Over time there come and go many men who tried to be the strongest man in the world. Some of them won and some have lost. Not all of them could do it. This is a tough competition and just the best can be called the world’s #1 strong man of all time. There is each year’s competition that decide who is the strongest man. One of these competitions is the World strongest men’s competition. Here can only the best of the best compete. These men are in the Hall of Fame for the strongest men that live. These men are considering the greatest strongmen of all times. Here are seven of the strongest men of all time;
1. Mariusz Podzionowski
Mariusz was born on 7 Feb 1977. He is considered as the strongest men of all time. He won the World strongest men’s competition 5 times. He was a powerlifter. Mariusz Podzionowski is from Poleland. He has his first competition in 1999 and won his first title in 2002. Now he is a mixed martial artist.
2. Magnus Ver Magnusson
Magnus was born on 23 April 1963. He was a strong man and powerlifter. Magnus Ver Magnusson is from Iceland. In 1984 he begins Powerlifting and in 1991 he won his first Worlds strongest men’s competition. Overall he won 4 World strongest men’s competitions. He is now a company owner of a design store.
3. John Pall Sigmarsson
John Pall Sigmarsson was born on the 28 April 1960. He was a strongman, powerlifter and bodybuilder. He is from Iceland. His first World strongest men’s competition was in 1983. He won his first World strongest men’s competition in 1984. Overall he has won the World strongest men’s competition 4 times. He died 16 January 1993, age 32, from a heart attack.
4. Zydrunas Savickas
His nickname is “Big Z”. He was born on 15 July 1975. He is a powerlifter and a professional strongman. He comes from Lithuania. Zydrunas Saviskas had his first competition in 1992. He won his first World strongest men’s competition in 2009. He won the World strongest men’s competition 3 times. He set the Guinness World record for the 20m Farmer’s walk in 7,55 seconds with 150kg in each hand.
5. Bill Kazmaier
Bill Kazmaier was born on 30 December 1953. His nickname is “Kaz”. He is a strongman, Powerlifting, professional wrestler and a sports commentator. He had won the World strongest men’s competition 3 times. He won it first in 1980. He comes from Wisconsin. He is now a motivational speaker for 3D sports Tech for schools and YMCA groups.
6. Jouko Ahola
Jouko Ahola was born on 1 December 1970. He comes from Finland. He is a strongman, Powerlifter and Actor. His nickname is “Jokke”. Overall he won the World strongest men’s competition 3 times. He first won the World strongest men’s competition in 1997. He is now an actor and his latest film is the Vikings. And he is a judge in the World strongest men’s competition.
7. Geoff Capes
Geoff Capes was born on the 23 August 1949. He came from England. He is a former athlete, a strongman and a professional Highland games competitor. He won 2 World strongest men’s competitions. He first won the competition in 1983.
These men have won the World strongest men’s competition many times and they deserved to be the 7 strongest men of all times. They have worked hard to keep their bodies in shape.