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Magnus Samuelsson: The Big Swede

Magnus Samuelsson had one of the longest and most successful Strongman careers in the history of the sport, with his entering the world championship level contests of the International Federation of Strongman Athletes and the World Strongest Man for 14 years. Prior to his entry in Strongman, Magnus was a European Arm Wrestling Champion like …

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Svend Karlsen: Viking Power!

Svend Karlsen (born 6 October 1967) is a Norwegian former strongman, powerlifter, and IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is well known for shouting his catch phrase “Viking Power!” during competitions. He was able to win the World’s Strongest Man title in 2001. Svend started training at the early age of 14 in an underground gym called …

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Bruce Wilhelm: The First World’s Strongest Man

Bruce Wilhelm was the first person to be called “The World’s Strongest Man”. He was born on July 13, 1945 in Watsonville, CA. Back in the day he was quite famous and met some famous strength athletes. Bruce has always been interested in athletics. His career began in junior high school with wrestling, swimming, …

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Bill Kazmaier’s Training Routine

  Bill Kazmaier is an American former world champion powerlifter. He was able to bench press 661.4lb/300kg. He was known for his psyching up before bench pressing. He used to break open two ammonia capsules and cram them up his nostrils. He sniffed and got an eye opening burst of ehilaration. He screamed, stompped his feet and …

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Jon Pall Sigmarsson: The White Giant

Blonde, blue-eyed and muscular. That was Jon Pall Sigmarsson. This white giant was born 1960 in Island. He was ‘The World’s Strongest Man’ and the national hero. Jon was quite famous for his strength and character. But in 1993 a tragedy occurred. This White Giant died while working out. He was only 33 years old …

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