This is what to anticipate for a gauntlet of occasions in South Carolina.
The 2023 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) contest is just a little over one month away. This yr’s premier showcase in strongman will happen on Apr. 19-23, 2023, in Myrtle Seashore, SC. On Mar. 9, 2023, the WSM group confirmed the anticipated occasions for the competitors for each the Qualifying Stage and the Remaining.
Right here’s an outline of the anticipated occasions on the 2023 WSM contest, so as:
2023 World’s Strongest Man Occasions
As in earlier years, the competition takes place throughout a number of days of competitors. Athletes are challenged to carry out a number of occasions every day, with sooner or later of relaxation earlier than the Remaining.
Qualifying Stage — Wednesday, April 19
Qualifying Stage — Thursday, April 20
- Occasion 4 — Conan’s Wheel
- Occasion 5 — Kettlebell Toss
- Occasion Six — Stone Off
Remaining — Saturday, April 22
Remaining — Sunday, April 23
Observe: The WSM group has not launched specifics for the load of implements or actual format of every occasion. Although, whereas unconfirmed, followers can doubtless count on acquainted occasions just like the Stone Off to remain much like earlier years. Previously, this decisive occasion has featured second and third-place finishers from every Qualifying Spherical group squaring off in an Atlas Stones battle to vie for a spot within the Remaining.
Right here is the entire roster for the 2023 WSM on the time of this writing:
2023 World’s Strongest Man Roster
The 2023 WSM would be the last WSM contest for four-time WSM champion (2011, 2013, 2015-2016) Brian Shaw and longtime competitor Mark Felix. Tom Stoltman is the two-time reigning champion (2021-2022). On the time of this text’s publication, Shaw and Stoltman are the one present or former WSM champions on the roster. Previous winners like Oleksii Novikov (2020) haven’t but been confirmed. Nonetheless, such a slate probably paints the image of a brand new period for the game of strongman.
The 2023 WSM competitors ought to act as one other terrific showcase of energy and energy on a world stage. With the roster and occasions now confirmed, it appears obvious one other dynamite contest is in retailer.
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