YOUR United States Strongman is so very, very proud to announce the new State Representative for South Carolina, United States Marine, Kenny Blanton. Kenny has been around fitness and competition most of his life. He is a combat infantry veteran that deployed twice to Iraq as an 0331 (machine gunner).
He has a 5-1 record as an amateur kickboxer. After deciding to make a transition to strength sports he tied for 2nd in SC strongest man, which was his first contest. Kenny then proceeded to win the heavyweight division in his next competition, at Travis Mash’s Strength Spectacular. He has also won several local powerlifting competitions.
In addition to all of this, he owns his own strength and conditioning gym with a huge strongman influence called Palehorse Strength and Conditioning. Kenny has coached several athletes to national that have qualified on the national level. He attended the University of South Carolina Upstate for strength and conditioning. He has several certifications including strength and conditioning, personal training, and nutrition certifications. Strongman is more than a hobby; it is a way of life and a profession for him.
Welcome aboard Kenny, and Semper Fi!
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