2012 World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition Presented by Mustad
The Mustad family has been a proud sponsor and supporter of the World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition for the last 33 years. 2012 WCBC included 72 competitors who traveled to Calgary from 15 countries to compete for the World Championship Blacksmith Award; Mustad Sponsored Team members represented 8 of the 15 countries.
During the 4 day intense WCBC competition, the competitors strive to achieve an overall high score based on shoe forging, finish, nail placement, foot preparation and balance. The World Championship Award winner, Steven Beane, has received a $10,000.00 check presented by Mustad: this is the 4th consecutive World Champion title for Steven, please join us in congratulating him - what a poker!!!!
Introductions of the farriers competing at World Championship Blacksmiths Competition 2012 – Calgary:
The St. Croix Forge Team
(all team members from USA: Austin Edens, Jake Engler, Conrad Trow, Gene Lieser)
The Mustad Team
(Steven Beane-England, Derek Gardner-Scotland, Paul Robinson- Northern Ireland, David Varini - Scotland)
The Heller Team
(Aksel Vibe-Norway, Grant Moon-Wales, Jasper Eriksson-Sweden, Henrik Berger- Denmark)
(includes the presentation of check at Grandstand)
Class 40 + 50