Mary McConnaughey


NICKNAME: The Arm
HEIGHT: 5’8” / 172.72 cm
OCCUPATION: Henningsen Foods Inc.

PROFILE
EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 0

Mary McConnaughey

NICKNAME: The Arm

HEIGHT: 5’8”

AGE: 56
LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 18.5"
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Drag
RIVALRIES: "Josee Morneau, Heidi Corduer, Jessica King - All Things Canadian!"
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 33 years  
FAMILY: Sarah is McConnaughey's Partner of 10 years. She has a 17 year-old son Christian who is joining the navy and a 16-year-old son Jonah who is in high school.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Cable pulleys in multiple directions
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: Reading the book "Dinosaur Training" by Brook Kubik.
UNIQUE FACT: "I have promoted over 400 armwrestling events under Heartland Armwrestling Inc. which dissolved 4 years ago due to work responsibilities. Shut the #2 Captain of Crush Gripper in 2000, unofficially the first woman to do so (Iron Minds)."
MOTTO: "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." -Henry Ford
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING MEMORY: "Winning my first World Title, 1999 Vladikavkaz, Russia, Female Athlete of the Year (armwrestling) New York Times."
BIGGEST ARMWRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: "I have been blessed to travel the world representing Team USA in armwrestling 5 World Titles, 31 National Titles."
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: "If you can not beat the hand, you will not beat the arm"- Gary Monk
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: "1984 - Losing the opportunity to raise my best friends two-year-old boy, due to her sudden death of lupus.  I lost one of my best friends and also a son at the same time. Thank you for the opprotunity to see old friends and make new friendships!"

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