Arnold Sports Festival 2020 – Pro Strongwomen & Record Breakers

VisualOhio has covered the Arnold Pro Strongwoman since the first time it was brought to Columbus. The women’s event is every bit as entertaining as the men’s and continues to grow in popularity and viewership each year. This year, we got to cover a few of the events. Olga Liaschuck from the Netherlands took a…

Arnold Sports Festival 2020 – Thor Bjornsson Takes Pro Strongman Win

The Mountain, Thor Bjornsson took control and was crowned Arnold Strongman 2020 champion, his third straight. Impressively, Thor put in a competition leading deadlifting at 1025lbs. Close on his heels the entire competition was Matheuz Kieliszkowski. The 3 initial events(trial by stone, wheel of pain, timber carry), Kieliszkowski took first place positions, but faltered on…

Arnold Sports Festival 2019 – Armlifting – Rolling Thunder Event

Julia Williams A new event for this year, armlifting is a sport where grip strength is paramount. Athletes need to lift increasingly heavier weights, but the difficulty is ramped up from a traditional weight or power lifting event due to the larger sizes of the grippable areas. The images in this thread are from the…

Arnold 2016 – Pole Fitness Championship Series

Video/Photography:  Andrew Livelsberger Written/Interviewer: Dani Livelsberger Background:This is the 28th year of the Arnold Fitness Expo in Columbus, OH.  This year we covered the Pole Championship Series, which is in it’s second year at this event. Impression:Let’s face it, fitness trends come and go.  Some just transform into others through out the years.  When I…