WSF World Strongman Challenge Ilhabela held in Ilhabela (Brazil) on 22 of September.
In the competitions of the World Strongman Challenge Ilhabela took part more than 20 participants from 5 countries. The event was watched by over 1.500 spectators.
Luciano Afonso Sarti as president of ASAF South America informed about the “ World Strongman Challenge Ilhabela 2018”:
Event began at 08h30 with the opening ceremony, presentation of the national athletes, international, international delegations, leaders, referees, organization and partners, totaling 52 people.
The competition was divided between national and international stage, being the national one with 5 categories and 10 athletes, international with 2 categories and 15 athletes. International Championship: Chile -5 athletes, Colombia -2 athletes, Uruguay- 2 athletes, Bolivia -2 athletes and Brazil- 4 athletes. The Brazilian Championship started at 08h30 for the adapted category T41 (Amputees) where Ilhabela was a pioneer, hosting for the first time in the world this new category. Then female category up to 60kg, absolute female category, male category 90kg, male category 105kg and ending with the absolute male category. The tests were divided into 3 stages consisting of medleys (2 Tests in 1 only).
The first race was “Yoke Race” (race with the cangalha, weighing up to 380kg) + “Farms Walk” (race with wooden suitcases in the hands), weighing up to 240kg.
Second test ” Loglift ” (iron cylinder lift above head weighing up to 130kg) + ” Tire Flip ” (giant tire tipping up to 500kg).
3rd Test ” Deadlift Tire ” (Land survey with massive forklift tires up to 280kg) + Deadlift Car (car lift on the support with weight up to 300kg) .
After the closing of the Brazilian championship, which ended at 12:30 a ‘ Zumba Fitness ” for the public in partnership with the Orange Gym academy of Ilhabela.