2017 Arnold Strongman Classic
The 2017 IFBB Arnold Classic and Arnold Sports Festival are Presented by Classic Productions. Celebrating the 29th Anniversary of the IFBB Arnold Classic and the 11th Arnold Amateur Championships. March 2nd - 5th, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
Held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and the Battelle Grand Ballroom. The Presenting Sponsors were Europa Sports Products and Optimum Nutrition and the Arnold Strongman Major Sponsor was Rogue.
The Arnold Strongman Classic had the first 4 events staged at the Expo stage, and the final exciting event, The Austrian Oak was held at the Battelle Grand Ballroom on Saturday night. Brian Shaw won his third Arnold Strongman Classic title in dominating fashion.
Enjoy the full coverage of this incredible display of skill, power and strength. Split over two days, the competitors battled it out over five incredibly heavy and stressful events to see who would be the Arnold Strongman champion for 2017. This year is was BRIAN SHAW who came out on top in a convincing victory over Hafthor Bjornsson.
This DVD covers each of the 5 events which were as follows in this order:
1. The Bale Tote
2. The Timber Carry
3. The Rogue Elephant Bar Deadlift
4. The Sandbag Throw
5. The Austrian Oak
EXTRA SCENES features the induction of LOU FERRIGNO and BILL KAZMAIER into the International Sports Hall of Fame. This event was co-hosted by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dr Robert Goldman.
Pro Strongman Event: 125 mins
Extras - Sports Hall of Fame: 16 mins
Total Running Time: 141 mins
2017 ARNOLD STRONGMAN CLASSIC RESULTS
1. Brian Shaw – 47.5 – USA
2. Hafthor Bjornsson – 41.5 – Iceland
3. Jerry Pritchett – 39.5 – USA
4. Mateusz Kieliszkowski – 31 – Poland
5. Mikhail Shivlyakov – 29 – Russia
6. Vytautas Lalas – 25 – Lithuania
7. Dimitar Savatinov – 22.5 – Bulgaria
8. Martins Licis – 20.5 – USA
9. Zachary Hadge – 12.5 – USA
10. Krzysztof Radzikowski – 3 – Poland
More details on each of the 2017 Arnold Strongman Events:
1. The Bale Tote — Two different weight yokes. Starting weight 590kg/1300lb. Athletes to carry the yoke 4 meters/13 feet. If successful, the weight of the yoke will be increased to 1565 lb. The fastest time of the heaviest yoke will win.
2. The Timber Carry — 1140 pound (517kg) frame carry up a 35 foot incline. Straps allowed.
3. The Rogue Elephant Bar Deadlift — One rep max, with three attempts for each competitor. (Jerry Pritchett subsequently broke the Rogue Elephant Bar Deadlift World Record with a pull of 1,031 lb. to break Eddie Halls record from last year.)
4. The Sandbag Throw - The newest event at the Arnold Strongman Classic was the Sandbag Weight Over the 15’ Bar Throw. Hafthor took the top spot with a 95 lb. toss, which he later bested in an unofficial record-settings throw of the 100 lb. bag.
5. The Austrian Oak — Floor to overhead log press for maximum repetitions. Athletes will have a choice between the heavy Oak – 430 lb. or the Feather Oak – 385 lb.
(You can find further details on every individual lift for each event HERE. Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
2017 ARNOLD CLASSIC (USA) PRO RESULTS - MEN, WOMEN & STRONGMAN
||2017 Arnold Classic Pro Men: Arnold Classic, Arnold 212, Men's Physique & Pro Wheelchair Set |
This wonderful competition is recorded for posterity in a DVD of 5 HOURS, presenting the complete Prejudging and Finals of the Arnold Classic Pro Men, Pro 212, Pro Men’s Physique & Pro Wheelchair as well as the final event and awards for the Arnold Strongman Classic. The new Arnold Classic champion was CEDRIC McMILLAN who moved up from 2nd last year, new Pro Ahmad Ashkanani stormed to victory in the 212, Ryan Terry of the UK won the Pro Men’s Physique and inspirational Harold Kelley won the Pro Wheelchair. The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient was Betty Weider.
.2017 ARNOLD AMATEUR (USA) MEN'S RESULTS
. 2017 ARNOLD AMATEUR (USA) WOMEN'S RESULTS
. THE ARNOLD CLASSIC (USA) DVD COLLECTION
Special thanks to photographers at the Arnold Classic Finals and Arnold Strongman Classic, Lou Ann Weisenstien of Slater's Strength and Stones and Jason Breeze for these wonderful strongman photos.
Not to be overlooked, our thanks to the Arnold Strongman Classic Officials: The Arnold Strongman Classic is directed by Terry Todd, Jan Todd, and Steve Slater.
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This Event is Officially Sanctioned by the IFBB Professional League.
Expo & Events Coordinator
Expo & Events Director
Director of Communications
Dr. Terry Todd
Strongman Stage Announcers
Masters of Ceremony
Photography for Pro DVDs
Jason Breeze jasonbreeze.com
The Arnold Amateur
Masters of Ceremony
On Stage Expeditors
Back Stage Expeditors
Photographer for Amateurs
2017 Arnold Sports Festival Crew List
Assistant Event Producer
FOH Audio Engineer
FOH Lighting Technician
Arnold Sports Festival Sponsors
Rogue Fitness - Presenting Sponsor of the Strongman
Midway Labs USA
Muscle & Fitness Magazine
American Electric Power
EAS Abbott Nutrition
Laura's Lean Beef
Monster Energy/Muscle Monster
Rule One Proteins
SBD Apparel USA Distributor
Sweet Sweat by Sports Research
Athletic Elite 10
Concept2 CTS Inc.
Tianqi Shaker Bottle
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