The Ocean State's Strongest Man 2 competition was held September 8, 2018. This was an indoor competition held at the Riverbend Athletic Club in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Steve Tripp has won the HWM Division for 2 years in a row now. This event was sponsored by the House of Muscle. Corey Benton and Kyle Bixler, State Chairs/Promoters
Motivation, inspiration, and reasoning tend to vary from one person to the next. Why would someonewant to compete in something like America’s Strongest Viking? For some, it was the lure of the ultimatechallenge, to desire to face odds so dire that most would shrink away rather forge ahead. Gregory Plourde was one such person, acknowledging to me prior to the show that the event weights were largely in excess of his maximums. Andria Shoemaker was another, as she opted to leapf
The North American Championships for top amateur in North America will take place October 27th and 28th at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. The top placing finishers will earn a spot at the Arnold World Championships the 1st weekend in March 2019. Also the top division winners will earn their pro card and Join the pro ranks.