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The Irish Strength EXPO 2014 - 26/4/2014

The price for the Bangor event will be £5 at the door under12s go free.

Venue: Aurora Leisure Complex, Bangor
Dates: Sat 26th April
Time: 10 am - 6 pm

Events planned are:

The UK Strongman Classic
Highland Games
Powerlifting
Arm Wrestling
Mighty Mitts
MAS Wrestling
Stalls
Kids Zone

The UK Strongest Man Classic Main Event Disciplines are:

DAY 1:

Event 1-LOUIS CYR AXLE PRESS FOR MAXIMUM
This is an exact Arnold replica of this legendary event. This will be last man standing event with a 10kg increase till the last two remain to choose their weight. The maximum weight lifted wins(Arnold style lifting rules apply).

Event 2-RAILWAY SECTION YOLK
This is a 12metre course(6metre turn) of a full section of railway and yolk frame weighing 1102lb(500kg). A 90second time limit will be given to complete the course, fastest time or distance carried wins. (Arnold style rules apply).

Event 3-SHIPS MAST LOG LIFT FOR REPETITIONS
This will be a Arnold replica as staged in previous years of the Arnold Classic(Arnold style rules apply). The 400lb(182kg) log will be lifted as many times as possible in a 2minute time limit with the log being returned to the lifting blocks on each successful lift. Most repetition wins.

Event 4-CAR DEADLIFT HOLD GRIP TEST
This will be a head to head event to end Day 1 of the contest, a grip test by holding 2000lb cars for as long as possible. Each competitor will lift together with the longest time winning.

Day 2:

Event 5-GIANTS TABLE LIFT FOR MAXIMUM
This old time Strongman test has been engineered to correct a perfect safe lift as a maximum test. This immense test will be a whole body lift using legs, hips and arms with a 50kg increase each time( 450kg starter weight) in this last man standing event. The final two competitors will get to choose their weight. Maximum lift wins(875kg is current UK record on this event).

Event 6-DADDY DUMBBELL PRESS FOR REPETITIONS
This will be a exact replica of the famous Arnold Classic Dumbbell but weighs 200lb(91kg) and is named in the UK as the Daddy Dumbbell. This the 3rd press test of the competition to show explosive pressing power for repetitions(full Arnold rules will apply),
with the most repetitions winning this event.

Event 7-SILIVER DOLLAR DEADLIFT FOR MAXIUM
This WSM Classic is of the same specifications as featured in World Strongest Man (Sun City 1994). The starting weight will be 880lb(400kg) in this 10kg increase last man standing competition where the final two competitors can choose their weight. The maximum weight lifted wins. The staple of all strength tests(450kg is current UK record).

Event 8-MANHOOD STONE LIFT FOR REPETITIONS
This is a head to head event to end the UK Strongman Classic with the 2 leaders going last for the title! These 4XL CNP stones weighing 400lb(182kg)/22inch diameter will be lifted over a 4foot Super yolk frame as many times as possible in a 2minute time limit(5repetitions is the current UK record). Most repetitions wins(Arnold style lifting rules will apply).

Further details to compete as a competitor can be found on www.irishstrongman.com to book tickets as a spectator go to www.ultimatestrongestman.com and go to Bangor button.