Who Is the Strongest Man in the World?


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The world's strongest man is Brian Shaw. Shaw stands 6'8" and weighs 415 pounds, wears size 16 shoes , and has incredibly large hands. He has won the World's Strongest Man competition in 2011, 2013, and 2015. Shaw bench presses 525 pounds, deadlifts 1,140 pounds, and squats 800 pounds.

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Shaw has competed in the World's Strongest Man competition seven times, and has finished in the top three six out of seven times. He consumes 10,000 calories a day, which is only 5,000 calories less than what an average horse consumes. In addition, the average man consumes 2,640 calories per day, but Shaw eats nearly three times that amount.

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