After the second day of competition in the Qualifying Stage, your group leaders are: Tom Stoltman, Mitchell Hooper, Oleksii Novikov, Martins Licis, and Luke Stoltman. On Thursday, May 26, competitors will contend with the Wrecking Ball Hold and the second and third place finishers in each group participate in 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 first day of the 2022 World's Strongest Man (WSM) contest has seen some impressive lifts — and some significant setbacks and injuries. On May 25, the second day of the competition, WSM announced on Instagram that UK strongman Shane...Read more
Evan Singleton Returns to 2022 World’s Strongest Man Competition Less Than 24 Hours After Withdrawing
The opening day of the 2022 World's Strongest Man (WSM) contest saw several competitors sustain what appeared to be injuries. Then, before the start of the second even, WSM officials announced on Instagram that American strongman Evan Singleton was withdrawing...Read more
The 2022 World's Strongest Man (WSM) contest kicked off on May 24, 2022, in sunny Sacramento, CA, with big crowds of spectators and a tournament area outfitted to contest the triple-degree heat. The first two events of the Qualifying Stage...Read more
The second event of the 2022 World's Strongest Man (WSM) was the Deadlift Ladder. A series of fresh barbells loaded with what appeared to be never-before-used weight plates littered the lawn in front of the Capitol Mall in Sacramento, CA,...Read more
UPDATE: Since this article was first published, Singleton and WSM have both confirmed that Singleton is back in the competition after being cleared by medical professionals. According to Singleton, he went into anaphylactic shock. His throat closed and he couldn't...Read more
On the evening of May 23, 2022, the World’s Strongest Man announced on Instagram that Irishman Pa O’Dwyer is officially out of the contest, and alternate Andy Black of the United Kingdom is now in as his replacement. ...Read more