In addition to debating who should be considered a “legend” in the sport, it’s fun to discuss who should be recognized as the best pullers of all time, by weight category. In late 2010, the experts agreed on the following competitors:
But whose idea was all this? How did it get quite so big? And what was it like to compete in that colossal contest? To mark its anniversary, I decided to seek out some of the stories behind the iconic moment of armwrestling folklore.