Contestants 1 to 8 in The 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest.

Contestants 1 to 8 - The 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest

Contestants 1 - 8.  The 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest.

 

Contestants will continually be added to the Photo Gallery up to December 20th, the contest closing date.  Due to the high volume of entries, we will group the entries into collages of 8 and post on separate blog entries.  

Contestants 9 - 16 will be coming out on November 16th.

We will be giving away a MEAN PRIZE pack valued at $100 to one lucky voter-commenter on our blog after December 20th - so start leaving your comments now for your favorite MEAN BEARD!  

Below we feature Contestants 1 to 8
Who is your favorite MEAN BEARD?
It's not only the Beard, it's the Attitude.
Vote by leaving your comment below.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Michael
Last Name Labuski
Instagram Username ThePhillyBeard
Hometown Clifton Heights
State/Province/Region: PA
Country United States
Bearded Since: 2014
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) I'm a Graphic Designer for my own Design, Print, & Embroidery business. I compete in Beard Comps all over, and I play softball on Sundays spring thru fall.
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? All or nothing.
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) Always could grow a beard and would let it grow and then cut a year later, but then I split with my daughter's mother and it wasn't pretty. At the time I had a short beard and my daughter only knew me with the beard, so after a long custody battle it took 4 months to see her and I just kept it because that is what she knew. She loves beards and she's 5, she says to keep letting it get longer so that's what I do. Bearded dads do it better.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name

Uhlenhaut

Last Name Maik
Instagram Username the_curry_fcsp
Hometown Magdeburg
State/Province/Region: German
Country Germany
Bearded Since: 2011
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) I work as a Security in the emergency room in the Hospital, always on night duty. Since the end of 2017 I have been building my own Brand/Label, which is very close in to my heart. Of course it is not easy and also very difficult to move forward, but I don't care. Yes, I am convinced of that. You can find it under @Ratsbeard at Instagram, so just remember, at some point no one will be able to miss it anymore.
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? Stay harder than life.
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) Why me, good ask... I have been wearing Beard since I was 16 and since 2011 full-beard sometimes longer and sometimes shorter. Since 2014 actually ever longer full-beard, except I have it with the cut fucked up, then it had to be shorter times. Beard is for me an attitude to life and not a fashion. Whether I am Mean beard, I don't know.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Miguel
Last Name Centeno
Instagram Username bearded_shaman
Hometown Philadelphia
State/Province/Region: Pennsylvania
Country United State
Bearded Since: 4 years
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) I am a Deaf Mental Health Counselor.  Father of four, grandfather of one, been married for 10 yrs and going strong.  I enjoy grilling no matter what weather it is, watching my family growing as I grow.  Hitting it hard at the gym because I got one life to cherish and President of Bearded Sinners of Pennsylvania
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? My motto is Kia Ora.  I am the type of individual that stands for living in the moment.
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) Now listen, I'm a Maori/ Latin hybrid. I know I do not have the biggest longest eye popping beard but this beard serves a purpose. It is a beard that reminds me to honor those that passed before me. Every day I honor my father who passed from cancer and mother in law who passed from cancer. My beard is like Rocky, always standing toward the adversaries of the beard competitions, win or lose. You will remember me.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Paul
Last Name Sundvold
Instagram Username Sunnyhd1
Hometown Sioux Falls
State/Province/Region: South Dakota
Country 57103
Bearded Since: 2017
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) Got to love to give back to the community when ya can. Like my dad always says "Never give up a chance to go hunting or play golf!"
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? God made this world for us to maintain for him. Build a better future!
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) I by no means have the Meanest beard as of now....but the boys on top should be shaking in their boots ... cuz I'm comin' for em!
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Göran
Last Name Svangren
Instagram Username goransvangren
Hometown Surahammar
State/Province/Region: Västmanland
Country Sverige
Bearded Since: 2005
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) I work as a janitor at school. When I don't work I spend most of my time with my family. My biggest hobbies are my beard and ice hockey, also music, metal is my music of choice.
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? IF it happens it happens.
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) Because my kids think I look like a mean pirate captain and my youngest son loves my beard.  He's 3 years old and already wants a beard of his own.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Sean
Last Name Broadfoot
Instagram Username @Beardedfarrier
Hometown Pathhead
State/Province/Region: Edinburgh
Country Scotland
Bearded Since: 2009
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) I've been a self employed Farrier since 2008. My hobbies are doing fun things on the weekend with my family, and drinking rum.
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? My motto is ... what's meant for you won't go by you.
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) The reason I grew my beard was laziness to begin with. I used to let it get to a certain length then trim it back. The reason I grow my beard out is, I watch Vikings and wanted a beard like Ragnar Lodbrok.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Vinny
Last Name Santorelli
Instagram Username Xxvacsxx
Hometown Manchester
State/Province/Region: New Jersey
Country USA
Bearded Since: Current beard since 2016
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) I work as a Pipe Fitter. I like to play video games in my spare time and listen to Deathcore Music
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? Work now, Play later.
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) I have the meanest beard because I am dedicated to it. I take care of it like a new born baby and do only what's best for it. It is a part of me and defines who I am.
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MEAN BEARD Contestant 2018 MEANest BEARD Worldwide Contest by MEAN BEARD.
First Name Cory
Last Name Gall
Instagram Username beard_science
Hometown Pullman
State/Province/Region: WA
Country USA
Bearded Since: 2014
What Do You Do? (Career, Hobbies, Interests) Fly fishing, camping, family time, roasting coffee, traveling
What's Your Motto / What Do You Stand For? "Forget the risk and take the fall, if it's what you want than it's worth the risk"
Tell Us Why You Have The MEANEST Beard? (What Is Your Story? What Inspired You To Grow A Beard? Who Is The Man Behind The Beard?) I'm an infectious disease scientist that runs a laboratory at a hospital in the Pacific Northwest of the US. I am the crazy mad scientist that you picture from TV. I've worked with deadly diseases in the States as well as in Africa, trying to find cures to help thousands of people. People approach me all the time because of my beard and we end up talking about science and how to stay safe from diseases! All in all, I am a bearded family man.

188 comments

Leigh Ann

VINNY SANTORELLI!!

Leigh Ann
Sarah

Michael Labuski ✌🏻

Sarah
Christopher Schmidt

Michael Labuski!

Christopher Schmidt
Leigh Ann

Hottest beard around 😍😍😍

Leigh Ann
Brian Steuerman

Vinny Santorelli!!!

Brian Steuerman
Mary Larkin

Voting for Michael Labuski

Mary Larkin
Dave

Lubuski!

Dave
Bobby

Michael Labuski for the win!

Bobby
Amy

Voting for MichaelL Labuski

Amy
Jonathan

Michael labuski !

Jonathan
Kelly

Voting for Michael Labuski!

Kelly
Brandy

Michael Labuski 🤘

Brandy
Joe Loving

Meantastic Beards brothers👊👊

Joe Loving

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