Background: Ten men prequalified to compete in the Arnold Strongman Classic competition. The competition includes several feats of strength: Bag over Bar, Trial by Stone, Wheel of Pain, Timber Carry, Elephant Bar Deadlift, and Cyr Strategic Challenge.
The Trial by Stone event featured five stones. Two stones were to be pressed over head weighing 275 and 300 pounds. Two stones that weighed 365 and 400 pounds were to be lifted and placed on a barrel. Next, a stone needed to be lifted and carried 50 feet. This event was scored on completion and time.
Here are the highlights:
First stone press:
Second stone press:
Stone lifted and placed on a barrel:
Sidebar: Most competitors had a challenge picking up the last stone.
Sidebar: Most competitors had unique endings to this event.
Sidebar: Mateusz Kieliszkowski won this event by completing the event in 53.72 seconds.