Hicks set to take on best in Britain

Graham Hicks.
Graham Hicks.

Morecambe’s premier muscle man takes on the best in Britain on Valentine’s Day.

Graham Hicks takes part in the Giants Live British Open Championships this Saturday, February 14.

The strongest men in the UK will battle is out over six events to see who is Britain’s Strongest Man in 2015.

Three-time World’s Strongest Man competitor Hicks was second in last year’s event behind Eddie Hall.

The 29-year-old will return to the pinnacle of strongman this year with the venue confirmed as Putrajaya, Malaysia, with the event running from April 19 to April 26.

Hicks has already qualified for World’s Strongest Man with the top three in Doncaster on Saturday also guaranteed a spot.

The BAE Systems design engineer was also third in Europe’s Strongest Man in 2014.