2017 WAL Championships Finalists Announced!

June 12th 2017

The finalized list of all 2017 WAL Championship contenders us now up and official! Following is the list of those who will wage battle for the title of Champion and raise the hammer in Las Vegas LIVE on ESPN on June 29. Names below are those who are registered and cleared to compete for the 2017 titles at the House of Blues – note that these are not in order of any seed or ranking, and do not represent any eventual position in the brackets.

Check it out below – congratulations and best of luck to all our competitors. May the best competitor hoist the hammer!

165 Left
Sam Harris
Janis Amolins
Ezzy Worden
Justin Bishop
Grant Bundy
Ian Waggoner
Ray Hennerichs
Adam Wilmot
Dan Bellefeuille
Jeremy Fraley
Jesse Weichart
Bryan Koerner
Artem Taranenko
Iliya Saidov
Dustin Cook
Gerold Dees
Patrick Baffa
Ali Hamadiya
John Whitman
Tom Holland
Patrik Berg
Klaidas Marciukaitis
Bjørnar Martinsen
Jordan Davis
Zurab Kavtaradze

165 Right
Sam Harris
Janis Amolins
Ezzy Worden
Justin Bishop
Ray Hennerichs
Brian Malek
Randy Louive
Adam Wilmot
Dan Bellefeuille
Jim Coyle
Roby Russell
Bryan Koerner
Artem Taranenko
Iliya Saidov
Dustin Cook
Jesse Weichart
LeiRaun Baldwin
Ali Hamadiya
Gerold Dees
Luke Kindt
Tom Holland
Patrik Berg
Klaidas Marciukaitis
Craig Sanders
Anil Najran
Jordan Davis
Kyle Howarth

195 Left
Todd Hutchings
Storm Chellino
Rob Vigeant
Eric Roussin
Alen Turcinhodzic
Quinlan Mendez
Paul Talbott
Robertas Prozivalskis
Tony Kitowski
Mike Selearis
Jordan Sill
Brandon Ellsessor
Evo Stuller
Shea Dickie
Danial Worley
Sam Tabbert
Pavlo Derbedyenyev
Bill Sinks
Frode Haugland
Niklas Nannestad
Andreas Hoffner
Niclas Lindberg
Sean Paterson
Glenn Bengtsson
Daniel Tesch
Phil Rasmussen

195 Right
Todd Hutchings
Storm Chellino
Rob Vigeant
Craig Tullier
Michael Grimaldi
Quinlan Mendez
Paul Talbott
Joel Hudik
Tony Kitowski
Mike Selearis
Jordan Sill
Brandon Ellsessor
Danny Gillean
Evo Stuller
Kevin Robertson
Ryan Johnston
Dallas Langston
Daniel Mosier
Frode Haugland
Niklas Nannestad
Paul Maiden
Niclas Lindberg
Meindert Nentjes
Glenn Bengtsson
Daniel Tesch
Anmol Sandhu

225 Left
Devon Larratt
Matt Mask
Ron Bath
Marcio Barboza
Ernest Stranz
Chase Stratton
Adis Turcinhodzic
David Weakland
Josh Webb
Jadako Talton
Nick Brown
Josh Moeck
Miki Moto
John Ciseski
Ricky Ramos
Stefan Tamas
Magnus Lundgren
Adrian O'Dwyer
Tom Ugljesa
Ryan Scott

225 Right
Devon Larratt
Matt Mask
Ron Bath
Marcio Barboza
Frank Hirst
Adis Turcinhodzic
Steven Green
David Weakland
Colby Anderson
Josh Webb
Miki Moto
Frank Dias
Bo Oleson
Nick Brown
Chris myers
Ernest Stranz
Chase Stratton
Rance Clayton
Stefan Tamas
Magnus Lundgren
Jonathan Renberg
Marvin Palmer
Ryan Scott
Tom Ugljesa

225+ Left
Dave Chaffee
Ryan Espey
Kody Merritt
Jeff Slater
Eric Woelfel
Jerry Cadorette
Tom Nelson
Travis Bagent
Ian Carnegie
Ruben Santiestiban
Karl Stanley
Bryce Talton
Marc Guay
Kent Damore
Chuck Young
Janek Kwias
John Jackson
Michael Ware
Josh McInturff
Tapaszto Istvan Ciprian
Ray Lillemo
Sindre Halland Thorbjørnsen
Ben Carroll
Maate Heta-morris
Erik Kurvink

225+ Right
Dave Chaffee
Ryan Espey
Steve Southworth
Jeff Slater
Nick Zinna
Jerry Cadorette
Tom Nelson
Travis Bagent
Ian Carnegie
Micheal Todd
Karl Stanley
John Jackson
Marc Guay
Ranell Duncan
Chuck Young
Ruben Santiestiban
Michael Ware
Josh McInturff
Janek Kwias
BJ Fokakis
Kody Merritt
Tapaszto Istvan Ciprian
Stephen Sowah
Sindre Halland Thorbjørnsen
Erik Kurvink
Ben Carroll
Maate Heta-Morris

128 Left
Deb Selearis
Michelle Smart
Tatiane Faria
Nadiya Wilczynski
Jodi Larratt
Katrin Mook
Jonna Blind
Gabriela-Liliana Gherghe
Erika Ketola
Maria Lundkvist
Kaleigh Maldonado-McLaren

128 Right
Deb Selearis
Michelle Smart
Tatiane Faria
Nadiya Wilczynski
Jodi Larratt
Katrin Mook
Jonna Blind
Gabriela-Liliana Gherghe
Erika Ketola
Maria Lundkvist
Kaleigh Maldonado-McLaren

148 Left
Michelle Dougan
Lisa Wolfley
Angie Rose
Debbie Banaian
Kayla Jackson
Shauna Rubin
Shawna Feist
Veronica Knight
Tamara Mitts
Fia Reisek
Sara Nyberg
Piritta Hannukari

148 Right
Michelle Dougan
Tamara Mitts
Angie Rose
Debbie Banaian
Kayla Jackson
Shawna Fesit
Veronica Knight
Fia Reisek
Sara Nyberg
Piritta Hannukari

148+ Left
Sarah Backman Rotunda
Alma Keuhl
Nancy Hart
Elizabeth Sack
Natasha Batt
Angela Matthews
Josee Morneau
Heidi Cordner
Deena Haynes
Malin Kleinsmith
Sarah Rodwell

148+ Right
Sarah Backman Rotunda
Alma Keuhl
Nancy Hart
Elizabeth Sack
Natasha Batt
Angela Matthews
Josee Morneau
Heidi Cordner
Deena Haynes
Malin Kleinsmith
Sarah Rodwell