Jesse Marunde and Philanthropy
In 1998, 18-year-old Jesse Marunde became the first teenager to officially close the Captains of Crush No. 3 Gripper. “The first teenage Captain of Crush” went on to become a popular professional strongman competitor, but died on July 25, 2007 from a genetic heart defect. In Marunde’s memory, IronMind has pledged to donate $500 to the educational trust fund set up for his children every time a teenager is certified on the Captains of Crush No. 3, No. 3.5 or No. 4 grippers.
IronMind also donates all the proceeds from CD sales of Trevor Laing’s "Captains of Crush Song" to Doctors Without Borders.
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