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WSM Experience – Finland 2012

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“Brian Shaw out – Magnus Ver Magnusson in”

The reigning World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw tore his bicep at the Arnold Strongman Classic and the further examination result was “Full bicep rupture with significant retraction”. Surgery today and we all wish Brian to get well soon!

United Strongmen™ will confirm the new athlete replacing Brian´s spot to WSM Experience in one weeks time.

We have added 4-time World´s Strongest Man Magnus Ver Magnusson to our referee cavalcade which increases the amount of WSM winners at WSM Experience.

The King of the Castle™ – A True World´s Strongest Man Experience™ is opening ticket sales in 3 days time. Tickets will be available to buy at The event starts on 21st April at 1PM when top Finnish and a few international strongwomen are battling out about the “Queen” title. Directly after the ladies competition, the gladiators are released to the arena for the first 3 events (weight over bar medley, arm over arm pull and farmers walk/sack loading medley).

The Queen competition and the 3 first events for the men are included to the basic ticket of 10€, which will be on sale at, Häme Castle information and also from the gate.

At around 4.30 PM the male competitors are entering to the castle with maximum of 200 spectators, who will witness the final events (log lift max, deadlift and the atlas stones)…The Finals ticket (39€) includes the same as the basic one, but also the 3 last events and a buffet dinner in the castle restaurant along with the prizing ceremony. The final tickets can be purchased only from and there´s only 200 tickets available due the safety regulations of the castle.



Who would be a perfect referee for WSM Experience competition? – The World´s Strongest Man of course!

In this case there´s more than that, King of the Castle™ – A true World´s Strongest Man Experience™ will be refereed by former WSM winners Jouko Ahola and Janne Virtanen, which dominated the sport in the late 90´s and early 2000´s.

Along with these strong men, the audience and competitors are hosted by the leading pin-up model in Finland, Sini “Ariel” Tarkkinen.

The competition will be held in Hämeenlinna medieval castle 21st, April 2012 and the competition will have two parts – another part in the the castle yard, where we have plenty of space for the competitors and the final events will be done in the inner castle area, where the amount of spectators is limited to approx. 200 – these lucky ones will get their opportunity to buy the tickets from upcoming starting from 15th, March.


Along with the ticket sales start, the events will be published also 15th, March.”



“King of the Castle™ – a true World´s Strongest Man Experience taking place in Hämeenlinna, Finland on 21st April 2012 offers a high class battle for Finnish and international Strongman fans.

The reigning World´s Strongest Man, Brian Shaw is looking to add the crown to his list of titles, but will face strong competition including the giant from Iceland, Hafbor Thor Björnsson, WSM finalist in 2011. In addition to Brian and Thor, last year’s winner of Finland´s Strongest Man competition Jarno Jokinen will be present and Mika Jaakola and Antti Mourujärvi make up the first 5 athletes.

Also in attendance will be WSM finalist Tarmo Mitt and Ronalds Gulbis and finally Danish Champion Nicolai Hansen is the 8th  athlete.

This is a very strong line up and they will all battle it out for the WSM Experience title.

The full athlete line up is:

  1. Brian Shaw
  2. Hafbor Thor Björnsson
  3. Jarno Jokinen
  4. Mika Jaakola
  5. Antti Mourujärvi
  6. Tarmo Mitt
  7. Ronalds Gulbis
  8. Nicolai Hansen

The ticket sales for the WSM Experience starts on 15th March and more information will follow soon.





London WSM Experience was held on the 29th & 30th May 2010. Please see details below:


2010 WSM Experience

Terry in Tire Press T-Shirt

The London World’s Strongest Man Experience was a sell out on both the 29th & 30th of May 2010!!

Zydrunas Savickas reinforced his 2009 WSM Title in style at the show, held at London’s Excel centre, WSM fans got to meet some of the stars of WSM up close and personal!

Other competing athletes included; Mark Felix, Stefan Solvi Petursson, Jimmy Marku, Terry Hollands, Darren Sadler and Kevin Nee.

The new WSM T-shirt range was unveiled at the London event & went down fantastically well with both fans & the athletes.

Get your new WSM kit exclusively from the Official WSM Store which will be available soon.

An announcement for the 2012 WSM Experience will be coming soon…..