The 2017 Winter Beast of the Bay Strength Challenge, an indoor event, was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, on March 18, 2017. This was the first ever Beast of the Bay Strength Challenge event and looking forward to hosting other events in the San Francisco bay area in the future.
There was a total of 16 athletes within 4 men’s weight divisions. Among the athletes competing was Mike West, from Hayward, CA. Anthony Albert from Southern CA; this was Anthony’s first time winning his division and getting invited to compete at the North American Championship November 10-11, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV.
Special thanks to the following sponsors: Mike West from Mike West Fitness and the team from the gym who supported and volunteered. Ivan from IB Strong Strength & Conditioning for their continued partnership and support. Ellie from Kraski Nutrition for the raffle gifts. Chris Law and his wife from Max Muscle Blossom Hill, for the supplement package “Beaster Baskets” for our 1st place winners. Gabe Scarpelli, owner of Evolution Sports Expo, for the opportunity to launch this event as a part of such an amazing expo.