2008 World's Strongest Man Contest: First Press Conference

In a press conference featuring the mayor of Charleston, West Virginia, the 2008 World's Strongest Man Contest was officially announced today.

Contest dates are September 6 - 14, and event locations will feature a combination of urban yet scenic settings, 2006 World's Strongest Man winner Phil Pfister told IronMind® today. "Charleston is the perfect-sized city to to host the World's Strongest Man contest," Pfister said, "and I am very happy to have it held in my hometown, both for the live contest and for the re-broadcast."

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