Fashionable content material creators Heber Cannon and Marston Sawyers, collectively often called the “Buttery Bros,” are greatest recognized for touring around the globe taking pictures participating movies with their favourite athletes for his or her in style YouTube channel. Now they’ve taken issues to the acute 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 aim: Every workforce 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 akin to deadlifts, impediment programs, even off-road racing. So, with the ultimate spherical now accomplished and as a result 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 sequence, 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 by which every athlete was required to finish 5 laps driving the trophy truck. In fact, Björnsson couldn’t match within the assigned truck and needed to take a special automobile (and course)!
Athletes had been pressured to get outdoors of their field in the course of the Buttery Video games
“Probably 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 believe the very best 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 outdoors of the field.”
For Half 2, the theme was “Expertise” 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 raise it themselves up a number of rungs through the use of a pullup approach to extend their peak and safe the bar on the following rung. “I had numerous 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 last half premiering on YouTube on Jan. 19, each the viewers and athletes alike have relished the idea of those stars competing in numerous types, outdoors of their consolation zones. “What occasion damage essentially the most?” All of them!” laughs Björnsson. “All jokes apart, most likely the CrossFit exercise (CrossFit Metcon) was the hardest. I consider I went too exhausting on the Idea rower and completely destroyed myself earlier than doing the burpees! The general expertise was actually nice, I had numerous enjoyable!”
In fact, behind the competitiveness and want to win is a love of pushing the boundaries to the acute, and for that, regardless of the result within the last 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 appears like a bunch hug can be so as after all of the Buttery madness is alleged and achieved!