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World’s Strongest Man 2018 Final (Results)

The finalistsHafthor Julius Bjornsson Mateusz Kieliszkowski Brian Shaw Martins Licis Jean-François Caron Matjaz Belsak Johan Els Konstantine Janashia Robert Oberst Zydrunas SavickasFrame CarryMateusz Kieliszkowski - 19 seconds Brian Shaw - 22 seconds Konstantine Janashia - 30 seconds ...

World’s Strongest Man 2018 (Qualifying Heats/Groups)

All the results below are preliminary as WSM don't release official results. We have to rely on reports from people there and, if we're lucky, the odd athlete competing will sneak back results to friends/us too! Group 1Matjaz Belsak...

World’s Strongest Man 2018 – Location & Date confirmed

The location and date of 2018's World's Strongest Man competition has finally been confirmed. This year we'll see the athletes competing in the the Philippines. The qualifying rounds will take place between April 28th - May 1st with the...

World’s Strongest Man 2016 – Botswana

It’s not long now until the return of World’s Strongest Man. The 2016 edition will be held in Botswana, Africa, between August 13-19th - that’s seven gruelling days of competition in some pretty toasty conditions. As always, the competition is surrounded...

Arnold Strongman Classic 2016

The Arnold Strongman Classic 2016 is fast approaching and this year looks to have one of the strongest line ups ever. Over the weekend of the 5th and 6th of March, ten of the World’s Strongest Man will battle...

Žydrūnas Savickas (Big Z) – 440kg/970lb x 3 squat

Žydrūnas Savickas (Big Z) showing that he still has something left in the tank. Making 440kg/970lb squats look easy: know they're high but even so - that's a helluva lot of weight that looks worryingly comfortable!

Europe’s Strongest Man u90kg & u105kg 2015

This weekend (10 October 2015) saw the Irish Muscle Power Expo play host to a Giants Live endorsed (that's about as official as a strongman gets) competition to find Europe's Strongest Man under 90kg and under 105kg.All of the athletes competed...

Arnold Strongman Classic Brazil 2015 (full video)

The Arnold Strongman Classic: Brazil took place earlier this year in, unsurprisingly, Brazil.We've just unsurfaced a full video of the event. Unfortunately its not in English, but who needs commentators anyway!

New Exercise: the (Brian) Shaw Press?

Now, we don't claim to know everything. But what would you call a plate loadable machine that allowed you to do a neutral grip floor press? No? Us neither!But that's exactly what current World's Strongest Man Brian Shaw has taken...

World Deadlift Championships 2015

Better late than never, below is an accidentally-forgotten-to-be-published writeup from last month's World Deadlift Championships.11 July saw the return of the Europe's Strongest Man competition and, with it, the World Deadlift Championships.The World Deadlift Championships aimed to find the...


Log press record at America’s Strongest Man

Robert Oberst and Dimitar Savatinov both hit a 460lb/208kg log press to jointly take the American log press record at this year's America's Strongest Man...

Misha 417.5kg deadlift raw

WSM 2012 – Day 3