Standard content material creators Heber Cannon and Marston Sawyers, collectively generally known as the “Buttery Bros,” are finest identified for touring all over the world capturing participating movies with their favourite athletes for his or her standard YouTube channel. Now they’ve taken issues to the intense with the first-ever Buttery Video games.
On this three part-series, the fittest and strongest athletes on earth go head-to-head for his or her respective groups. The objective: Every group was pushing, pulling, and sweating in hopes of incomes the scrumptious title of “Most Buttery.”
Seven groups of two (one male, one feminine) will tackle insane challenges resembling deadlifts, impediment programs, even off-road racing. So, with the ultimate spherical now accomplished and as a consequence of land on YouTube on Jan. 19, M&F was in a position to present a no-spoiler rundown of who, and what’s concerned, and glean some ideas from the celebs themselves.
Who participated within the Buttery Video games?
The official roster of groups is under. (The Buttery Bros wanted to make sure substitutions in the course of the making of the video games, which led to nice cameos from CrossFit’s Alison Scudds and former MMA star Brendan Schaub.)
- Justin Medeiros (two-time Fittest Man on Earth) with Sophia Rose (coach, ballerina)
- Martins Licis (World’s Strongest Man) with Brooke Wells (CrossFit)
- Kai Greene (Three-time Mr. Olympia runner-up) with Kari Pearce (CrossFit)
- Hafthor Björnsson (World’s Strongest Man) with Kelsey Henson (health coach)
- Jonathan Coyle (health coach) with Natalie Eva Marie (WWE, coach, and film star)
- Rob Kearney (strongman) with Alex Gazan (CrossFit)
- Jon “Jujimufu” Name (powerlifter and bodybuilder) with Ellie Turner (CrossFit)
In Half 1 of the collection, the theme was “Pace.” The occasions included a 400-meter relay race and a bleep take a look at, capped off with a trophy truck race through which every athlete was required to finish 5 laps driving the trophy truck. After all, Björnsson couldn’t match within the assigned truck and needed to take a distinct automobile (and course)!
Athletes had been compelled to get exterior of their field in the course of the Buttery Video games
“Essentially the most enjoyable occasion was the 400-meter relay. Seeing all of the strongmen heat up and hit 200 meters at most effort was a sight to see!” Medeiros tells M&F. “I feel the most effective a part of the Buttery Video games was seeing the competitiveness of all of the athletes, regardless that a lot of the occasions had been so exterior of the field.”
For Half 2, the theme was “Abilities” and included an American Ninja-esque impediment course with 10 stations such because the stability steps, rings, and the severely powerful salmon ladder; the place the competitor should seize the bar and carry it themselves up a number of rungs through the use of a pullup method to extend their top and safe the bar on the following rung. “I had lots of enjoyable doing lots of the occasions particularly the ninja course and the Basketball occasion,” shares Hafthor Björnsson.
The place and When to Watch the Finals
With the third and last half premiering on YouTube on Jan. 19, each the viewers and athletes alike have relished the idea of those stars competing in several kinds, exterior of their consolation zones. “What occasion harm probably the most?” All of them!” laughs Björnsson. “All jokes apart, most likely the CrossFit exercise (CrossFit Metcon) was the hardest. I imagine I went too laborious on the Idea rower and completely destroyed myself earlier than doing the burpees! The general expertise was actually nice, I had lots of enjoyable!”
After all, behind the competitiveness and need to win is a love of pushing the bounds to the intense, and for that, irrespective of the end result within the last spherical, all of those individuals are winners. “With the ability to be round athletes of such high-caliber from all completely different features of health was so cool,” says Medeiros. “I positively acquired to satisfy a few of my childhood heroes.”
It appears like a bunch hug will likely be so as after all of the Buttery madness is alleged and achieved!