With the winner of the IFSA Iceland's Strongest Man competition automatically qualifying for the World's Strongest Man show, a lot is riding on next week's event. The competition will cover three days, beginning with a platform lift on June 16th. The next day, competitors will have a loading race and a truck pull, followed on the 18th, with a forward hold, Husafell stone, Atlas stones, farmer's walk, log lift for reps and a Hercules hold. Top Icelandic strongman Torfi Olafson is weighing 209 kg; Gunnar Thor is reported to be in good shape, as is Audunn Jonsson.
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