How To Watch: 2017 Arnold Strongman
After being bombarded with questions on who/where would be streaming the various Strongman events at the Arnold Classic I THINK I have it figured out. So if you are one of the few strong people NOT traveling to Columbus this weekend here is a guide on how to plan your weekend of watching Strongman.
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.
The Timber Carry (4:45-5:30 p.m.)
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.
The ROGUE Elephant Bar Deadlift (1:45-3:15 p.m.)
Rising bar deadlift with a minimum starting weight of 749 pounds. The event features the ROGUE Elephant Bar, which is much longer an a regulation Olympic bar. Competitors have 30 seconds per attempt. Event judged on weight.
The Bag Over Bar (3:15-5:30 p.m.)
Competitors will toss bags weighing approximately 50 pounds to more than 100 pounds over a 15-foot high bar. The bags are custom-maded by ROGUE Fitness. Event judged on weight and number of times bag successfully tossed over bar.
The Austrian Oak (Approximately 9 p.m.)
Competitors will overhead press a log weighing either 385 pounds or 430 pounds for repititions. Competitors will chose which log to press. Event judged on number of repititions, with at least one successful repitition on the heavier bar scoring higher than any number of reps on the lighters bar.
Arnold Strongest Disabled Man
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m: ROGUE Record Breakers
LIFT AND HOLD WITH REPLICAS OF SCOTLAND’S FAMOUS DINNIE STONES
Odd Haugen, Mark Felix, Dr. Bill Crawford, Stevie Shanks
Challengers, all of whom are over 50 years old, must lift two fieldstones and hold above the platform for as long as possible. The light stone weights 321 pounds and the heavy stone weights 413 pounds.
Dimitar Savatinov, Mateusz Kieliskowski, Josh Reynolds
Savatinov will try lift the dumbbell overhead for at least one rep. Dumbbell weighs 312 pounds. Savatinov is the world record holder in the event with a press of 310 pounds.
Brian Shaw, Martins Licis
Shaw will try and lift a 560-pound stone over a wooden barrier 48 inches high.
WEIGHT OVER BAR
Bjornsson will try and toss a 56-pound ring weight over a high bar. Bjornsson set the world record in 2016 with a toss of 19 feet, 6 inches.
1:30-4 p.m: Arnold Amateur Strongman Finals
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