August 21, Cheboksary, the Power Extreme championship… Do you want to see some real Russian men? Then you’re welcome.
“Strong Man” is an annual event held in the city of Cheboksary. Its aim is the promotion of the healthy way of life and love for sport, as well as the attraction of young people to strength sports which not only discipline, but also develop endurance, patience and form a beautiful body!
The preparation for the first competition called “The walk of a farmer”. Assistants install cylinders weighing 110 kg each.
According to the rules, athletes must cover a distance of 30 meters as fast as possible. The fastest one wins.
While assistants are preparing equipment for the second competition, the hostess of the championship holds a contest between two pairs of boys and girls. The guys must put the girls on their shoulders and do as many sit-ups as possible.
The next competition is called “A yoke”. The tool weighing 300 kg must be moved 20 meters away in the shortest time possible.