Some of these profiles were taken from the “Sons of Samson” book by permission of Mr David Webster – thank-you. If you wish to receive any of Mr David Webster’s books contact him at 43 West Road, Irvine, Ayrshire KA12 8RE Scotland.

  • Strongman Results For World Champions & Modern Day Legends

    Strongman Results For World Champions & Modern Day Legends

    Most championships In World Strongest Man Champion Country Times Years Mariusz Pudzianowski  Poland 5 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008 Žydrūnas Savickas  Lithuania 4 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 Magnús Ver Magnússon  Iceland 4 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996 Jón Páll Sigmarsson  Iceland
  • Zydrunas Savickas, LIT – Strongman & Powerlifter

    Zydrunas Savickas, LIT – Strongman & Powerlifter

    Žydrūnas Savickas is titled as the strongest all-time man. Six times in a row he won the title of the strongest man on earth in the most prestigious contest “Arnold‘s
  • Mariusz Pudzianowski, POL – Strongman

    Mariusz Pudzianowski, POL – Strongman

    ARIUS Pudzianowski was born February 7, 1977 in White Rawskiej. While the training of power sports started since December 7, 1990. The first launch of the Polish championship in bench
  • Brian Shaw, USA – Strongman

    Brian Shaw, USA – Strongman

    Brian Shaw is an American professional strongman competitor and winner of the 2011 World’s Strongest Man & 2013 World’s Strongest Man competition. Shaw is the only American athlete to win
  • Magnús Ver Magnusson, ICE – Strongman

    Magnús Ver Magnusson, ICE – Strongman

    (born 22 April 1963) is an Icelandic former powerlifter and strongman competitor. He won the title of World’s Strongest Man four times (1991, 1994, 1995, and 1996). Magnús competed in
  • Bruce Wilhelm, USA – Strongman

    Bruce Wilhelm, USA – Strongman

    (born July 13, 1945) is a former Olympic Silver Medalist weightlifter and strongman from the United States. He is a two-time winner of the World’s Strongest Man competition in 1977
  • Jon Pall Sigmarsson, ICE – Strongman

    Jon Pall Sigmarsson, ICE – Strongman

    Four times World’s Strongest Man, two seconds and one third. Jon Pall was also five times World Muscle Power champion. He took up Glima, a traditional Icelandic wrestling at the
  • Bill Kazmaier, USA – Strongman

    Bill Kazmaier, USA – Strongman

    World’s Strongest Man, one second, one third and a fourth in his last appearance in 1989. Bill has also one World Muscle Power championship title. He has played American Football
  • Jouko Ahola, FIN – Strongman

    Jouko Ahola, FIN – Strongman

    Jouko “Jokke” Ahola is the strongest man in the world 1997 and 1999. He is from Finland and lives in Hämeenlinna. He is one of the founder members of Hämeenlinna’s
  • Geoff Capes, ENG – Strongman & Highland Games Legend

    Geoff Capes, ENG – Strongman & Highland Games Legend

    Geoffrey Lewis Humberg Capes (born 23 August 1949) is a British former athlete, strongman and professional Highland Gamescompetitor. As an athlete he represented both England and Great Britain in field athletics, specialising in the shot put an event in
  • Gary Taylor, WAL – Strongman

    Gary Taylor, WAL – Strongman

    The World’s Strongest Man competition in 1993, held in Orange, France, was one of the best ever and culminated in a win for Gary Taylor, also know as the “Welsh
  • Paul Anderson, USA -Strongman

    Paul Anderson, USA -Strongman

    Born 17th October 1932, Toccoa, Georgia. For two years, 1955 and 1956, he was the world's greatest super-heavy-weight, winning the US championships, the World title in 1955 and the Olympia title in 1956 (by virtue of lighter bodyweight). In 1956 he pressed 400lb, snatched 335lb and clean and jerked 440lb for a record total. He then turned professional as a night-club strongman and for a time wrestled and boxed professionally.
  • Riku Kiri, FIN – Strongman & Powerlifter

    Riku Kiri, FIN – Strongman & Powerlifter

    Riku Kiri was one of a long line of Finish strength Strongmen selected for the World’s Strongest Man competitions. The many contests in his homeland have nurtured greats such as
  • Heinz Ollesch, GER – Strongman

    Heinz Ollesch, GER – Strongman

    Heinz Ollesch (born November 11, 1966) is a strongman from Germany. He won Germany’s Strongest Man 12 times, and he participated in the World’s Strongest Man Finals in 1995 and
  • Forbes Cowan, SCO – Strongman

    Forbes Cowan, SCO – Strongman

    Forbes Cowan began his strongman career in 1990 with a win in his inaugural competition as Cunninghame’s Strongest Man in May 1990. Having repeated this feat in 1991 he quickly
  • Gerrit Bradhurst, RSA, Strongman

    Gerrit Bradhurst, RSA, Strongman

    Gerrit Badenhorst (born 10 October 1962) is a former WPC world champion powerlifter and professional strongman competitor from South Africa. Powerlifting Badenhorst was born on 10 October 1962 in De
  • O.D Wilson, USA – Strongman Powerlifter

    O.D Wilson, USA – Strongman Powerlifter

    O.D Wilson was born Oders Dell Wilson Jr. to the late Oders Dell “O.D” Sr. and Bessie Mae Wilson on September 12, 1954. “O.D.” Wilson came very close to being
  • Worlds Strongest Woman Results & Modern Day Legends

    Worlds Strongest Woman Results & Modern Day Legends

    World’s Strongest Woman (later known as Strongwoman World Championships and World’s Strongest Lady) is an annual strongwoman contest, and considered the pinnacle for female competitors and recognized as the world
  • Aneta Florczyk, POL – Strongwoman

    Aneta Florczyk, POL – Strongwoman

    Aneta Florczyk pseud. Atena (born 26 February 1982 in Malbork) – Polish female athlete, especially strongwoman. Aneta Florczyk started her career at the age of 16, as a powerlifter. She
  • Jill Mills, USA – Strongwoman

    Jill Mills, USA – Strongwoman

    Jill Mills (born March 2, 1972) is an American world champion powerlifter and world champion strongwoman. Bodybuilding/Powerlifting Mills competed in bodybuilding from 1993 to 1995,[2] but turned to powerlifting in
  • Kati Luoto, FIN – Strongwoman

    Kati Luoto, FIN – Strongwoman

    Kati Luoto is a Finnish strength athlete who is foremost known as the winner of the United Strongmen Women’s World Championships held in 2013 and seven times Finland’s Strongest Woman
  • Becca Swanson, USA – Strongwoman & Powerlifter

    Becca Swanson, USA – Strongwoman & Powerlifter

    Becca Swanson ( born 1973) is an American bodybuilder, powerlifter, pro wrestler and strongwoman who is often referred to as “The World’s Strongest Woman” or “The Strongest Woman on the
  • Highland Games Results For World Championship & Modern Day Legends

    Highland Games Results For World Championship & Modern Day Legends

    HISTORY The World Highland Games Championships were first held in 1980 and were created as an attempt to identify who was truly the greatest Highland Games competitor. Many of the
  • Donald Dinnie, SCO – Highland Games Legend

    Donald Dinnie, SCO – Highland Games Legend

    Early feats Donald Dinnie, the son of a stonemason, won his first sporting event, at the age of 16, in the nearby village of Kincardine O’Neil. He defeated the local
  • Arm Wrestling Results For World Championship & Modern Day Legends

    Arm Wrestling Results For World Championship & Modern Day Legends

    Results:  36th World Armwrestling Championships 2014 (WAF) 19 September 2014 – LEFT HAND 20 September 2014 – RIGHT HAND —————————————————— —————————————————— SENIOR WOMEN LEFT 50 SENIOR WOMEN RIGHT 50 1. TATYANA VERINA. KAZAKHSTAN 1. TATYANA
  • Cleve Dean, USA – Arm Wrestler

    Cleve Dean, USA – Arm Wrestler

    Cleve Dean (R.I.P.) was one of the greatest armwrestlers in the sport of armwrestling. During his long career he has won the greatest events such as WAF, Yukon Jack, WWC
  • John Brzenk,USA -Arm-Wrestler

    John Brzenk,USA -Arm-Wrestler

    JOHN BRZENK GREATEST ARM WRESTLER OF ALL TIME! John Brzenk (born July 15, 1964) is a professional armwrestler from the United States. He competes in the Ultimate Armwrestling League, is the current UAL Right-Handed
  • Rustam Babayev, UKR – Arm Wrestling

    Rustam Babayev, UKR – Arm Wrestling

    Rustam has been the armwrestler who won the most WAF (18) & European titles(19) in the history. He also has multiple Nemiroff titles. He has not lost any right arm tournament
  • Cvetan Gashevski, BUL – Arm Wrestling

    Cvetan Gashevski, BUL – Arm Wrestling

    Cvetan Gashevski is known as the professor of the armwrestling. He has won 10 europeans title with right arm. He is the only armwrestler who defeated Rustam Babayev in same
  • Engin Terzi, TUR – Arm Wrestler

    Engin Terzi, TUR – Arm Wrestler

    He is known as the walking encyclopedia of armwrestling. He has been competing internationally since 1993 and has 17 World & european titles. He is the only armwrestler who won
  • Dave Patton, USA – Arm Wrestler

    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
  • Cobra Rhodes, USA – Arm Wrestler

    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
  • Jan Germanus, SVK – Arm Wrestler

    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).
  • Johnny Walker, USA – Arm Wrestler

    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
  • Ron Bath, USA – Arm Wrestler

    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
  • Neil Pickup ,ENG-Arm-Wrestler

    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
  • Heidi Andersson, SWE – Arm Wrestler

    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
  • Powerlifting Results For World Champions & Modern Day Legends

    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
  • Don Reinhoudt, USA – Powerlifter & Strongman (1st Man to break the 2400 total IPF)

    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
  • Lee Moran, USA – Powerlifter (1st 1000lb Squat)

    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
  • Scot Mendelson, USA – Powerlifter – (1st 1000lb Bench Press)

    Scot Mendelson, USA – Powerlifter – (1st 1000lb Bench Press)

    Scot Mendelson (born February 21, 1969) is an American powerlifter, who specializes in the bench press. He has broken multiple world records and currently is the raw (unassisted) world record
  • Andy Bolton, ENG – Powerlifter (1st 1000lb Deadlift)

    Andy Bolton, ENG – Powerlifter (1st 1000lb Deadlift)

    Bolton won his first powerlifting competition in 1991 when he was twenty-one years of age, at a local powerlifting event called the BAWLA Yorkshire Junior Championships. Bolton has since competed
  • Ed Coan, USA – Powerlifter

    Ed Coan, USA – Powerlifter

    Edward “Ed” Ignatius Coan (born July 24, 1963) is an American powerlifter. He is widely regarded throughout the powerlifting world as the Greatest Powerlifter of all time. Ed Coan has
  • Kirk Karwoski, USA – Powerlifter

    Kirk Karwoski, USA – Powerlifter

    Kirk Karwoski is an American world champion powerlifter. Kirk is a 7 time USPF National Powerlifting Champion, a 6 time IPF World Powerlifting Champion and an IPF Junior World Powerlifting
  • Andrzej Stanaszek , POL – Powerlifter

    Andrzej Stanaszek , POL – Powerlifter

    Andrzej is the first man to squat 300.5kg. @ 50.0 kg, quintuple body weight and ranked Number#1 lb x lb using the Wilks & Schwartz formula.
  • Sergey Fedosienko, RUS – Powerlifter

    Sergey Fedosienko, RUS – Powerlifter

    Russian Sergey Fedosienko, smashed the highest Wilks ever recorded in the IPF, or an affiliate, at the RPF Siberian Cup which was held June 5-7 in Kemerovo, Russia. Fedosienko (123)
  • Benedikt Magnússon, ICE – Powerlifter & Strongman

    Benedikt Magnússon, ICE – Powerlifter & Strongman

    Powerlifting and Strongman career Benedikt formerly held the world record for the Hummer tire deadlift of 500 kg (1102 lb) at the Arnold Strongman Classic, in which hummer tires are
  • Dan Green, USA – Powerlifter

    Dan Green, USA – Powerlifter

    Dan Green is an elite American powerlifter and owner of both Boss Barbell Club and Mountain View Fitness in Mountain View, California. His best competition lifts in the 242 lb
  • Mark Henry, USA – Powerlfer

    Mark Henry, USA – Powerlfer

    Mark Jerrold Henry (born June 12, 1971 is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman and professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE. He was a two-time Olympian in 1992
  • Carl Christensen, ICE – Powerlifter

    Carl Christensen, ICE – Powerlifter

    Carl Yngvar Christensen is the first powerlifter in the IPF history who could achieve a total of 1,200 kg. He made this incredible total – 485 kg squat; 337.5 kg
  • Eric lilliebridge, USA – Powerlifter

    Eric lilliebridge, USA – Powerlifter

    Currently nationally ranked #1 in the 198lbs raw with wraps weight class and also #1 highest ranked raw total in the world with a 1,945lbs total @198. Also holds the 198
  • Siamand Rahman, IRAN – Powerlifter – Paralympic

    Siamand Rahman, IRAN – Powerlifter – Paralympic

    Siamand Rahman (born March 22, 1989 in Oshnaviyeh, Iran)[2] is an Iranian Kurdish Paralympic powerlifter. He won gold medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London and the 2010 Asian
  • Sherif Othman, EGY – Powerlifter – Paralympic

    Sherif Othman, EGY – Powerlifter – Paralympic

    Sherif Othman (born 15 September 1982) is a Egyptian Paralympic powerlifter competing in the -56 kg class. Othman has participated in two Summer Paralympic Games winning gold in the -56 kg category
  • Mas Wrestling Results For World Champions & Modern Day Legends

    Mas Wrestling Results For World Champions & Modern Day Legends

    Results to follow as the first World Championship was in November . A awesome attended 40 countries plus and over 180 athletes competed in this planned Olympic sport….
  • Viktor Kolibabchuk, RUS – Mas Wrestling

    Viktor Kolibabchuk, RUS – Mas Wrestling

    The first world champion Viktor Kolibabchuk—the master of sports of wrestling, three-time Russian champion, twice undisputed champion of Russia, the European champion,” reigned supreme.  “In the Yakut platform was not
  • Glenn Ross IRE- Strongman, Power-Lifter & Strength Challenges

    Glenn Ross IRE- Strongman, Power-Lifter & Strength Challenges

    Glenn (The Daddy) Ross has proved to be the "Daddy" in the sport of strength in Ireland, UK and the World. This Irish competitor has not only been Ireland's Strongest Man, but has lifted nothing less than 8 British titles (I.F.S.A - U.K.S.M - 1999, B.S.M -1999, 2000, 2001, U.K.S.M - 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008).

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