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Iron Biby Breaks Standing Human Shoulder Press Guinness World Record

Strongman Iron Biby Breaks Human Shoulder Press World Record

There are few things better than starting your day by watching a professional strongman athlete smash a Guinness World Record. The latest strongman to stake his claim in the Guinness Worlds Records book is Canadian strongman Cheick “Iron Biby” Sanou. Yesterday,...
Strongman Hafthor Bjornsson Sets New Weight Over Bar World Record

Hafthor Bjornsson Breaks Another Weight Over Bar World Record

Over the weekend, the 153rd Scottish Highland Gathering and Games took place in Pleasanton, California. Every year, the Games bring thousands of event-goers together to celebrate a weekend of heritage and sport. One of the special events and guests to...
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Thor Bjornsson Is Colonel Sanders In This Bizarre KFC Commercial

Out of nowhere KFC’s marketing has started leaning heavily toward strength sports, and we’re pretty happy about it. This week the fried chicken giant released this absurd promo video starring 2018’s World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson as “The Double...
Strongwoman Leigh Holland-Keen Becomes Second Woman to Lifts Dinnie Stones

Leigh Holland-Keen Becomes Second Woman Ever to Lift Dinnie Stones

It's not everyday that we get to cover a legendary strength feat that's literally only been performed a handful of times over its decades of existence. Luckily for us and yourselves, today is one those days. Australian strength athlete...
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Terry Todd, the Unofficial Historian of Strength Sports, Dies at 80

Strength sports have suffered a great loss with the passing of Terry Todd, who passed away at 80 years old. Todd was incomparably influential in the world of strength, helping to both legitimize and popularize strength sports as an athletic...
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Eddie Hall: “(Thor) Only Won This Year Because I Wasn’t In It”

If you read a lot of strongman news, at this point you’ve probably come to the conclusion that the perpetual rivalry between 2017 World’s Strongest Man Eddie Hall and 2018 World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson is friendly fun, a...
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The 5 Best 2018 World’s Strongest Man Moments (Official Footage!)

Fans hungry for official footage of this year’s World’s Strongest Man competition need wait no longer, because we’ve got some exclusive footage directly from our sources at WSM. After its conclusion in May, we posted a roundup of the top...
5 Professional Strongman Athlete Give Advice.

5 Professional Strongmen Give Their Best Advice to New Athletes

Getting started in any competitive arena can be a very stressful time, and starting Strongman is no different. With all the information we have access to these days it can cause a bit of information overload and make it...
Terry Hollands bus pull record

Terry Hollands Sets a New Bus Pull World Record

After competing in the qualifying events Terry Hollands didn’t make it to the finals of this year’s World’s Strongest Man, but the thirty-eight-year-old has shown that he’s still a world class athlete. In London this week, he set a new...
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The Top 5 Moments from the 2018 World’s Strongest Man Finals

This year’s World’s Strongest Man contest was one for the ages. Thor Bjornsson dominated with a lead of 6.5 points, the biggest win margin since 2005, and he became the first person to win the Arnold Classic, Europe’s Strongest...

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Josh Bridges Wins 16.4, Ties Briggs at Seven Open Victories

Josh Bridges is incredibly fit. But the multi-time CrossFit Games competitor (and 2011's Second Fittest Man) has shocked once again with an absolutely mind-boggling...

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