Van Hatfield is no stranger to the big stage. He won America's Strongest Man in 2004 and competed Internationally representing the US at the highest level for 5 years. Hatfield will will be returning to the Inetrnational stage later in August at the Ultimate Strongman Master World's Strongest Man 2015. He qualified by winning the Pro Master National Championship in June at the United States Strongman National Champioships event in Indianapolis.
"Van Hatfield is one of the toughest competitors Iv'e ever seen," said US Strongman President Willie Wessels, "We couldn't be prouder of Van, and happy to be part of a system that is advancing US athletes to the next level."
From all of us at US Storngman, kick ass Van!