UK STRONGEST MAN U105kg – SUNDAY 16th JULY 2017
The Strongest Man UK U105kg is organized on behalf of Folkestone Festivals by Marc Cherry of Hyperoptic, who was at the Hawkinge Festival in 2016. Twelve of the UK’s strongest men will qualify for this great final.!
This year it will take place in the area from the bandstand towards the Leas which is ideal for this particularly the hard surface between the grass with viewing either side.
Details of the event:
Martin VOS will be hosting on the day. Head Referee for the day is Sean Kennedy 3 times UK Champion 2012-2014-2015 so happy to have Sean on board again top referee top bloke…!
Rebel Strength will be supplying the kit and will be there on the day…! Straps, belts and suits on deadlift..! Briefs, wraps and belts on squats..!
130kg log 140kg log dbell 80kg twice
320kg frame 20 metres straps allowed
Car deadlift 300kg front bar setup
400kg super yoke
Car squat reps 250kg reps
120 130 140 150 160 stone circle
Athletes will be announced when qualifiers are finished..! Aaron Davis 2016 Champ will be here to defend his title will he do it…???
The other side of the bandstand we will have an inflatable 50ft tunnel run with obstacles, Gladiator Joust, lnflatable football out game and plan for pedal Go Karting.
There will be additional toilets, (thanks to sponsorship from a local business), as well as catering stalls (fish/burger type) and ice cream van. There will be no alcohol sold – these can be obtained from the nearby hotels, bars etc if people need them. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own chairs and picnics.