Would you challenge this woman to an arm wrestle?
STRENGTH comes in many forms.
Battling cancer is definitely one, and Sunshine Coast strongwoman Alana Curnow hopes the feats of strength of a few will enable many to keep up their fight.
The third-strongest woman under 75kg in Australia and current leader in the Queensland Strong woman series, Ms Curnow has organised this year's Beerwah Charity Sports Strongest Man and Woman competition on August 23.
Four women and eight men, including Australia's third-strongest man Marc Wells, will be engaged from 10am in a range of events designed to test their strength, including truck and ute pulls, log presses and mystery object ute loads.
"It's obviously a great cause," Ms Curnow said.
"I've had a lot of family members that have had cancer.
"Entries are open up until almost the day before.
"It's $30 per entry and all these entry fees go to the Cancer Council."
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In only her first year of competitive strongwoman events, Ms Curnow has scaled some heights, recording a personal best dead lift of 150kg, among other feats.
"I deadlifted a car at the last competition and I was pretty happy with that," she laughed.
Juggling her fitness commitments with family and work life has been hectic, yet Ms Curnow has managed to succeed, relying on home-time to assist in her training.
"I've got the gym and everything set up at home," she said.