The 10th Anniversary show for California’s Strongest Man will be held in Huntington Beach, CA on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 10:00 am PST. The contest will take place in the beach parking lot on Huntington Street off of Pacific Coast Highway directly across from the Huntington Beach Hilton. The special event will be marked by the Travel Channel coming out with their sand artists to create a giant sand sculpture commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the show which began in 2003 at March Air Field Museum. That event featured a 58,000 lb Fighter Jet Pull and is where promoter – Scott Brengel won his Professional Strongman card after winning the Plane pull event.
The contest will feature five popular strongman events including:
Max Log Press
Keg Toss Over Bar (6 kegs)
Giant Tractor Tire Flip
The contest will determine the best strongman in both the Lightweight (less than 231 lbs) and Heavyweight (231 lbs +) divisions.
40 competitors from all over the U.S. including (California, New Jersey, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, Utah and Colorado) will be coming to H.B. to compete for the title of California’s Strongest Man. The Lightweight Champion from H.B. in 2009 and 2010 and Pro Strongman – Sean Demarinis (Lake Forest) will be returning for his 2nd year as a Heavyweight and 2011 Heavyweight Champ – Jeff Holder (San Diego). Other local athletes include – Casey Garrison from Long Beach (former Pittsburgh Pirates pro baseball player), Eric Wilson (Garden Grove) and Ryan Kaut (Huntington Beach).
For more information and to see the Press coverage, results and video from last year go to EastWest Strength.