World’s Ultimate Strongman coming to Dubai

Game of Thrones star Hafthor Bjornsson, AKA The Mountain, will be competing

World’s Ultimate Strongman coming to Dubai

Ever seen someone pulling a plane using nothing but their bare hands? Well, now’s your chance.

On Friday October 26, World's Ultimate Strongman is making its way to Dubai for the very first time – and it's bringing along some of the strongest people from around the world.

Taking place in Bab Al Shams Desert Arena, visitors can expect to witness incredible feats of strength, including (actually) pulling planes and heavy trucks, lifting cars and hoisting logs over their heads. Who says super strength is only seen in comics?

Named "Beasts in the Middle East", the event will see strongmen compete for the "richest purse in prize money" and the title of being the strongest man, no less.

Hafthor Bjornsson, AKA The Mountain from Game of Thrones, will be competing for the title, and it's the perfect chance for fans to see the current World’s Strongest Man.

From Dhs249, guests can witness all the action and enjoy the festival’s activities, including taking part in a ninja obstacle course and fitness competition, watching a shaolin monk performance, along with arts and crafts for the kids.

The event will also have a roller skating rink, food trucks and live music playing throughout the day.

His info on the site says he eats “steak and rice six times a day.” Hard to compete with that.

Other competitors include Gigantor, AKA Brian Shaw who won in 2015 and 2016, and Luke Stoltman, otherwise known as The Highland Oak from UK.

If you’re aching to see these beasts of men showing off their bulging muscles, tickets are available now.

We’re sure to have Zero to Hero from Hercules playing in our heads as we witness such strength.
From Dhs249 (the experience), Dhs635 (the strong experience), Dhs735 (the strongest experience), Dhs999 (the deluxe experience). Fri Oct 26, 3pm-3am. Bab Al Shams Desert Arena, (04 809 6100).

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