2024 World’s Strongest Man: The Car Walk Showdown

The Car Walk: A Showdown at the 2024 World’s Strongest Man

The 2024 World’s Strongest Man competition continued to captivate enthusiasts as the athletes faced off in the fan-favorite Car Walk event. This penultimate challenge of the Qualifying stage was a crucial test, determining which strongmen would advance to the Finals starting on May 4.

In this event, the strongmen were tasked with yoke walking a 1,000-pound Volkswagen Beetle frame down a 20-meter course against the clock, with a 60-second time cap. The fastest time secured the win for each group, while those who failed to cross the finish line were scored by their distance covered.

Standout Performances

Among the standout performances, Australia’s Eddie Williams clocked an impressive time of 14.06 seconds to top Group One. Canada’s Tristan Hoath also clinched his spot in the Finals with a time of 23.2 seconds. In Group Two, the U.S.’s Spenser Remick secured an event victory with a time of 20.87 seconds, while defending champion Mitchell Hooper of Canada secured his Finals berth despite a relatively slow performance.

Group Three saw a momentous moment as American Rob Kearney blazed through the course in just 12.07 seconds, delivering a thrilling sendoff before his upcoming retirement. New Zealand’s Matthew Ragg also booked his place in the Finals with a time of 19.17 seconds.

In the final group, Ghana’s Evans Nana posted an 18.36-second time, while the U.S.’s Evan Singleton, who had already qualified for the Finals, opted not to run the course.

“As the Qualifying stage draws to a close, the stage is set for an electrifying Finals at the 2024 World’s Strongest Man competition.”

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