Massachusetts, USA) aka The Doctor.
Australia takes GOLD in Open Female Division
2010 (& 2009) Open Female
Name: Krystyn Villaflores, Player Name: 'Special K'
Reside: Melbourne, Victoria. Australia.
Preferred Playing Hand/Thumb: Right
Match Strategy: Controlled aggression.
2010 & 2009 Open Female Champion: Krystyn Villaflores aka Special K (pic right) with 2nd placegetter Marie Kenyon (Aust) aka Mad Dog Marie.
See The Vine's Clip from the 2010 TWWC
Grant Denyer / CH7 Sunrise TV Show covered this years championships - photos below.
2010 'TWWC' Grand Final Photo Gallery
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