Bavarian Man Breaks His Own World Record Beer Carry

Bavarian Man Breaks His Own World Record Beer Carry

Posted on Sep 8, 2017 in Checkers Old Munchen Blog

Think you can place your beer carrying skills in a record book? What would it take to become the champion of the carry? Try putting in about 200 hours of training, and lifting about 150 pounds in a dead carry… “Oliver Struempfel spent months in the gym training to attempt carrying 29 beer steins at once in an event in Bavaria during the lead-up to Oktoberfest. The rules were simple: He needed to carry the steins 40 meters, and they had to arrive at their destination with less than 10 percent of the beer spilled on their journey…” [ Read more here...

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Be Prepared For Possible Irma Landfall

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 in Checkers Old Munchen Blog

The state of Florida is in a State of Emergency, with Hurricane Irma’s wrath aiming at making landfall in the early hours on Sunday. If you haven’t begun preparing there is no time to waste! Get up to speed with some basic tips: “The hurricane battered several islands, including Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands. Its howling winds tore leaves from palm trees, ripped off roofs and windows from buildings, and slammed tall waves into hotels…” [ Read more here ]  So, what are you going to need for supplies? And what are your options for avoiding...

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‘Be Prepared, Not Panicked’ Advises Broward Mayor

Posted on Sep 6, 2017 in Checkers Old Munchen Blog

Have you begun preparing for the potential landfall of Hurricane Irma? With supplies on store shelves already thinning out, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief is urging residents to ‘Be Prepared, Not Panicked’… “The center’s forecast was for the winds to fluctuate slightly but for the storm to remain at Category 4 or 5 strength for the next day or two. The most dangerous winds, usually nearest to the eye, were forecast to pass near the northern Virgin Islands and near or just north of Puerto Rico through the day Wednesday…” [ Read more...

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