Eddie Hall the current World’s Strongest Man was the star attraction at the Vale Sports Arena last week in the first stop of his UK tour brought by promoter Jamie Parry ‘The Beast’ was in Wales for the first time since winning the prestigious crown in May of this year when he travelled to Botswana and defeated fierce rivals Hafthor Bjornsson and 4 times champion Brian Shaw to lift the trophy. Hall who hails from Stoke on Trent is the first British man to hold the title of The World’s Strongest Man since Gary Taylor in 1993 and joins a select group of 4 men from the British Isles to reach the pinnacle of strongman.

Eddie Hall rose to fame in 2015 after a feature documentary ‘Eddie – Strongman’ aired on Netflix and showed the likeable Hall on his quest to become the strongest man on earth. He has broken the mould of the traditional strongman with his extrovert personality resulting in a cult following online. 2016 saw him become the first man in history to lift 500kg which he did in the presence of his long time hero Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Hall appeared in front of an sell out audience at The Vale Sports Arena in Penarth, providing them with a rare insight into the world of the strongest man on the planet. Welsh fans where treated to a showcase of strength from Hall as well as live entertainment and a chance to ask him the secrets to his success in a question and answer session.

The next top sportsman to be heading to the Vale Sports Arena is Liverpool FC record goalscorer Ian Rush for tickets please go to www.5times.co.uk