Maxime Boudreault is the champion of the 2022 Canada’s Strongest Man (CSM) contest. It’s the strongman’s first-ever CSM title. This yr’s energy competitors happened on August 25-27 in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Canada.

Joining Boudreault on the rostrum have been 2021 champion Gabriel Rhéaume and Wesley Derwinsky in second and third place, respectively. Rhéaume took second place by only a one-point margin over Derwinsky. Meanwhile, after a second-place end in 2021, Derwinsky remained on the rostrum for a second straight yr. 

Here are the ultimate standings from this yr’s Canada’s Strongest Man:

2022 Canada’s Strongest Man Final Standings

  1. Maxime Boudreault — 93 factors
  2. Gabriel Rhéaume — 81 factors
  3. Wesley Derwinsky — 80 factors
  4. Sean Hayes — 69 factors
  5. Frédérick Rhéaume — 69 factors
  6. Joey Lavallée — 68.5 factors
  7. Simon Pratte — 65 factors
  8. James Jeffers — 58.5 factors
  9. Kelly Branton — 51 factors
  10. Tyler Sigurdson — 43 factors
  11. Ben Court — 34 factors
  12. Keven Malenfant-Caron — 33 factors

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Here’s a fast event-by-event breakdown of each phase from the 2022 Canada’s Strongest Man:

Event One — Squat Lift

The Squat Lift opening occasion tasked the athletes to carry out a squat for as many reps as doable with a 311-kilogram (685.5-pound) implement. Kelly Branton positioned himself forward of the remainder of the sector with 11 profitable reps and notched the occasion victory

  1. Kelly Branton — 11 reps
  2. Simon Pratte — 10 reps
  3. Wesley Derwinsky — Eight reps
  4. Joey Lavallée — Seven reps
  5. Maxime Boudreault — Six reps
  6. Frédérick Rhéaume — Six reps
  7. Keven Malenfant-Caron — Six reps
  8. Gabriel Rhéaume — Three reps
  9. Ben Court — Three reps
  10. Sean Hayes — Zero reps
  11. James Jeffers — Zero reps
  12. Tyler Sigurdson — Zero reps

Event Two — Dumbbell Medley

The dumbbells on this medley for time had a weight vary of 78 to 124 kilograms (172 to 273.5 kilos). None of the rivals efficiently lifted all 5 dumbbells inside the 90-second time restrict, however sturdy performances from Simon Pratte and Boudreault gave them a tie for first place

  1. Simon Pratte — Four in 29 seconds
  2. Maxime Boudreault — Four in 29 seconds
  3. Joey Lavallée — Four in 47 seconds
  4. Gabriel Rhéaume — Three in 20 seconds
  5. Frédérick Rhéaume — Three in 27 seconds
  6. Wesley Derwinsky — Three in 32 seconds
  7. James Jeffers — Two in 14 seconds
  8. Sean Hayes — Two in 16 seconds
  9. Keven Malenfant-Caron — Two in 17 seconds
  10. Ben Court — Two in 28 seconds
  11. Kelly Branton — Two in 42 seconds
  12. Tyler Sigurdson — One in seven seconds

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Event Three — Atlas Stones

The conventional Atlas Stones got here just a little earlier throughout the 2022 CSM in a change-up from the same old strongman format, the place the stones are sometimes the ultimate occasion of a contest. The 5 stones ranged from 141 to 191 kilograms (311 to 421 kilos). Boudreault made simple work of the stones as the one competitor to carry all 5 for the occasion win

  1. Maxime Boudreault — Five in 26 seconds
  2. Gabriel Rhéaume — Four in 24 seconds
  3. James Jeffers — Four in 25 seconds
  4. Sean Hayes — Four in 32.24 seconds
  5. Tyler Sigurdson — Four in 32.94 seconds
  6. Joey Lavallée — Four in 35 seconds
  7. Frédérick Rhéaume — Four in 35 seconds
  8. Simon Pratte — Three in 27 seconds
  9. Keven Malenfant-Caron — Three in 39 seconds
  10. Wesley Derwinsky — Three in 41 seconds
  11. Kelly Branton — One in 10 seconds
  12. Ben Court — No profitable lifts

Event Four — Max Deadlift

The Max Deadlift is one other staple and self-explanatory occasion in strongman. Whoever may deadlift essentially the most weight for one rep could be the victor. There was a four-way tie on the high with no definitive winner

  1. Wesley Derwinsky — 379 kilograms (835.5 kilos)
  2. Sean Hayes — 379 kilograms (835.5 kilos)
  3. Frédérick Rhéaume — 379 kilograms (835.5 kilos)
  4. Kelly Branton — 379 kilograms (835.5 kilos)
  5. James Jeffers — 365 kilograms (804.7 kilos)
  6. Gabriel Rhéaume — 365 kilograms (804.7 kilos)
  7. Ben Court — 365 kilograms (804.7 kilos)
  8. Keven Malenfant-Caron — 365 kilograms (804.7 kilos)
  9. Maxime Boudreault — 340 kilograms (749.6 kilos)
  10. Tyler Sigurdson — 340 kilograms (749.6 kilos)
  11. Joey Lavallée — 340 kilograms (749.6 kilos)
  12. Simon Pratte — No try

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Event Five — Log Lift

The Log Lift of this contest progressed to whoever may press essentially the most weight overhead in a single rep. Boudreault received one other occasion because the solely athlete to efficiently press 188 kilograms (414.5 kilos).

  1. Maxime Boudreault — 188 kilograms (414.5 kilos)
  2. Wesley Derwinsky — 181 kilograms (399 kilos)
  3. Gabriel Rhéaume — 181 kilograms (399 kilos)
  4. Sean Hayes — 170 kilograms (374.8 kilos)
  5. Frédérick Rhéaume — 170 kilograms (374.8 kilos)
  6. Joey Lavallée — 170 kilograms (374.8 kilos)
  7. Kelly Branton — 170 kilograms (374.8 kilos)
  8. Simon Pratte — 159 kilograms (350.5 kilos)
  9. Keven Malenfant-Caron — 159 kilograms (350.5 kilos)
  10. James Jeffers — No try
  11. Tyler Sigurdson — No try
  12. Ben Court — Withdrew

Event Six — Deadlift Grip

The deadlift reappeared towards the latter portion of the 2022 CSM, this time asking the athletes to carry a 318-kilogram (701-pound) deadlift within the locked out place for so long as doable. Joey Lavallée’s last time beat Pratte by lower than four-tenths of a second for the win

  1. Joey Lavallée — 49.05 seconds
  2. Simon Pratte — 48.66 seconds
  3. James Jeffers — 46.59 seconds
  4. Gabriel Rhéaume — 43.89 seconds
  5. Maxime Boudreault — 40.82 seconds
  6. Wesley Derwinsky — 38.90 seconds
  7. Sean Hayes — 38.71 seconds
  8. Frédérick Rhéaume — 36.38 seconds
  9. Ben Court — 35.01 seconds
  10. Tyler Sigurdson — 34.88 seconds
  11. Kelly Branton — 27.86 seconds
  12. Keven Malenfant-Caron — 22.89 seconds

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Event Seven — Back Lift

In the Back Lift, the athletes needed to place themselves underneath an implement with their again basically parallel to the bottom and the load supported above their hips. They then carry the implement from stated place. Tyler Sigurdson was the winner with a staggering weight greater than 43 kilograms (94.8 kilos) heavier than the subsequent finest competitor.

  1. Tyler Sigurdson — 1,123 kilograms (2,475.8 kilos)
  2. Maxime Boudreault — 1,080 kilograms (2,381 kilos)
  3. Sean Hayes — 1,080 kilograms (2,381 kilos)
  4. Ben Court — 1,080 kilograms (2,381 kilos)
  5. Gabriel Rhéaume — 1,037 kilograms (2,286.2 kilos)
  6. Simon Pratte — 1,037 kilograms (2,286 kilos)
  7. Wesley Derwinsky — No carry
  8. Frédérick Rhéaume — No carry
  9. Joey Lavallée — No carry
  10. James Jeffers — No carry
  11. Kelly Branton — No carry
  12. Keven Malenfant-Caron — No carry

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Event Eight — Bag Over Bar

The eight luggage within the Bag Over Bar last occasion ranged from 20 to 32 kilograms (44 to 70.5 kilos). The bar the athletes needed to toss the luggage over was 4.57 meters (15 ft), they usually had 75 seconds to complete. Derwinsky edged out Boudreault for first, however each have been the one to toss all eight luggage efficiently.

  1. Wesley Derwinsky — Eight luggage in 23 seconds
  2. Maxime Boudreault — Eight luggage in 33.79 seconds
  3. James Jeffers — Six luggage in 17.62 seconds
  4. Frédérick Rhéaume — Five luggage in 18.52 seconds
  5. Simon Pratte —Five luggage in 31.85 seconds
  6. Kelly Branton — Five luggage in 37 seconds
  7. Joey Lavallée — Five luggage in 46.22 seconds
  8. Gabriel Rhéaume — Four luggage in 21.26 seconds
  9. Tyler Sigurdson — Four luggage in 34.92 seconds
  10. Sean Hayes — Three luggage in 9.53 seconds
  11. Ben Court — Two luggage in 15.43 seconds
  12. Keven Malenfant-Caron — One bag in eight seconds

Boudreault’s win on the 2022 CSM book-ends a stable spring and summer season of ends in 2022. The 31-year-old has completed within the high 5 at 4 straight contests. A primary-time victory in his native Canada is probably going essentially the most satisfying for the top-tier competitor. 

Featured picture: @max.boudreault23 on Instagram