Founder Glenn Ross
Position Director
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

Occupation International Strongman/Powerlifter
Lifts 415kg 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 Work Raised 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 Work To promote strength for myself as well as strongmen/women

 

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Upcoming Events

 
EVENT OPEN 110KG IRELAND’S STRONGEST MAN 2015 DATE SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2015 TIME 12NOON VENUE MONSTERS GYM, CARLOW EVENT 1 FARMERS WALK INTO TYRE FLIP FARMERS 130kg 20METERS SIX TYRE
IRELAND STONE LIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 will be at Balmoral festival at 3pm for a 2hour stone lifting strength extravaganza for the best stone lifters of Ireland for a total prize
STRONGMAN Event: Novice Ireland’s Strongest Man 2015 Date: Saturday 27th June 2015 Time: 12 Noon Venue: Details to follow…, New Ross, Co Wexford Event details to follow… Novice Ireland Strongest
ALL FULLY REGISTERED 2016 ISA MEMBERS CAN ENTER THIS COMPETITION. FULL YEAR ISA MEMBERSHIP SIGN UP LINK YOU MUST BE SIGNED UP MIDNIGHT 11th MARCH 2016 TO QUALIFY FOR THIS
Strongman Winter Warriors 2019 for the Leslie Steele Cup This contest will be charity based event in memory of the great strongman, powerlifter and friend Leslie Steele who recently passed

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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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Watch the 2021 Ireland’s Strongest Man today!
BE SURE TO WATCH LAST YEAR’S FINAL TODAY ON RTE 2 AT 4.30PM OR PICK IT UP ON RTE i-PLAYER FOR THE VERY BEST OF IRISHULTIMATE STRONGMAN ACTION! www.ultimatestrongman.tv TICKETS
UK’s Strongest Woman 2021 Results
The Gorilla Glue UK’s Strongest Women 2021 was overall a great success in it’s first year. We were delighted to have a blue-chip sponsor onboard to support the event with
UK’s Strongest Man 2021 RESULTS
Gavin Bilton becomes the first man to win consecutive UK’s Strongest Man titles after greatest like Glenn Ross and Eddie Hall. After 3 days of competition it was the Welsh
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
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

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