The Australia’s Strongest Man Competition was first established in 1993 and quickly became the most coveted title in Australian strength sports. Held annually the competition is an invitational event featuring some of the most spectacular displays of strength seen anywhere in the world. With the addition of Australia’s Strongest Woman in 2017 the competition we now have the countries greatest athletes on the same stage vying for the title.
Australia’s Strongest has long been the platform for the countries greatest strength athletes to progress into competitions such as The Worlds Strongest Man & Woman and The Arnold Pro Strongman & Strongwoman World Series among others.
The 2019 Australia’s Strongest Man & Woman competition is being held at Fed Square in the heart of Melbourne alongside the National Armwrestling Championships as part of the Arnold “Festival of Strength”. Australia’s Strongest Man & Woman is an invitational event that sees the competitors battle it out to earn a ticket to the coveted Arnold Pro Strongman along with the title of Australia’s Strongest Man or Woman.
This year the competitors will be pushed to their limits over 6 gruelling events. From staple events such as The Deadlift, pressing giant logs overhead and lifting heavy stones to some less familiar events this year the athletes will be pushed to their limits in an effort to earn the title of Australia’s Strongest Man and Woman.
1- The Stand or Submit Dumbbell Grip Gauntlet
2- Axle Clean & Press For Max Weight
3- Axle Deadlift Rising Weight + Reps (9″ Bar Height)
4- Loading Medley
5- Log Press For Reps (Wooden Logs)
6- Atlas Stone For Max Weight