Standard content material creators Heber Cannon and Marston Sawyers, collectively often called the “Buttery Bros,” are finest identified for touring world wide capturing participating movies with their favourite athletes for his or her in style 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 purpose: Every crew 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 corresponding to deadlifts, impediment programs, even off-road racing. So, with the ultimate spherical now accomplished and because of land on YouTube on Jan. 19, M&F was capable of 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 through 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 sequence, the theme was “Pace.” The occasions included a 400-meter relay race and a bleep check, 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 unique car (and course)!
Athletes have been pressured to get outdoors of their field through 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 very best a part of the Buttery Video games was seeing the competitiveness of all of the athletes, though many of the occasions have been so outdoors of the field.”
For Half 2, the theme was “Abilities” and included an American Ninja-esque impediment course with 10 stations such because the steadiness steps, rings, and the critically robust salmon ladder; the place the competitor should seize the bar and elevate it themselves up a number of rungs by utilizing a pullup approach to extend their top and safe the bar on the subsequent rung. “I had a number of enjoyable doing most 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 ultimate half premiering on YouTube on Jan. 19, each the viewers and athletes alike have relished the idea of those stars competing in numerous kinds, outdoors 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 onerous on the Idea rower and completely destroyed myself earlier than doing the burpees! The general expertise was actually nice, I had a number of enjoyable!”
After all, behind the competitiveness and want to win is a love of pushing the boundaries to the intense, and for that, irrespective of the result within the ultimate spherical, all of those members are winners. “Having the ability to be round athletes of such high-caliber from all completely different elements of health was so cool,” says Medeiros. “I undoubtedly received to satisfy a few of my childhood heroes.”
It seems like a gaggle hug will likely be so as after all of the Buttery madness is claimed and performed!