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On June 17, 2022, the Giants Live organization revealed that Georgian strongman Konstantine Janashia would be withdrawing from the 2022 Strongman Classic. Fresh off a top-five finish at the 2022 World’s Strongest Man (WSM), Canada’s Maxime Boudreault will take his place on the 12-person roster. That competition will occur on July 9, 2022, at the
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While Rauno Heinla is one of strongman’s biggest names, he built much of his career profile on the back of his tremendous deadlift prowess. With the 2022 World Deadlift Championships (WDC) on the horizon later this summer, the Estonian athlete recently once again showed why he’s known as one of the globe’s top deadlifters. On
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On June 7, 2022, the 2022 Giants Live World Tour revealed its 13-person roster. The strongman competition will take place on October 8, 2022, in Glasgow, Scotland. From two-time reigning World’s Strongest Man (WSM) Tom Stoltman and former WSM Champion (2020) Oleksii Novikov, to rising stars like Charles “Trey” Mitchell, it’s a stacked field with
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Rauno Heinla is known for his deadlift prowess. The Estonian strongman is one of the few people to have pulled at least 453.6 kilograms (1,000 pounds), which he managed in December 2020. He also possesses the 400-kilogram (881.8-pound) deadlift for reps World Record with six. He set that figure at the 2020 World’s Ultimate Strongman
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It’s been two months since Hafthor Björnsson defeated his rival Eddie Hall in the “Heaviest Boxing Match in History.” Both men have continued to stray along different paths in their respective retirements from strongman. Björnsson recently had some eye-opening news as he continues to figure out what he now wants to achieve athletically.  On June
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After a thrilling, competitive Qualifying Round of the 2022 World’s Strongest Man (WSM), there are 10 athletes left standing.  Entering Thursday, May 26, 2022, some of the respective top contenders, like defending champion Tom Stoltman and former WSM Champion Oleksii Novikov (2020), already had a spot in the Finals. The debut of the Wrecking Ball
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Have power like 2018 World’s Strongest Woman (WSW) Champion Rhianon Lovelace (U64KG), and you can pull off incredible feats of strength almost on a whim.  On May 21-22, 2022, Lovelace competed in the 2022 British Powerlifting Union (BPU) Single Lift British Championships. Per the strongwoman, she had entered the meet at the “last minute.” That
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