I am 28 yrs old, 20 stone, 22" Biceps, 59" Chest and I am 5ft 8" height and
I am from the UK
Occupation - I am a full time carer for my disabled daughter.
I have been training for 11 years, I started with a low body weight of 8 stone. I first started training strongman 11 months ago. I train 5 nights a week in the gym, 3 mornings strongman training in my garden e.g. log, farmers, tyre flip and loading. Every Sunday I do strongman training with my coach, Eddie Ellwood (current England's strongest man, and Britain's and World's strongest man competitor)
My personal best lift's at present are - log 140kg above head, dead lift 260kg for reps, car dead lift 400kg for reps, basket circle 400kg, farmers 130kg each, truck pull 11.5 tonne - 30 metres in 23 seconds, atlas stone 100kg, 110kg, 120kg, 130kg, 140kg.Bench Press 200kg.My best lifts are still to come!!!
Competitions I have done - North East strongest man 2004 - placed 6th.
West Pelton Novice Competition 2004 - placed 5th. (with torn tendon in my hand)
Teeside strongest man 2004 - placed 5th.
Doncaster strongest man 2004 - placed 4th.
Showlifting competition sweden 2004 -placed 1st
Upcoming competitions -
This month 2005 - Britain's strongest man qualifiers.
May 2005 - UK strongest man
September 2005 - Teeside strongest man.
To be arranged for 2005 - Whitecliffs strongest man.
More competition dates to be announced later this year.
Thanks for the Support APT,...........James Connell