Texstrongman put together a World’s Strongest Man Compilation. What you can see here is how creative the events used to be. I mean when do you see huge guys sprinting across a field while they are flipping over cars nowadays? Video blocked in your country? Here is how you bypass it.
Just watched the 2012 Strongman Champions League Stage 13 from the Arnold Europe Expo in Spain. Highlights Farmers Walk Run (at 11:10) with 160kg in each hand Deadlifts (at 29:00) , 6 out of 10 competitors got to the 400-kg barrier (Vytautas Lalas with 420kg, Mikhail Koklyaev 422.5kg , Zydrunas Savickas 425kg) Lowlights there was barely no audience …
Strongman Sundays … While the last Strongman Champions League stop of the year is being held in Martinique this weekend, here are 7 recordings of the 13 events. Update: Martinique added. Finland Germany Serbia Finland Poland Russia Gibraltar Lithuania Spain Martinique Thanks to Phil for submitting.
Here is a recording of the 2012 Log Lift World Championships. The Event took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on Sunday Oct. 7, 2012 during the same weekend as the first annual SCL Savickas Classic. Zydrunas Savickas won with 210kg. He went for a World Record at 221kg, but missed his attempt. By the way, look […]
This just in. According to a Lithuanian news site, the 2012 World’s Stongest Man, Zydrunas Savickas announced that he will retire as a pro strongman. No official statement yet, but I applaud him for leaving his sport on a high note. I don’t know what the average ages of pro strongmen are, but at 37 […]
The 2012 World’s Strongest Man Rock Lift event consisted of 5 natural stones ranging from 300 to 400 lbs that had to be lifted on a platform. Terry Hollands tore his biceps. He told Randall Strossen “the top is completely detached”. Hafthor Bjornsson smoked this event in 25.52 seconds. Zydrunas Savickas, 5 in 32.13 Vytautas […]
Here is the 2012 World’s Strongest Man Deadlift event. As many reps as possible of 358kg (790 lbs) Deadlifts in 60 seconds. Zydrunas Savickas won the event with 8 reps. Here he goes head to head with Brian Shaw (6 reps). Jean Francois Caron (6 reps) vs Mike Jenkins (3 reps) Terry Hollands (7 reps) vs Vytautas […]
Here are some videos from the 2012 World’s Strongest Man Bus Pull. As if it wasn’t hard enough the guys had to overcome and uphill start. Terry Hollands won this event in 42.97 sec. Zydrunas Savickas made it in 55.35 sec. If you look closely you can see that he is not actually pulling, but using […]
Log Press time at the 2012 World’s Strongest Man. Zydrunas Savickas and Mike Jenkins were the only ones who took a shot at 220kg World Record Log Lift. Big Z got it. 2.5kg up from his previous record. According to Randall Strossen, Mike came close, but couldn’t fininsh the lift. At 210 kg four guys were […]