Jon Pall

Nationality: Icelandic Height: 1.91m Weight: 133kgYou can't ask for much more than a charismatic strongman who also lays claim to titles in bodybuilding and powerlifting. Pall was a great athlete to watch with an ever-entertaining on screen persona. He was part...

Magnus Samuelsson

Nationality: Swedish Height: 2.01m Weight: 156kgNot only a world-class strongman but also a pretty damn fine arm wrestler. If there's one thing that can be said about Samuelsson its that he sports some impressive staying power. The man has reached the...

Geoff Capes

Nationality: British Height: 1.97m Weight: 150kgAn old-school strongman - when they used to be big and hairy. Well, maybe they weren't all hairy - but Capes certainly was. A bear of a man. Originally a two-time Commonwealth champion shot put thrower...

Graham Hicks – 200kg log press

With World's Strongest Man fast approaching lots of impressive videos of athletes training are making their way onto youtube. The latest of which is this new Brit's impressive log press.http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tpi0hnn09Z8Competing at under 105kg just a year ago, Graham Hicks...

Mariusz Pudzianowski

Nationality: Polish Height: 1.86m Weight: 142kgNow a mixed martial artist, but previously one of the greatest strongmen to grace the arena, Mariusz is the holder of five World’s Strongest Man (“WSM”) titles – an achievement unmatched by any opponent. A relative...

Zydrunas Savickas

Nationality: Lithuanian Height: 1.91m Weight: 170kgZydrunas Savickas, or Big Z to those of us incapable of pronouncing his name, is widely regarded as the statically strongest man that has ever lived. The owner of several world records during his career he...

Travis Ortmayer

Nationality: American Height: 1.91m Weight: 140kgKnown as the Texas Stoneman, Ortmayer has, unsurprisingly, a particular liking for the atlas stones. But Travis is no one trick pony - he started off in bodybuilding, moved on to powerlifting and finally settled as...

Brian Shaw

Nationality: American Height: 2.03m Weight: 193kgBrian Shaw was the winner of World's Strongest Man 2011, lost some ground in 2012 and dominated the stage with another victory in 2013. He is a general behemoth of a man. As to be expected of...

Terry Hollands

Nationality: British Height: 1.99m Weight: 186kgTerry began his strongman career in 2005 having previously been involved in Rugby Union. He quickly climbed up through the ranks and won the title of UK’s Strongest Man in his first year. Hollands soon turned...