Listowel, Ont. strongman tops fundraising goal in tire flip event
Listowel, Ont. resident Chris Kurz seen here flipping a 400 lb. tractor tire. (Scott Miller/CTV London)
WINGHAM, ONT. -- Chris Kurz has topped his $40,000 fundraising goal in his latest strongman stunt.
The Listowel, Ont. native flipped a 400 lb. tractor tire, 350 times on May 24 in the parking lot of the gym he owns in Listowel.
He hoped to raise $40,000 for local school nutrition programs, but he’s topped it.
Kurz raised over $61,000 to fund school nutrition programs in Listowel and area.
Kurz has completed six other strongman events and/or ultra marathons over the past decade, raising over $115,000 for local charities along the way.