Brian Shaw is likely one of the most influential figures in strongman at the moment. As a four-time World’s Strongest Man (WSM) Champion (2011, 2013, 2015-2016), the organizer of the annual Shaw Classic, and a normal advocate for the game, Shaw stays busy. A latest clip of a energy feat confirmed that the legendary strongman seems to be an enormous fan of main by instance. 

On July 25, 2022, Shaw shared a clip on his YouTube channel Shaw Strength the place he efficiently leg-presses a 2,000-pound automobile. According to the strongman, his eye-opening demonstration is a primary take a look at the Car Leg Press for Reps — one of many occasions throughout the 2022 Shaw Classic. That contest will happen on August 13-14, 2022, on the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, CO. 

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Before he exhibits off his beautiful leg energy, Shaw discusses the strategy to his insanity concerning the Car Leg Press for Reps. As Shaw prepares to load up the automobile onto the leg press machine within the video, he notes that his instance emphasizes a steadiness of security and a worthwhile problem. 

“The car is heavy, very heavy, and I want this to be doable,” Shaw says. “We are going to modify the leg press to change the leg press a little bit. The weight is still going to be incredibly difficult, but it’s meant to be a challenge.”

After Shaw’s clarification, the clip transitions to the second of fact. There’s a cable connected to the leg press machine that can pull the automobile up within the occasion any of the opponents discover themselves pinned below it or can’t transfer it. Shaw weighed the automobile utilizing a winch, saying it was at 907.2 kilograms (2,000 kilos).

Shaw then presses the automobile for some reps over a number of units, seemingly not breaking a sweat whereas approving his strongman creation. 

“Now that is a Strongman event. It is quite literally everything that I pictured this event being,” Shaw exclaims. “… There is no way you can look at that and say that it’s not awesome.”

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An Intriguing Battle

Shaw is likely to be intent on making this 12 months’s Shaw Classic as difficult as potential as a result of he is aware of the elite roster of athletes can deal with it. With a number of former WSM champs like Žydrūnas Savickas (2009-2010, 2012, 2014), Tom Stoltman (2021-2022), and Oleksii Novikov (2020) set to compete; there’s no scarcity of star energy. 

At the time of this writing, right here’s the confirmed roster for the 2022 Shaw Classic:

2022 Shaw Classic Roster

At the time of this text’s publication, right here is the confirmed schedule of occasions for the 2022 Shaw Classic:

2022 Shaw Classic Events

Day One — Saturday, August 13, 2022

Day Two — Sunday, August 14, 2022

  • Log Press 
  • Frame Carry Arm-Over-Arm Medley
  • Car Leg Press for Reps
  • Atlas Stones

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Up for Grabs

For Shaw, he appears to have arrange an enchanting forwards and backwards amongst the taking part strongmen. Whoever will get by way of his newest energy gauntlet will undoubtedly earn extra respect amongst their friends. The 2022 Shaw Classic will happen from August 13-14 in Loveland, CO. 

Featured picture: Shaw Strength on YouTube