Eight world-class strength athletes are preparing to demonstrate their quarantine skills – without weights. The official competition for the strongest man in the world may have been postponed to November given the pandemic, but in the meantime they will make good use of their training by participating in the special edition The Strongest Man in the World: Home Edition Series that are streamed every Monday on Snapchat Discover in May, June, and July.
In each episode, two strong men compete against each other in a certain event, such as deadlifts or a peasant walk, and it is up to the boys to complete them, who move with as much imagination and flair as possible, furniture, pets, cars, children lifting ̵
The Strongest Man in the World: The Home Edition is moderated by Eddie Hall, who won the title of Strongest Man in the World in 2017. "I can't wait for fans to see the creativity these guys bring to the table," said Hall. "I was wondering how the athletes prepared for the competition for the strongest men in the world in November and many will now be without a gym. It will be fun to see them stay in shape somehow!"
Rob Kearney, the self-proclaimed strongest gay man in the world, is one of the eight strong men who take part in competitions. He really wants people to see the fun side of the sport.
"This really makes us athletes show it." our personalities more than we could do in an intense high stakes competition, "he said to Men & # 39; s Health. " To be able to just have fun with one Having an event will show everyone that we may look intimidating, but at heart we're just fun-loving people who happen to be tall, strong, and heavy-duty. " Kearney, who set the American record for the heaviest wood press (471 £) will show his improvised overhead press in the first episode of the competition, which viewers can see on Discover on Monday May 11. The other strong man Eddie Williams, Robert Colonel, Luke Stoltman, Adam Bishop, Nick Best, Rongo Keene and Evan Singleton will do deadlifts, carry and presses of random household items.
"I think the coolest thing about it is that it is." It really opens on Snapchat Door to a whole new population group that is not an "average" strongman fan, "said Kearney. "This was really an important opportunity to bring a strong man into the mainstream during quarantine, to have a little fun, to raise the mood of everyone, to put a smile on people's faces and to have fun with some of my competitors. "