Big Z broke Hafthor Bjornsson’s record which Jono MacFarlane had set back in 2009. Big Z beat Jono by 4 inches.

WSM 2016 was an exciting competition with some great old faces and some new ones.

Events for WSM 2016

Legend for Americans – 1 kg is 2.2 lbs and 1 meter is close to 1 yard

Loading Race – 1 kg is 2.2 lbs and 1 meter is close to 1 yard

Heat 1 3 barrels 130 kg each 14 meters in 1:15

Heat 2 4 sacks 125 kg each 12 meters in 1:15

Heat 3 3 barrels 130 kg each 14 meters in 1:15

Heat 4 3 barrels 130 kg each 14 meters in 1:15

Hercules Hold –

Heat 1 Hold 180 kg each for as long as possible

Heat 4 Hold 180 kg each for as long as possible

Truck Pull –

Heat 2 18 metric tonnes 25 meters in 60 seconds or less

Heat 4 18 metric tonnes 25 meters in 60 seconds or less

Fingal’s Fingers –

Heat 1 5 fingers ranging from 145 – 175 kg (totalling 794 kg) flipped in 60 seconds

Heat 3 5 fingers ranging from 145 – 175 kg (totalling 794 kg) flipped in 60 seconds

Keg Toss for Height

Heat 2 15 kg keg starting at 5.5 meters, 3 attempts to clear bar

Heat 3 15 kg keg starting at 5.5 meters, 3 attempts to clear bar

Squat –

Heat 1 325 kg for reps in 60 seconds

Heat 4 325 kg for reps in 60 seconds

Deadlift

Heat 2 363 kg amrap in 60 seconds

Heat 3 363 kg amrap in 60 seconds

Giant Dumbbell press –

Heat 1 100 kg for 75 seconds AMRAP

Heat 3 100 kg for 75 seconds AMRAP

Heat 4 100 kg for 75 seconds AMRAP

Viking Press

Heat 2 154 kg amrap for 60 seconds

Atlas Stones – 60 seconds to lift 5 stones ranging from 138-200 kg (total weight is 826 kg)

The next episode we will talk about the WSM final as well as the upcoming Arnold Austrialian Strongman Competition that Jono will be competiting in less than 60 days from now.

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