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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Events for the 2018/19 to be released soon!
The Irish Strength Association will release events for the 110KG, 95KG, Novice categories and the Log Lift Championships for the beginning of November. Are you ready?
Donaghadee Highland Games
Donnagdee Highland Games won by strength games legend Jonathan Kelly Co.Antrim. Great throwing all day with Jonathan and Sean battling out in the weight for height.  Jonathan achieved a personal best of 18ft and Sean won the event with 19ft.  The crowd were entertained with strongman action in the log lift and husafelt stone by
As part of the 11th night celebrations in Kilkeel a few ISA members took part in a series of record breaking challenges.  First was the 53KG dumbbell press. The current Amateur record was 11 reps and this was challenged by Gareth Quinn of Co. Down and Josh Smith of Co. Armagh.  Both men put up
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

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