World's Strongest Man

Season 12 Episode 1

Pure Strength 1988

Aired Unknown Jul 17, 1988 on BBC
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Pure Strength 1988
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Four teams from USA, UK, AU and Holland work together to win the cup.
Rod Sylvia
37 years - 5'10 - 266lbs
Paul Dickeson
30 years - 6'1 - 266lbs
Tjalling Van Den Busch
30 years - 6'3.5 - 322lbs
Ab Wolders
38 years - 5'11.5 - 260lbs
Stuart Thomson
28 years - 6'1 - 294lbs
Bill Kazmaier
35 years - 6'2.5 - 322lbs
Jamie Reeves
26 years - 6'3 - 320lbs
Mark Higgins
24 years - 6'9 - 348lbs
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Sword and Chalice Hold
6.4kg sword holding chalice on plate - USA
Wheelbarrow Loading Race
30m course, adding sacks and barrels and a stone, final weight 1000kg~ - Holland
Tug of War
UK
Car Hoist
1136kg, 6m straight up - USA - 33.86secs
Bow and Axe
axe is 40lbs, bow has 10x tension of normal bow - UK
The Weighting Game
1:3 gradient, 21m, 1x barrel, 1x cannon, 1x sack - UK - 70.32secs
Pit Stop
4x 300lb truck wheels - USA
Excaliber
1x 220lb ice block with sword inside to be smashed over stone, 1x 350lb stone - USA
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1. USA - 125 points
2. UK - 115 points
3. Holland - 100 points
4. Australia - 60 points

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