1.) Brian Shaw. He is nicknamed the gentle giant. He is a powerlifter known for winning the 2011 to 2013, 2015 and 2016 world's strongest man competitions. He is also the first man to win Arnold strongman classics and world's strongest man both in the same year.
2.) Mark Henry. He is nicknamed the Texas silverback. He is a two time Olympian, a two time U.S national champion, a gold ,silver and bronze medalist at the pan American games and also holds the all time world record in the squat and deadlift. He is also well known for his wwe wrestling career.
3.) Bill Kazmaier. He is still one of the most celebrated weight lifters even after retiring in 1992. Throughout the 1980's, he won three world's strongest man tittles in a row. He also won two international powerlifting federation world championship.
4.) Vasyl Virastyuk. He is Ukraine's strongest man six years in a row. He competed in the world's strongest man contest twice ,winning in 2004. He also defeated the two time IFSA world champion Siddrina Savikar in 2007 to become the first athlete in the history of strongest man competition to win both world's strongest man and an IFSA tittle.
5.) Brian Siders. He has a competitive power lifting record winning gold in the USAPL national powerlifting championship 5 consecutive times in a row. In 2004, he also broke the world record by weightlifting a total of 2,529 pounds.
6.) Andy Bolton. He is a three time WPC world powerlifting championship winner and the current WPO world record holder. He is also known for being the first man to ever deadlift 1,000 pounds.
7.) Leonid Taranenko. He holds the impressive label of being the only modern competitor to have won every single major strongman's competition from the world's strongest man to Europe's strongest man all being 15 times.
8.) Mariusz Pudzianowski. He is nicknamed the dominator. He has won the worlds strongest tittles 5 times. He is considered one of the greatest strongmen ever to compete. He has also achieved a total of 16 wins at the strongman's super series ,six consecutive wins at Europe's strongest man ,7 Poland's strongest man super series and two successive wins in the world's strongest man cup federation tournament.
9.) Adam Bishop. In 2019, he qualified for the grand final of the world's strongest man competition finishing at ninth position overall. He also won the Britain's 2020 strongest man competition.
10.) Eddie Hall. He is nicknamed the beast. He won the 2017 world's strongest man competition. He also won 5 consecutive Britain's strongest man competition, 6 UK strongest man competition and 2 England's strongest man competition.
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