World's Strongest Disabled Man 2012

by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. | ©2014 IronMind


“On the 19th and 20th of October 2012, Reykjavik will host the  tenth worldwide strength competition for the handicapped,” according to a press release by Magnus Ver Magnusson.

Four-time World’s Strongest Man winner Magnus Ver Magnusson is organizing the 2012 World’s Strongest Disabled Man contest.  IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen photo.
Four-time World’s Strongest Man winner Magnus Ver Magnusson is organizing the 2012 World’s Strongest Disabled Man contest.  IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen photo.


“The competition will be divided into two separated categories; wheelchair and standing.  Both categories will be open to the developmentally disabled.

“On each day competitors will attempt five to six different feats of strength.  Challenges include the following: Car-pulling by hand, Log-lifting, shoulder press, Farmers walk, rock-lifting, Hercules hold and the Moring bit carry.

“Registration is open until the 10th of October 2012.”

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