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Josh Thigpen

Years Active: 2005-2015
Born: 1982-02-16
Height: 1.98 m (6' 6")
Weight: 145 kg (320 lbs)

International Contests: 17
International Contest Wins: 0
National Contests: 1
National Contest Wins: 0
WSM Appearances: 4
WSM Finals: 0
Best WSM Finish: 3rd in heat

Source: Sport 360
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Group 2World's Strongest Man Putrajaya, Malaysia 4 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Group 4World's Strongest Man Wingate, North Carolina 4 of 6
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Group 5World's Strongest Man Sanya, China 3 of 5
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Group 1World's Strongest Man Chengdu, China 3 of 5
2012-01-29 2012 All-American Strongman ChallengeAll-American Strongman Challenge Los Angeles, California 4 of 9
2011-01-30 2011 All-American Strongman ChallengeAll-American Strongman Challenge Los Angeles, California 9 of 10
2010-01-24 2010 All-American Strongman ChallengeAll-American Strongman Challenge Los Angeles, California 4 of 14
2014-07-06 2014 SCL North American ChampionshipsSCL North American Championships Warwick, Canada 5 of 12
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Uncasville, Connecticut 12 of 13
2006-06-01 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Uncasville, Connecticut 3 of 14
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Uncasville, Connecticut 4 of 12
2012-06-17 2012 Giants Live HungaryGiants Live Budapest, Hungary 3 of 12
2011-08-24 2011 Giants Live UkraineGiants Live Poltava, Ukraine 3 of 9
2012-02-13 2012 WSF World ChampionshipWorld Strongman Federation Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 3 of 8
2010-09-06 2010 North America's Strongest ManNorth America's Strongest Man Gatineau, Canada 12 of 12
2009-09-07 2009 North America's Strongest ManNorth America's Strongest Man Gatineau, Canada 3 of 12
2008-09-01 2008 North America's Strongest ManNorth America's Strongest Man Gatineau, Canada 7 of 12
2011-08-06 2011 America's Strongest ManAmerica's Strongest Man Hot Springs, Arkansas 5 of 13
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 2Atlas Stones
(150 to 210 kg)
3 in 21.51 s 4 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 2Dumbbell Press 0 (Did not attempt) 5 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 2Basque Circle 21.10 m 4 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 2Squat Lift 6 reps 1 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 2Norse Hammers
(161 to 172 kg)
0 in 60.00 s 6 of 6
2015-04-26 2015 WSM Heat 2Loading Race
(1 sack: 125 kg, 2 tires: 160 kg each)
2 in 26.78 s 3 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 4Atlas Stones
(120 to 180 kg)
5 in 30.70 s 4 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 4Block Press
(110 to 150 kg)
3 in 33.43 s 4 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 4Truck Pull 17.3 m 4 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 4Squat Lift 2 reps 5 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 4Keg Toss
(18 to 25 kg, 4.00 metres)
8 in 27.70 s 2 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 4Loading Race
(4x 125 kg sacks)
4 in 54.13 s 3 of 6
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixDeadlift Hold 20.53 s 12 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixSuper Yoke 22.91 s 12 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixViking Press 5 reps 5 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixMedley
(Tire flip + frame carry)
10.82 m 12 of 13
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Heat 5Loading Race
(3x 100 kg barrels)
2 in 63.68 s 2 of 5
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Heat 5Rock Press
(103 to 133 kg)
1 in 11.05 s 2 of 5
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Heat 5Car Walk 8.2 m 4 of 5
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Heat 5Fingal's Fingers
(200 to 300 kg)
4 in 34.97 s 3 of 5
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Heat 5Deadlift
(Car deadlift)
6 reps 4 of 5
2006-09-23 2006 WSM Heat 5Medley
(100 kg cannonball carry (25 m), 120 kg
farmer's walk (25 m))
33.69 s 4 of 5
2006-06-01 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixMedley
(Fingal's finger + yoke + tire flip)
4.8 m 4 of 14
2006-06-01 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
5 in 29.69 s 5 of 14
2006-06-01 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
5 reps 7 of 14
2006-06-01 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixAxle Press 6 reps 3 of 14
2006-06-01 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixFrame Carry 20.09 m 8 of 14
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Heat 1Atlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
5 in 34.28 s 2 of 5
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Heat 1Log Lift 9 reps 3 of 5
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Heat 1Fingal's Fingers
(200 to 300 kg)
5 in 63.08 s 3 of 5
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Heat 1Hercules Hold 27.75 s 5 of 5
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Heat 1Deadlift
(7 lifts, 210 to 340 kg)
5 in 31.59 s 3 of 5
2005-10-06 2005 WSM Heat 1Medley
(100 kg anchor carry (10 m), 300 kg
chain drag (10 m), 225 kg duck walk (20
m))
28.7 m 2 of 5
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixMedley
(Yoke + Fingal's finger + power stairs)
DNF 5 of 12
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixDeadlift Hold 29.69 s 7 of 12
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixSquat Lift
(Partial squat)
7 reps 3 of 12
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
6 in 34.81 s 2 of 12
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixAxle Press 5 reps 2 of 12
2005-08-10 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixFarmer's Walk
(No drops)
17.6 m 5 of 12