Shane  McLaughlin


NICKNAME: Irish Hand Grenade
HEIGHT: 6’1” / 185.42 cm
WEIGHT: 225 LBS. / 102.15 Kg
OCCUPATION: Department of Veteran Affairs

PROFILE
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Shane  McLaughlin

NICKNAME: Irish Hand Grenade

HEIGHT: 6’1”

WEIGHT: 225 LBS.

HOMETOWN: Derby, Kansas
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: “Whatever gets me the win the fastest.”  
RIVALRIES: Bill Langston and Dan Whittle
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 15 years  
FAMILY: Wife (Heather) and 2 sons (Luke and Levi).
WAL TITLES: WAL 2015 Southern Regional Finalist
HOBBIES: McLaughlin is a youth football coach and enjoys demolition derbies.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Free weights and isometrics
UNIQUE FACT: “If I weren’t armwrestling, I’d be a stand-up comic.”  
MOTTO: “Live life with no regrets.” And “Opportunities are endless if you never give up.”
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING MEMORY: “Watching my son armwrestle at eighteen months.”
BIGGEST ARMWRESTLING ACCOMPLISHMENT: “Becoming a National Champion and being a part of No Reservations TV Show with Anthony Bourdain.”
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: “Train your weakness.”
BIGGEST OBSTACLE FACED AND OVERCAME: “Coming back after cracked elbow.” 

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