Strongman Italia Style – Angelo Di Filippo

At Viking Strength we regularly talk to the top names in the sport, however sometimes competitors who may have not yet scaled the summits...

Strongwoman Alana Curnow – The Stone Conqueror

In the 2015 season Alana Curnow was one of the most successful and determined strongman athletes in Australia.  Then she topped it with a...

2015 Arctic Man results

As provided by Vlad Redkin: Final results of ArcticMan 2015 in Nadym, Russia: 1. Valery Savin (Russia) – 39 points 2. Ari Gunnarsson(Iceland) – 36 3. Tarmo Mitt...

Russia’s Princess of the Bench Press – Maryana Naumova

Powerlifter Maryana Naumova is 15 years old at 60kg, bench pressed an amazing 145kg, which is 2.5 x her bodyweight!! Here is the interview we...

The First of the Mohican’s – Finnish Strongman Antti Mourujarvi

The first time I noticed Finish Strongman Antti Mourujarvi was during the Truck Pull World Championships in 2013, he did very well in the...

The New Force in Polish Strongman – Rafal Kobylarz

After watching Rafal Kobylarz winning the Strongman Champions League event in Latvia, it was time to interview this new force in Polish Strongman. Phil Burgess:...

So you want to run a strongman competition? 6 lessons learned...

So you want to run a Strongman Comp?? 6 lessons learned, the hard way… Its great when people step up to the plate, to run...

Inder Singh and the 2014 India’s Strongest Man Competition

I was surprised when I heard that there was a 2014 India's Strongest Man competition.  Which is a little bit dumb, really when the...

Springfield Rejoices – Ben Simpson 2014 Australia’s Strongest Man

2014 Australia's Strongest Man title belongs to the ever cheerful 130kg Strongman Ben Simpson. This 28 year old Personal Trainer and Strength Coach took the...

Continued…A Weekend with Giants

So here we are its March 8th, 2014, and I'm in Dreamland.  Well actually its 2014 Giants Live in Melbourne, but as they say...

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Zaffar Butt – Pakistani Stonelifting

For centuries stonelifting has been a traditional sport.  When I recently came across a video of stonelifting in Pakistan, I just knew I had...
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US Strongman Vince “MachineGun” Urbank – Aiming High..

When I asked a regular reader of Viking Strength for the name of a Strongman who I should definitely interview, I got my answer almost...
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Recently crowned as 2012 Britain's Strongest Woman, Becki Etchells has a big future in this sport. Impressively, to achieve this, she has only been training...

Strongman Italia Style – Angelo Di Filippo

At Viking Strength we regularly talk to the top names in the sport, however sometimes competitors who may have not yet scaled the summits...
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Rósa Birgisdóttir – Rising Icelandic Strongwoman

They say that the camera never lies, so when I came across photos of  Strongwoman Rosa Birgisdóttir and what she could lift, I knew we...