Mike Jenkins, 31, Passes

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mike jenkinsMike Jenkins, 31, passed away suddenly this morning. Jenkins wife, and Crossfit Gama have confirmed his death on Facebook. No other details have been released.

It’s with a heavy, heavy heart and great sadness that I want to let you all know that my best friend, my husband, my everything, Mike Jenkins, went to heaven this morning. Please keep us all in your prayers. I will update as I know more…

Jenkins will be missed by many.

He competed at World’s Strongest Man this year where he finished fourth.

Among his great accomplishments during his strongman career was finishing first at the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic. His other accomplishments include finishing first at the 2012 Giants Live, and earning his pro card at the Arnold Amateur Strongman World Championships in 2010.

He is survived by his wife, Kari.

UPDATE:

We do not yet know why Mike passed away. His autopsy is scheduled for Monday. However, the doctors assure me that he was not in pain for he passed in his sleep. I promise to post information about his services once those things have been arranged. -Jenkins wife, Kari

We will keep this post updated as new information is released.

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