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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The Ultimate Strongman Teams World Championship is back – bigger and better than ever! Come and see the Superstars of Strongman battle it out for the Team World Championship In a fast-paced 2-man team format. Teams include: * * The Knights – Laurence Shahalei & Terry Hollands * The Legends – Travis Ortmayer & Mark
  Channel 5’s Ultimate Strongman Masters World Championship is back! Taking place at Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July, the legends of strongman will battle it out for the Masters World Championship title. Held over 2 action packed days, the Masters kicks off with 4 awesome events: Truck Pull,
Summermania is back! For 2018 Summermania will play host to the Ultimate Strongman World Championship. Don’t miss one of the year’s greatest strongman spectaculars at St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday June 3rd 2018 featuring world-class action and awesome feats of strength from the Superstars of Strongman. Reigning Summermania Champion, Latvian Martins Licis, returns to go

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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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Pa O’Dwyer crowned Ireland’s Strongest Man 2018
With crowds running into the thousands and perfect weather gracing Bangor, County Down, Pa O’Dwyer saw off all challengers to take a third Ireland’s Strongest Man title and the Republic of Ireland Strongest Man title. Showing that, once again, all-round consistency is the way to the title, O’Dwyer took wins in the Log For Maximum
Ireland’s Strongest Man 2018
  The “To Me To You Removals” Ireland’s Strongest Man will commence on Sunday 8th April at 1pm at the McKee Clock Arena.  All 12 competitors will be battling it out for the 19th Finn McCool Trophy.  The 4 hour strength extravaganza is supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council which entails 5 gruelling
Ireland Strongest Man events
Ulster’s Strongest Man for the XVIII Cucullen Trophy, Republic Strongest Man for the XVIII King Fionn Trophy, Junior Ireland Strongest Man Master Ireland Strongest Man Finn McCool Trophy will take place on Sunday 8th April 2018. Ireland Strongest Man 2018 for IX Finn McCool Trophy Disciplines: 1/Duck Walk and Anchor and chain Drag (5 links
Events for the Ulster’s Strongest Man, Republic of Ireland Strongest Man, Novice Ireland Strongest Man, Junior and Master Ireland Strongest Man and the All Ireland Final details will be announced this week!  Are you ready?
Ireland’s Strongest Man places 6th overall and pulls 520KG in Uzbekistan
Ireland’s Strongest Man Pa O’Dwyer finishes 6th overall in Uzbekistan.  This is a remarkable achievement for Pa who has already performed on international stages this year at the UK Strongest Man finishing 3rd, 2nd with Team Ireland in the Ultimate Strongman Battle of Britain and representing Team Celts in the Ultimate Strongman Team World Championship. 

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