Athlete Bio
Derek DeVaughan

Years Active: 2011-2017
Born: 1977-08-30
Height: 1.96 m (6' 5")
Weight: 149 kg (328 lbs)

International Contests: 7
International Contest Wins: 0
National Contests: 1
National Contest Wins: 0
WSM Appearances: 2
WSM Finals: 0
Best WSM Finish: 5th in heat
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Group 4World's Strongest Man Gaborone, Botswana 5 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3World's Strongest Man Kasane, Botswana 5 of 6
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenGiants Live Martinsville, Indiana 3 of 9
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenGiants Live Norrköping, Sweden 5 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeGiants Live Grindavík, Iceland 5 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenGiants Live Norrköping, Sweden 8 of 12
2012-09-29 2012 America's Strongest ManAmerica's Strongest Man Las Vegas, Nevada 8 of 10
2011-03-06 2011 Arnold Amateur Strongman World ChampionshipsArnold Amateur Strongman World Championships Columbus, Ohio 10 of 10
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Heat 4Last Man Standing 6 reps
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Heat 4Bullion Toss
(17.5 to 25 kg, 4.75 metres)
1 in 7.48 s 4 of 6
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Heat 4Deadlift 1 rep 5 of 6
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Heat 4Bus Pull 48.63 s 4 of 6
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Heat 4Log Lift 1 rep 5 of 6
2017-05-28 2017 WSM Heat 4Load & Drag
(2x 110 kg sacks, 310 kg cart)
2 implements, 7.6 m 3 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3Atlas Stones
(138 to 200 kg)
3 in 35.23 s 5 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3Dumbbell Press 4 reps 3 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3Deadlift
(Car deadlift)
4 reps 5 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3Keg Toss
(For max height, 3 attempts to clear
each height)
5.5 m 6 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3Fingal's Fingers
(145 to 175 kg)
4 in 42.56 s 5 of 6
2016-08-20 2016 WSM Group 3Loading Race
(3x 130 kg oil drums)
3 in 68.95 s 2 of 6
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenAtlas Stones
(135 to 185 kg)
5 in 36.35 s 3 of 9
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenFrame Carry 42.43 s 3 of 9
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenLoading Race
(2x 120 kg sacks, 2x 120 kg kegs)
4 in 37.31 s 1 of 9
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenSuper Yoke 15.70 s 2 of 9
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenDeadlift
(Car deadlift, side handles)
2 reps 8 of 9
2016-06-26 2016 Giants Live North American OpenMax Log Lift 165 kg 4 of 9
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenAtlas Stones
(160 to 200 kg)
4 in 41.10 s 9 of 12
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenKeg Toss
(18 to 25 kg, 5.00 metres)
4 in 22.99 s 10 of 12
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenLoading Race
(1x 100 kg bin + 2 sacks loaded into a
wheelbarrow)
54.90 s 7 of 12
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
3 reps 5 of 12
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenOverhead Medley
(115 kg block, 140 kg barbell, 162 kg
axle, 172 kg log)
3 in 31.86 s 3 of 12
2015-11-28 2015 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenFarmer's Walk 23.42 s 2 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeStone Over Bar 1 rep 8 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeLog Lift
(6 lifts, 120 to 170 kg)
150 kg 2 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeDeadlift
(6 lifts, 300 to 400 kg)
340 kg 4 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeCross Carry
(For distance)
12.8 m 9 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeWheelbarrow Carry 21.79 s 6 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeTruck Pull 40.65 s 6 of 12
2015-06-07 2015 Giants Live Viking ChallengeSuper Yoke 19.01 s 5 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenAtlas Stones
(110 to 190 kg)
4 in 28.76 s 8 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenLoading Race
(4x 120 kg sacks)
4 in 44.59 s 10 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
9 reps 6 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenKeg Toss
(18 to 25 kg, 5.00 metres)
4 in 12.55 s 8 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenAxle Press 0 reps 8 of 12
2014-11-29 2014 Giants Live Scandinavian OpenFarmer's Walk 23.45 s 2 of 12
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Log Lift 165 kg (364 lbs) 2016 Giants Live North American Open