The Australian Armwrestling Federation held its third annual national armwrestling competition over the weekend, and it was the biggest baddest thing that has ever happened in Australian sport history.
"Aussie ! Aussie ! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!" could be heard as far as the main foyer of reception, some 14 floors below the competition arena at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel in KL, Malaysia!! Australia's attendance at the 37th world armwrestling championships certainly did not go unnoticed! Read more
2015 has already been a busy year for the AAF. With the success of the Arnold Classic in Melbourne, a visit from the one and only Devon Larratt, and finally the development of the world's first official Armwrestling magazine 'PULL' by talented members, the AAF has worked extremely hard to plant its foot firmly in the door of world recognition. Read more
As with any physical sport there is always the risk of injury, and as everyone saw last night on the NRL Footy Show armwrestling is no exception and injuries can and do happen occasionally. Unfortunately when you have 2 very strong athletes placing opposing pressures on each others arms there is a chance that something will give. Read more
For the first time in the history of armwrestling WAF was represented, presented and recognized by SportAccord General Assembly in front of the President of International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, in front of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, in front of the President of FIFA Sepp Blatter and in front of 109 International Federations. Read more