The World’s Strongest Man competition was established in 1977 to answer the adage, “Who is the strongest man in the world?”

Since then, WSM has crowned champions the world over – legends such as Mariusz Pudzianowski, Eddie Hall, Žydrūnas Savickas, and the late Jón Páll Sigmarsson.

The 2024 SBD World’s Strongest Man in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in our history. Since our founding, strongman has become a truly global sport with worldwide participation. This has given rise to today’s generation of elite competitors. It also means you, the fans, travel in support of your nation and favorite strongman to see truly remarkable feats of human strength in person.