The title of World’s Strongest Man is a powerful motivator for the 30 athletes performing in this year’s competition. But Brian Shaw and Žydrūnas ‘Big Z’ Savickas have an extra incentive: the chance to equal Pudzianowski’s record five championships.
The rivalries in World’s Strongest Man are often the most compelling part of the competition. They push athletes beyond their limits and put targets on the backs of the men involved. This year two of the most dominant athletes in the sport will have the chance to equal Mariusz Pudzianowski’s incredible win record. (more…)