UKSC Englands Ultimate strongest man 07 events & rules
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UKSC Englandâ€™s Ultimate strongest man final 2007
Venue: Lichfield rugby union club, Tamworth road, Lichfield
Date: Sunday 29th July 2007
start time: 12.30pm
Event 1: Truck pull
The athlete will wear a harness and upon the refereeâ€™s command pull a 18 tonne truck over a 25metre course. The front of the truck must cross the finishing line to stop the clock. The competitor with the fastest time wins
Weight: 18 tonne
Course 25 metres
Time limit 90 seconds
Event 2: Log lift
The athlete will start grasping the handles with the log on the floor. Upon the refereeâ€™s command, the athlete will begin lifting the log. The athlete will press the log above his head until the elbows are locked. The log must be held in position until the referee acknowledges the lift. The log will then be lowered back to chest and the lift repeated as many times as possible in the given time. The log maybe be replace to floor during the time period
Weight of log: 135 kilos
Time limit: 90 seconds
Event 3: Axle dead lift
The athlete will be grasped the bar dead lift style. The athlete will commence lifting on refereeâ€™s signal. Athletes must stand erect with legs straight and back extended in an upright position with shoulders locked back. The bar can only be returned to the start position on the refereeâ€™s signal (good lift). This sequence is to be repeated as many times as possible in the space of 90 seconds. Athletes must maintain a grip on the bar at all times. The person lifting the most number of reps wins.
Lifting straps are permitted, but the use of adhesive substance on the hands is not permitted.
Time limit: 90 seconds
Start Weight: 300kg
Event 4: Crucifix Axe hold
The competitor will stand within a marked area, in an upright position with his arm straight out at shoulder height. The athlete will grasp the axeâ€™s handles, he will be given time to adjust his grip and position till he and the referee are satisfied. When both the athlete and referee are satisfied the referee will give the command to start. The athlete must maintain an upright posture and his head must stay upright and facing the audience at all time. Dropping his arms will terminate the attempt.
Time limit: none
Event 5: Stones of strength
6 stones are lifted in ascending order of weight onto a barrel in the fastest time possible. Times will be taken when each stone is placed onto the platform. Competitors who successfully lift all 5 stones will be scored according to time. Items falling off the platform must be replaced by the competitor before continuing onto the next item. Stones will be 110kgs, 120kgs, 130kgs. 145kgs, 155kgs & 165kgs
Weight: 110kgs, 120kgs, 130kgs, 145kgs, 155kgs & 165kgs
Time limit: 120 seconds.
Event 6: Back to back tug of war
The draw for this event goes on the placing after 5 events. For example the first round would be 1st place v 7th place (A), 2nd v 8th (B), 3rd v 5th (C), 4th v 6th (D),
Second round A v C, B v D with the winner of each second round matchâ€™s meeting in the final.
In the event of any of the top 8 competitors not competing in the last event 9th place will compete. The first & second round will be one pull only. Final will be the best of three pulls.