Dave Patton, USA – Arm Wrestler
A light weight Legend of our sport who dominated N. American armwrestling for years in 80s and 90s. He was known as a giant killer because he was succesfully pulling against the top heavyweights as well. He has won Over the Top, WAF, Yukon Jack,  Petaluma and many other top events in his prime. › Read more
Cobra Rhodes, USA – Arm Wrestler
Internationally the most succesful American light weight Legend. He is the only armwrestler who won WAF in 3 decades (1989-1991-1992-1993-1999 & 2000). He is known with the best hand control in the light weight history. Besides John, he is probably the most famous  American armwrestler all around the world. › Read more
Jan Germanus, SVK – Arm Wrestler
With his 14 WAF golds he is one of the most succesful armwrestler in the world. He has the record of winning WAF during the longest  period of time (1994-2008). A very powerful Slovakian Legend of our Sport. › Read more
Johnny Walker, USA – Arm Wrestler
Johnny “the ice man” Walker surely was one of the greatest middle weights in the history of our sport. Over the Top, Yukon Jack, WAF, and many other victories over the greatest armwrestlers in the history deserved his name to be written with the Golden Names on the Armwrestling History. › Read more
Ron Bath, USA – Arm Wrestler
The most succesful armwrestler that John Brzenk met in his class. He has wins against John in many tournaments from the early 90s till today. With the longevity of his succesful career he is a living Legend of our sport. › Read more
Neil Pickup ,ENG-Arm-Wrestler
NEIL PICKUP THE GREATEST BRITISH ARM-WRESTLER OF ALL TIME! Great Britain’s most successful Armwrestler and former two time European and World Middleweight Champion Neil Pickup is one of today’s leading Armwrestlers widely recognized as having originated and developed techniques to suit the genetic make up of individual Armwrestlers. Neil Pickup has enjoyed an Amateur and › Read more
Heidi Andersson, SWE – Arm Wrestler
Heidi Andersson (born 27 February 1981, in the locality of Ensamheten (English: “Solitude”), Storuman, Sweden) is a Swedish armwrestler. She has won the World Championships in armwrestling eleven times. She is married to Swedish biathlete Björn Ferry, with which she has a son, Dante Andersson Ferry, born 19 july 2011 Championships won World Championship 1999, › Read more
Powerlifting Results For World Champions & Modern Day Legends
The International Powerlifting Federation is an international governing body for the sport of powerlifting as recognized by the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) as well as the International Olympic Committee via inclusion into the World Games. The IPF was founded in 1971, and comprises member federations from more than one hundred countries with › Read more
Don Reinhoudt, USA – Powerlifter & Strongman (1st Man to break the 2400 total IPF)
Donald C. Reinhoudt (born March 5, 1945) is a former world champion powerlifter and strongman from the United States. He is the first and only 4 time-in-a-row IPF World Powerlifting Superheavyweight Champion (1973 – 1976), having held all 4 of the 4 powerlifting records in his day. Don was the first man to break the › Read more
Lee Moran, USA – Powerlifter (1st 1000lb Squat)
Today, powerlifting is dominated by gear, but back in the USPF senior nationals in 1984, the first 1000 pound squat took place! It was Lee Moran! He was 5’6″, thickly muscled, but a big waist! He wore a Marathon squat suit, which was a polyester suit. His hurricane wraps by pat’s power products, were elastic. › Read more

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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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On Sunday 15th August in Bangor Co.Down was the grand final of Ireland’s Strongest Man 2021.  16 of the strongest men were gathered who earned their place from a qualifier prior to the contest.  Unfortunately, the defending champion Matthew McCoy was unable to attend due to an illness.  However, this was still an incredible line
Jack Harkin Wins the Qualifier for Ireland’s Strongest Man 2021
The contest found the remainder of the All Ireland Finalists to make a 16 man line up joining the likes of Matthew McCoy, Ivan Gannon, Pa O’Dwyer, Matthew McKeegan and Peter Bremmer to see who will win this historic crown.  This contest also was for Republic of Ireland, Ulster, 95KG, & 110KG and Novice/Junior/Master Strongest
Ireland’s Strongest Man Qualifier 2021
The Ireland’s Strongest Man Qualifier will take place on Sunday 25th July at 12 Noon in Davey Jones’ Unit, 10-13 Hebron Business Park, Kilkenny.     To enter the competition and have your chance to compete against the best in Ireland complete the membership form.  ISA – ANNUAL APPLICATION FORM 2021 | Irish Strong Man  
Matthew McCoy win Ireland’s Strongest Man 2020
First UK’s Strongest Man 2021 Tour Qualifier for MK Stadium on 29th-31st May 2021 event was held in Bangor County Down. A great competition and we thank Ards and North Down Borough Council for their support. The event was filmed for RTE 2, Ch5 and was live streamed on our page by one of our

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