FounderGlenn Ross
PositionDirector
Age:43
Date of Birth: 27th May 1971
Status: Married with 2 children
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6′ 1″
200kg/30 stone
63 inches
24.5 inches
35 inches
24 inches

OccupationInternational Strongman/Powerlifter
Lifts415kg Squat (no suit)
410kg Deadlift (no suit)
295kg Bench
195kg Shoulder Press (standing)
Records
  • Giant Log – 115kg – 19 reps
  • Steel Log – 300mm diameter – 175kg max – 12 reps
  • Deadlifted 3 Citroen Saxos at once from the back below the knees – combined weight 2750kg
  • Held a 1200kg Citroen Berlingo Van for 2mins 56 secs
  • Held a 1400kg BMW car – 76 secs
  • Held up 2 Citroen Saxos from the back combined weight 1700kg for 1 min 7 secs
  • Pulled 3, 20 tonne steel cage trailor lorries combined weight of over 60 tonne with harness and rope for 80 metres.
Sporting Achievements
  • 3 Times Britain’s Strongest Man – 1999, 2000, 2001
  • 1 Time Winner of IFSA UK Strongest Man – 1999
  • 5 Times UK Strongest Man (Ultimate Strength Challenge) – 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • 5 Times World’s Strongest Man Competitor
  • 3rd Placement in Arnold Classic (The Biggest Show on Earth)
Television Appearances
  • Ask Rhod Gilbert Show
  • Kelly Show, They Think it’s All Over, John Daley Show
  • Britain’s Strongest Man 1999 – 2003
  • World’s Strongest Man 1999 – 2003
  • TV3 – Morning Show, RTE – Den’s TV
  • Hard Bastards – Channel 5 (Also in Hard back)
  • Lowrie Show, Blue Peter, Man V Beast, GMTV, Harry Enfield’s TV Burp
  • BBC Hole In The Wall
Promotional Work
  • Citroen
  • Advertisement for 4 types of van through tabloids, billboards UK and Nationwide. For 6 months radio advert to promote Citroen vans.Shop Electric
  • Dressed as the Hulk – Tabloid advert
Film Work
  • The Cabin
  • Pulling Moves
  • Character Choir Boy in a Pearce Elliott ProductionMan About Dog
  • Character 16 cracked ribs, a bookies doorman also a Pearce Elliott Production
Charity WorkRaised money through strongman events for:
Red Cross, Meningitis, Kilcooley Playground Action Group,
Children in Need, Comic Relief, Plane Pull for TinyLife
Future Plans
  • Jumbo Jet Pull
  • Bavarian Stone Lift Record
  • To be World Powerlifting Champion
  • 1100KG RAW Powerlifting
Television WorkTo promote strength for myself as well as strongmen/women

 

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Since it's formation in July 2000, the Irish Strength Association have gone from strength to strength, boasting over 140 members, many of whom have competed in the highest levels of Strongest Man,Arm-wrestling and Highland games competitions. Mission: To be the strongest on the planet!

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David wrestles his way to the title
The Irish Strength Association would like to congratulate David Loughman of Co.Dublin for winning the Scottish Wrestling and MAS wrestling Irish Championships at Bangor town hall on 25th June 2016. These events were a part of the Irish Expo, consisting of strongman, highland games and wrestling championships.  However, we had a strong line up of
Brian McShane completes the impossible
                  The ISA would like to acknowledge the achievement of Brian McShane of Co. Dungannon.  On the 25th June Brian was attempting to be the third man in Irish History to bend the famous red nail of Ironmind.  The Ironmind Red Nail sets the standard for excellence  in short steel bending.  It
David Loughman wins his first Highland Games
The Irish strength Association would like to congratulate David Loughman on winning his first ever Highland Games in his career.  David has been competing in Highland Games through the ISA for a number of years now and he has improved his performance through his technique and mind set.  David has a number of tricky opponents
Dean Kennedy wins 95KG UK Strongest Man 2016
The Irish Strength Association would massively like to congratulate Dean Kennedy on becoming the new 95KG UK Strongest Man.  Dean has been competing in the ISA for a number of years now and has came through the ranks progressively.  Dean has been looking up to the other competitors in his area for technique and motivation
The Irish Strength Association would like to congratulate Ivan Gannon on winning his first 110KG class UK title.  Ivan Gannon all year has been competing at the senior heavyweight class and has proved by placing 4th in the Ireland Strongest Man 2016, that he has the arsenal to win any battle.  After winning the110KG Ireland

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