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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...

Man Mountain Adam Scherr – 2012 Arnold ASC Amateur Strongman Champion

I knew the first time that I saw Strongman Adam Scherr, that he reminded me of someone. It wasn't until I was reading Jack and...

Westside Barbell Methods – Louie Simmons -The Ultimate Strength System

It was during an interview with Dan Harrison, that he mentioned the importance to him of the Louie Simmons Westside method of training. After purchasing...

Interview with Geoff Capes – Former World’s Strongest Man (1980’s)

Geoff Capes may not have been the strongest man ever to have competed in a Worlds Strongest Man competition, but as a child growing...

Strongwoman – Gemma Magnusson – Strong in many ways..

Gemma Magnusson is Britain's greatest strongwoman and one of the best in the world.  I was so tempted to title this article "Don't mess...

“Superwoman” Jill Mills – Former World’s Strongest Woman

I have spoken to many strongwoman competitors, and every time I have asked who the top strongwoman to interview would be, they all say without...

Strongman Patrik “Boom Boom” Baboumian – Germany’s Strongest Man

Patrik Baboumian may not be blessed with great height, but when it comes to the Log Lift he can beat many of his taller...

14 Questions with Robert Wilkerson – Raw Squat Superstar – International...

Robert Wilkerson was a name I came across recently, but upon looking at his powerlifting footage, I realised that he was a colussus. Where Andy...

The Rise of the Georgians – Strongman Konstantine Janashia

Konstantine Janashia is an Exciting Georgian Strongman, who has just started on the International Strongman Circuit. Like many ancient cultures Georgia has a long history...

Interview with Colin Bryce – Worlds Strongest Man Commentator and Head...

Colin Bryce may not be the first name that comes to your head when you think about the worlds strongest man competition, but as...

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Odd Haugen The Everlasting Strongman

Odd Haugen – The Everlasting Strongman..

Odd Haugen gives hope to all those older strongmen, that you can still compete into your 50's and do extremely well. He is a legend...

Eben Le Roux speaks out – Southern Hemisphere’s Strongest Man

One of the guys I speak to regularly and greatly respect is Eben Le Roux, the currently Southern Hemisphere's Strongest Man, and Australia's Strongest...
Rósa Birgisdóttir Icelandic Rising Strongwoman

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...

Life begins at 30 – Konstantin Ilin – Ukrainian Strongman

Konstantin Ilin is a former Ukrainian Strongest Man winner in 2009. He also has Strongman Pedigree in qualifying twice for the World's Strongest Man, and...

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...