"The strongman field now seems to be drawing the greatest strength athletes. They can do things that real experts, 50 years ago, would have laughed if you had said people could lift a 600lb stone off the ground. It’s preposterous."
Competitors will carry a yoke weighing approximately 1,300 pounds and 1,565 pounds for time and distance. Competitors have 30 seconds to carry the yoke four meters (13 feet). Those who complete the first attempt advance to the second attempt. Event judged on time and distance.
|Athlete|| 1,565 lbs
Time / Distance
| 1,300 lbs
Time / Distance
|Brian Shaw||14.87 sec.||8.68 sec.||1st|
|Mateusz Kieliszkowski||21.47 sec.||4.68 sec.||2nd|
|Jerry Pritchett||22.56 sec.||8.37 sec.||3rd|
|Hafthor Bjornsson||28.65 sec.||8.44 sec.||T-4th|
|Mikail Shivlyakov||28.65 sec||17.08 sec.||T-4th|
|Martins Licis||12 ft. 5 in.||7.22 sec.||6th|
|Dimitar Savatinov||10 ft. 11 in.||8.18 sec.||7th|
|Vytautas Lalas||6 ft. 11 in||7.69 sec.||8th|
|Krzysztof Radzikowski||injured||18.51 sec||9th|
|Zach Hadge||--||1 ft. 2 in.||10th|
Competitors will carry a wooden frame weighing approximately 1,140 pounds up a 35-foot ramp (10.7 meters). Event judged on time and distance. Straps are allowed. The Timber Carry has been an Arnold Strongman Classic staple since 2002.
|Brian Shaw||--||22.48 sec.||1st|
|Mateusz Kieliszkowski||--||22.82 sec||2nd|
|Jerry Pritchett||36 ft. 6 in.||--||3rd|
|Hafthor Bjornsson||34 ft. 8 in||--||4th|
|Vytautas Lalas||33 ft. 7 in.||--||5th|
|Martins Licis||24 ft. 4 in.||--||6th|
|Dimitar Savatinov||19 ft. 1 in.||--||7th|
|Mikail Shivlyakov||16 ft. 10 in.||--||8th|
|Zach Hadge||5 ft. 1 in.||--||9th|
|Krzysztof Radzikowski||0 ft. 0in.||--||10th|
Rising bar deadlift with a minimum starting weight of 749 pounds. The event features the Rogue Elephant Bar, which is much longer than a regulation Olympic bar. Competitors have 30 seconds per attempt. Event judged on weight.
|Athlete|| Rogue Elephant Bar Deadlift
Competitors will toss bags weighing approximately 50 pounds to more than 100 pounds over a 15-foot high bar. The bags are custom-made by Rogue Fitness. Event judged on weight and number of times bag successfully tossed over bar.
Competitors will overhead press a log weighing either 385 pounds or 430 pounds for repetitions. Competitors will chose which log to press. Event judged on number of repetitions, with at least one successful repetition on the heavier bar scoring higher than any number of reps on the lighter bar.
|Zach Hadge||--||--||No Lift|
|Martins Licis||--||--||No Lift|