Strongman Hicks in TV takeover

Graham Hicks in action during the Atlas Stones at Europe's Strongest Man. Picture: Jon Boyles
Graham Hicks in action during the Atlas Stones at Europe's Strongest Man. Picture: Jon Boyles

A Morecambe strongman is set to be a regular on TV over the Christmas period.

Graham Hicks’ World Strongest Man qualifiers and his final heat in Los Angeles will be on Channel 5 over the next couple of weeks.

Viewers will see the BAE Systems engineer in action at Britain’s Strongest Man on Monday, December 22 at 6.55pm, Europe’s Strongest Man on Tuesday, December 23 at 5.55pm and in the final heat of the pinnacle of his sport, World’s Strongest Man, at 8pm on New Year’s Eve.

Hicks has picked up career-best results in 2014 as he continues his rapid rise in the sport, making his third appearance at WSM.

The Morecambe muscle man also took part in the World Ultimate Strongest Team competition which is being broadcast on Channel 5 at 7pm on Tuesday night, December 16.