Robert Rodriguez from Manhattan, NY. {Right} wins 132Lb. Feather Weight Championship over Joel Berquin from Brooklyn, NY.


Jerry Cadorette {Right} from Attleboro, MA. wins Super Heavy Weight Title over Eight Time Borough Champion Dan Fortuna from Wading River, NY.

Last years defending champion Engin Terzi {Right} from Turkey wins left hand light weight 175lb. championship over Fernando Ferriera from Brazil

Last years Left Hand 'OPEN' defending Champion Mike Selearis {Left} from Elmhurst, NY. lost the title to Brazilian Star Mauricio Barbosa

JERRY CADORETTE VS JASON VALE

The Can-Am champion Arlene Sargent {Right} from Bristol, CT. adds the NYC BIG APPLE GRAPPLE title to her resume as she locks up with second place finisher Susan Fischer from Fairless Hills, PA.

First Place Jason Vale {Left} from Bellrose, NY. locks up with third Place finisher Fernando Ferriera from Brazil in the 175 lb. weight class.

Mike Selearis {Right} takes on Jerry Cadorette

One of the Sponsors Anthony Caperale {Left} from Protech Nutrition and NYAWA VP Annette Colantropo. The other sponsors were Marine Manifold Corporation and Gladiator Health Clubs of Bk & Qns

Empire State Champion Harry Wilson from Brooklyn {Right} loses to Superstar Arm Wrestler Gukhan Calisirisci from Turkey

Sponsor Frank Malis from Marine Manifold Corporation still Master's Light Weight 45+ Champion.
2002 INTREPID NYC BIG APPLE GRAPPLE XXV

Mom and Daughter two tuff ladies in the finals! Dina Fortuna {Left} and Amanda Fortuna have won more than 10 Arm Wrestling Championships
INTREPID NYC BIG APPLE GRAPPLE XXV

The Current NYC Queen of Arms Cynthia Yerby {Right} from Wolf, OK. beats five time Borough Champion Dina Fortuna from Wading River, NY. taking home the Queens Crown for the third year in a row.

Ray Darling {Right} & Jerry Cadorette

Action Shot > Engin Terzi from Turkey over Fernando Ferriera from Brazil
INTREPID 2002 NYC BIG APPLE GRAPPLE XXV

In the Masters 45+ Open Class it was The NYC PRO ARM WRESTLER OF THE YEAR Ray Darling {Right} from Cropseyville, NY. over Marty Soven from Woodside, NY.

Jason Vale {Left} from Bellerose, NY. is the New NYC's KING OF ARMS