Kelowna’s first ever ‘Strongest’ competition held at City Park – Okanagan
Newbie strongmen and girls within the area have been out in pressure at City Park, competing within the first ever Kelowna’s Strongest competition.
Kelowna resident Hans Fuhrmann organized the meet, whereas additionally competing.
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“I’m over the moon, all the pieces goes to plan, I’m simply so joyful for every athlete that’s right here,” stated Fuhrmann. “It’s far previous my expectations of what I assumed we may do.”
Greater than 200 folks confirmed as much as cheer on the rivals, watching the athletes raise 1000’s of kilos all through the day.
“I used to be not anticipating as many individuals as we now have right here, its very nice to see,” stated Elizabeth Williams, a Kelowna resident. “Its good to have some normality and simply with the ability to stand round, chat about one thing that isn’t covid.”
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Maria Barwig was one of many standouts of the meet. She’s been coaching for over a yr and a half, competitively.
“Strongmen and robust ladies are sometimes a hidden factor and to see this many individuals out right here supporting us is so superior,” stated Barwig. “We’re positively feeling all of the love and assist.”
The highest three athletes in every division will qualify for a provincial event, the place they’ll compete for a spot at a nationwide competition.
Hans Fuhrmann stated he plans on making the occasion annual, particularly with the massive turnout the occasion had this yr.
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