Will Mick be crowned Yorkshire’s strongest man ?

UK strongman qualifier Mick Brown
UK strongman qualifier Mick Brown
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A strongman will be showing his strength to try and win the crown of Yorkshire’s Strongest Man this weekend.

Mick Brown, of Western Gales Way, Normanton, 
has already taken second place in the contest for the past two years but is aiming to take the top spot on Sunday at this year’s competition.

Mr Brown, 31, said: “I’m really looking forward to it.

“I’m definitely aiming to be crowned Yorkshire’s strongest man this year especially because it’s so close to home.”

The event, which takes place at Frickley Athletic’s ground, on Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, is organised by Hulk’s Strongman Division.

It will include a log lift, a tractor pull and a tug of war.

And Frickley players will also challenge the strongmen in a tug of war competition.

This year’s event will be refereed by Britain’s Strongest Man, Eddie Hall, who has won the title four times.

Some of the other big names taking part include Elite England’s Strongest Man, Tom Shaw, Sheffield’s Strongest Man, Phil Roberts, and Wales’ Strongest Man, Simon Johnston.

Mr Brown, added: “Hopefully there will be 
lots of people there to support me.

“Last year I took part in the UK Strongest Man championships but my ambition is to take part in the World’s Strongest Man competition.”

The event will takes place on Sunday, October 19. The gates open at 11am and the competition starts at noon.

Tickets cost £5 and are available on the day at 
the ground.

For more information visit www.hulks-strongman.co.uk