Saturday, June 2, Best of the West level-2 strongman contest took place. This was definitely a showcase contest. Some of the West coast best and upcoming athletes displayed athleticism and strength throughout the day.
Andrew Mock, top middleweight amateur, coming off a a solid placing this past March at The Arnold in columbus Ohio, won the MW overall. Hannah Ficek and Nadia Solis, MWW athletes battled it out all day long. Both athletes are surely progressing rapidly and showing that they will be a force to reckon with at National Championships having both earned qualifying marks taking 1st and 2nd place.
"Kristin Rhodes, CA state chair & Contest Promoter/MWM Arnold athlete Mike Gonzales over saw and ran a smooth contest", quoted Dr. Seth Larsen, fellow MW Strongman competitor and Strength Blogger. The contest was held at The Works Gym in Upland, CA. The gym is slowly becoming a home for strength athletics in the Inland Empire of California and is looking for to hosting more contests in the future for Strongman Corp.