Arnold Sports Festival Pro Strongman
Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00PM
Fabian Lewkowicz

Strong men compete at the Santa Monica Pier during the Arnold Sports Festival Pro Strongman USA on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Martins Licis won the Strongman competition. 

The Arnold Strongman USA consists of disciplines designed to demonstrate a balanced combination of complete and extraordinary body strength.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is hosted the event and a portion of the proceeds will benefit California Firefighters. Special Guests included 2018 Arnold Classic Strongman champion Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson and two-time Arnold Strongman Classic champ Brian Shaw.

Created in 1977, the World's Strongest Man has become the premier event in strength athletics. For over 30 years, the strongest men on the planet have come together in a series of unique and amazing tests of strength to determine the World's Strongest Man. The competition has traveled to stunning and varied locations such as Zambia, Iceland, Mauritius, Malaysia, Morocco, China and the USA. Arnold Strongman USA

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