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2014 Quad City Strength & Fitness Expo


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Posted Online: Aug. 11, 2014, 8:50 pm
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The Quad City Strength & Fitness Expo is planned from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Davenport RiverCenter.

The event will include an Iowa's Strongest Man Strongman contest, a Grip Strength challenge, a Power Lifting contest, a Crossfit competition and MAS wrestling. There also will be a tactical challenge featuring local police and firefighters competing for the first Guns-N-Hoses title.

Also planned is a vendor expo and visits by 2011/2013 World's Strongest Man Brian Shaw, Legendary Strongman Odd Haugen, IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Fred "Biggie" Smalls and power lifting greats "Captain" Kirk Karwoski and Julie Scanlon.

Admission is $15, or $5 for children 12 and younger. For more details, visit qcstrongman.org or Quad City Strongman on Facebook.



















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
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1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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