Well-deserved first Strongman Champions League victory for Matjaž Belšak in Germany

Date: 01 / 02 / 2017

Equipped as usual with his trademark characteristics – super motivation, fierce spirit and impressive stamina, Matjaž Belšak from Slovenia was without any doubt the rightful champion of MLO SCL GERMANY FIBO. His total score of 71 points left little chance for catching up in the final ranking for Tom Stoltmen who finished second with 58 points and Dennis Kohlruss who grabbed the bronze with 55.5 points.

A definite highlight in this SCL Stage 2 was that last weekend in Germany for the first time Strongman Champions League introduced its new rules. 14 athletes start each competition. After the first three disciplines, two of them drop out - those with the lowest scores. ...

For the second year in a row J. F. Caron is Norway`s Strongest Viking

Date: 01 / 02 / 2017

Perfect organization from the local hosts. Weather conditions for real man. Competitors eager to begin the new season with a flying start. That sums up pretty well the last edition of MLO Strongman Champions League, which took place in the pretty town of Vinstra, Norway.

Also known as “The Strongest Viking”, this first event from the 2017's calendar set a very high bar, showing how much progress, willpower and strength development have managed to achieve some of the athletes during the season break. Jean-Francois Caron from Canada proved once again that he masters the viking spirit and might by finishing in 1st place with 59 points, which was almost 6 point more than Krzysztof Radzikowski from Poland. This is a second title in a row for Caron, who also won MLO SCL Norway in 2016....

Dainis Zageris is the absolute champion of MLO SCL WORLD FINALS 2016 in Dubai

Date: 08 / 11 / 2016

After 2 days, 6 events and dozen of unquestionably heavy weights, Dainis Zageris is the new champion of MLO Strongman Champions League. Last weekend the mighty Latvian swept away his opponents in the final competition of the series, which took place in Dubai. Zageris was invincible at the top with 56 points, followed by the champion from 2015 – Krzysztof Radzikowski with 48 points and Matjaz Belsak with 46 points.

Despite the extremely hot weather conditions, the competition in Dubai was full of memorable performances and strong results. In Day 1, Krzysztof Radzikowski registered a well-deserved victory in the discipline Car Pull, Eric Dawson triumphed in Rocklift, where the athletes had to lift three stones with different weight (100 kg, 110 kg, 130 kg) and Dainis Zageris finished first in Pole Pull without a single lost in all of his matches against the other Strongman participants....

Dainis Zageris tооk the honours in MLO SCL Portugal

Date: 10 / 10 / 2016

Needless to say, as the grand finale of season 2016 is just around the corner, now every single battle in Strongman Champions League is more than crucial - especially for the leaders in the ranking. Despite the huge pressure of the yellow T-Shirt, last weekend Dainis Zageris showed once and for all that he deserve to bring home the gold trophy from MLO SCL Portugal.

Zageris, who was in second position after Day 1 of the tournament in Porto, managed to overcome the strong resistance of Krzysztof Radzikowski, by making some impeccable holds in the discipline Log Lift. Radzikowski, a highly experienced fighter himself, finished first after Day 1 with good results in Forward Hold and Frame Carry, but in the end Dainis Zageris beat his numbers by just one point - 54 pts vs 53 pts....

Jimmy Paquet becomes the 3rd canadian to win MLO SCL stage in 2016

Date: 4 / 10 / 2016

In the unique Caribbean paradise of Curacao, a strongman from Quebec forged his tremendous victory - an achievement done both with pure power and a little bit of luck at the end. On the Day 1 Jimmy Paquet won “Trapbar Deadlift” ( 355 kg) and “Stone Loglift”(100 kg) but Dainis Zageris, who wore MLO SCL Leader`s Yellow T-Shirt, managed to equal his points with the Canadian debutant. The SCL champion from last year Krzysztof Radzikowski was also in spitting distance to the leaders after he set the best score in “Shot Put” with 2 world record.


Mateusz Baron wins sweeping victory in MLO SLC Romania

Date: 20 / 09 / 2016

After two days, seven events and some surprising twists and turns, Mateusz Baron from Poland is the new winner in MLO Strongman Champions League Romania. He finished first in key disciplines such as “Log lift” and “Frame Walk”, which in the end of the competiton allowed him to decorate his chest with the gold medal. Alex Moonen took the silver, but also showed amazing strength skills, especially in the “Truck pull”. Martin Wildauer conquered the bronze, whereas Stoyan Todorchev who started the tournament wearing Leader's Yellow T-Shirt, unanticipatedly remained in 8th place.


Simon Boudreau from Canada triumphs in MLO SCL Finland

Date: 22 / 08 / 2016

Last weekend Simon Boudreau scored a victory to remember on his debut in Strongman Champions League. Despite the continuous rain in Day 2, Boudreau revealed excellent physical form and finished the competition with overall result of 57 points. The Canadian titan gave a remarkable performance in the discipline “Hercules hold” with accomplishment of one minute (the second best result in the ranking being 40 seconds).

Boudreau was constantly cheered by the public in Vaasa which played a huge part in his success. He communicated with the local people throughout the whole competition and this positive attitude helped him made new friends that boosted his motivation even further. Sean “The Giant” O'Hagan from Ireland ,who earned a place in the top 10, also received a lot of praise from the Finnish fans. All the participants in SCL Finland fought till the end, turning this edition of the series into a thrilling spectacle, where just one point was enough to decide your fate. ...

USA domination in 2016 MLO SCL England – Eric Dawson scored another brilliant victory in his career

Date: 18 / 08 / 2016

With overall result of 61,5 points American Eric Dawson won the latest round of Strongman Champion Series in England. This is his second victory for the season and it looks like the big boy form Hubertus, Wisconsin is about to become the sensation of SCL 2016.

Dawson took the leadership early in the competition after he finished first in two very tough disciplines - “Hercules hold with cars” and “Stone of steel lift”. As a reward for his hearty game, Eric set a new world record in “Stone of steel lift” alongside with his fellow Bulgarian athlete Stoyan Todorchev. Needless to say, the local public was filled with awe when they witnessed how the two Strongmen overpowered the immensive challenge of 183 kg....

With three new world records Stoyan Todorchev is the winner of 2016 MLO SCL Bulgaria

Date: 28 / 07 / 2016

For the first time in history of sports, Bulgarian athlete triumphed in round of Strongman Champions Series. On July 24th Stoyan Todorchev achieved a prestigious victory on home soil in Plovdiv, where he managed to set three new world records. On his way to the gold medal Stoyan overcome the opposition of Matjaž Belšak from Slovenia – the current leader in the ranking for 2016 and Dainis Zageris (Latvia), who was the runner from 2015.

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Aivars Smaukstellis with second straight win at MLO SCL Serbia

Date: 05 / 07 / 2016

On July 2nd, SCL train stopped in Zlatibor, deep in the mountains of Serbia, for stage 6 of the Strongman Champions League (SCL).

“The crowd was really great there, enthusiastic until the very end, and the Latvian strongman Aivars Smaukstellis took the title - proving again again that he is very strong, as he just finished in the deadlift 350 kg for reps, with 8 reps, which was just 2 less than Martin (aka The Deadlift Kid) Wildauer,” said for IronMind, SCL director Marcel Mostert....