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Professional Strongman and Father Aaron Page Dies

Page was put into a medically induced coma a week prior to his passing.

British professional strongman Aaron “The Rage” Page died on Nov. 20, 2020. No official cause of death has been made. However, on Nov. 12, 2020, a post from Page’s girlfriend Chloe Woodford was re-posted on The Barbell Division’s Facebook page. The post revealed that the couple tested positive for COVID-19 and that Page was placed in a medically induced coma. Page co-owned The Barbell Division, a strongman, powerlifting, and combat sports gym. Word of his passing has spread throughout social media but was confirmed by Giants Live in an Instagram post on Nov. 21. 2020. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by GIANTS LIVE: WSM Arena Tour (@giantslivewsm)


“We are shocked and saddened by the dreadful news of Giant’s Live athlete Aaron Page passing away. Our heartfelt condolences go out to all of Aaron’s family and friends. Aaron, you will be greatly missed by all of us at Giant’s Live. May you rest in peace.”

Page’s most recent competition was the 2020 Europe’s Strongest Man competition. He placed fifth in that competition, which was won by Luke Richardson. He also took part in the 2020 Static Monsters online competition. He successfully log-pressed 210 kilograms (463 pounds), which was the most weight pressed successfully in that event. Earlier in the year, Page placed fifth in the 2020 Britain’s Strongest Man contest.

Condolences from many people in the strongman community were shared online. Some of the sentiments can be read below.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Aaron “The Rage” Page (@aaronpageofficial)


“An iron brother RIP @aaronpageofficial. My heart goes out to Aaron’s family and friends. A massive loss to the strongman community. Stay safe everybody.” — Eddie Hall, 2017 World’s Strongest Man.

“Woke up to heartbreaking news this morning. Aaron, you leave behind so many people who loved you, it was an honour to call you a friend. My deepest condolences to Aaron’s family during this terribly difficult time.” — Laurence Shahlaei, 2016 Europe’s Strongest Man

“Rest in Peace Brother!” — Graham Hicks, 2019 Britain’s Strongest Man Champion

Page is survived by a 12-year-old son and his girlfriend, Chloe Woodford. BarBend extends its condolences to Page’s family, friends, and fans during this time.

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article listed Page’s age as 33 years old. According to Giants Live‘s YouTube channel, Page was born in 1989. We regret this error and have amended the article.

Featured image: @aaronpageofficial on Instagram

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