In the fourth installment of Road to the Arnold, we train with Strongman Hafthór Björnsson of Iceland, the World's Strongest Viking and three time Arnold Strongman Classic competitor. Björnsson — at 6'9" and 400lb. — finished the event in eighth place in 2013 and fifth last year. He's since been cast as "The Mountain" in HBO's "Game of Thrones." But Björnsson's focus is back to competition and earning a spot on the Arnold podium in 2015.
The world of Strongman goes back centuries. As Terry Todd puts it, "This business of lifting weights doesn't just go back fifteen or twenty years. It's an old, old activity." Those age-old activities are still very much alive today.
Steve Sanders, active Navy, likes to find adventure outside of the Teams. This time he has set his sights on racing the legendary Baja 1000 with his childhood friend Bill Witt and crew. Join them from building the bike to rolling across the finish and every mile in-between.
For Steve, fitness is regular training with the best equipment and applying that fitness in the most challenging of circumstances. Going up against the elements of the Baja Peninsula and riding hundreds of miles through the night is no exception.
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