The 2022 Rogue Strongman Invitational, which took place on Oct. 28-30, 2022, at the Dell Diamond stadium in Round Rock, TX, saw Ukrainian Oleksii Novikov ascend the podium and claim the six-figure prize for first place. Novikov beat the other nine elite strongmen who were invited to compete, including the...Read more
What Is Strongman?
Strongman is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive strongman and strongwoman, an athlete’s success is based on their ability to conquer a multitude of events. Unlike the other strength sports, strongman/strongwoman athletes have to incredibly rounded in every aspect, as opposed to only training a few lifts. Check out a few of the more well-known events below.
- Log Press
- Atlas Stones
- Weighted Carries
- Truck Pulls
These are only a few of the events you could see at any given strongman contest. To be successful in strongman and strongwoman, you have to be adaptive and excel in pull, carry, press, and squat focused events.
The 2022 Rogue Strongman Invitational featured 10 of the world's best strongmen competing in Round Rock, TX, for six figures in prize money. After six events spread across two days, Oleksii Novikov emerged victorious, with 2022 Shaw Classic champion Trey...Read more
Strongman Nick Best is no stranger to heavy deadlifts for a lot of volume. The 53-year-old published a video on his YouTube channel and Instagram page on Oct. 30, 2022, wherein he pulled 600 pounds for a set of 16...Read more
The 2022 Western Canada's Strongest Man (WCSM) champion Sean Hayes has eclipsed his Canadian record. On Oct. 30, 2022, the strongman from the north loaded 474 kilograms (1,045 pounds) on an axle bar and deadlifted it. An axle deadlift is...Read more
The 2022 Rogue Invitational contest featured elite CrossFit competition and the second edition of its 10-athlete strongman contest. The former took place from Oct. 27-30, 2022, and the latter was nestled in between from Oct. 28-29. For the CrossFit contest,...Read more
Hafthor Björnsson Sets New Weight Over Bar World Record of 20 Feet, 3 Inches; Teases Competitive Return to Strongman
Two years after retiring from the sport of strongman to pursue a boxing career, Hafthor "The Mountain" Björnsson traveled to the 2022 Rogue Invitational in Austin, TX, to break his own Weight Over Bar World Record. Thor broke the record...Read more
The 2022 Rogue Strongman Invitational is set to take place from Oct. 28-29 in Round Rock, Texas, as a part of the four-day Rogue Invitational, which features both a strongman and CrossFit competition. https://www.instagram.com/p/CkPfIyitI6f/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Ten of the world's top strongmen...Read more