Event to test strength of regional power lifters in NMB

North Myrtle Beach, SC - NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The American Power Lifting Association is expecting 50 participants to participate at its "Mayhem in North Myrtle Beach" event on Saturday.

Event organizers say Mayhem in North Myrtle Beach is a lifting meet where competitors will attempt to lift the most weights possible in one repetition. Power lifting events include squats, bench presses and dead lifts.

The event, to take place at 10 a.m. at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center, will showcase the strongest men and women from the Southeast. Professional lifters like Hannah Johnson, Jim Hoskinson, Rob Petillo and John Marrow are expected to make an appearance at the event.

Both Petillo and Marrow are Grand Strand and Pee Dee products and could qualify for a national competition at the North Myrtle Beach event.

For more information, contact Patrick Flynn at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center at (843) 281-3745.