what it takes
to win the title

The World’s Strongest Man competition is about more than just force: it is about stamina, skill, tactics, training and strategy. Every event below is designed to push the Strongmen to their absolute limits, challenging not only their physical strength, but their agility and mental toughness too.

Pulling a phenomenally heavy object along a course may not sound like ground-breaking event territory in the world of the Strongmen, but… READ MORE

The Atlas Stones are often regarded as the signature event in the WSM contest. As the final event of the whole competition, this event often determines the winner… READ MORE

The Keg Toss is inspired by the long tradition of Highland Games. Based on the idea of a weight-for-height competition, the Keg Toss relies on pure power to succeed… READ MORE

Visually impressive and impossible to take your eyes off, the Carry and Drag event is gruelling… READ MORE

First launched in 1983, the Farmer’s Walk is one of the most well-known and most iconic WSM events… READ MORE

One of the newest events in the WSM competition, Fingal’s Fingers was first launched in 2000 and takes its name from Fingal… READ MORE

A phenomenal test of strength which has grown to become one of the most-recognised, and iconic events… READ MORE

The Giant Dumbbell press seems like one of the more straightforward WSM events, but that doesn’t mean it is any less grueling to succeed in… READ MORE

Giant is definitely the right word to describe this event as it’s an entire tree trunk – not just a log – that the Strongmen have to lift to conquer this part of the competition. The tree trunk is erected … READ MORE

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