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Richard Skog

Years Active: 2007-2010
Born: 1981-06-16
Height: 1.98 m (6' 6")

International Contests: 13
International Contest Wins: 0
National Contests: 4
National Contest Wins: 2
WSM Appearances: 4
WSM Finals: 0
Best WSM Finish: 3rd in heat
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Group 2World's Strongest Man Sun City, South Africa 3 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Group 4World's Strongest Man Valletta, Malta 5 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Group 2World's Strongest Man Charleston, West Virginia 3 of 6
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Group 5World's Strongest Man Anaheim, California 5 of 5
2010-11-21 2010 Jón Páll Sigmarsson ClassicJón Páll Sigmarsson Classic Reykjavík, Iceland 6 of 9
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeStrongman Super Series Gol, Norway 4 of 12
2009-12-05 2009 Sweden Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Gothenburg, Sweden 11 of 12
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Lysekil, Sweden 3 of 10
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeStrongman Super Series Gol, Norway 3 of 12
2007-07-07 2007 Viking Power ChallengeStrongman Super Series Gol, Norway 8 of 12
2010-10-24 2010 Giants Live TurkeyGiants Live Istanbul, Turkey 10 of 10
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaGiants Live Johannesburg, South Africa 9 of 12
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeGiants Live Stavanger, Norway 2 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManNorway's Strongest Man Bø i Telemark, Norway 1 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManNorway's Strongest Man Bø i Telemark, Norway 1 of 12
2008-05-24 2008 Norway's Strongest ManNorway's Strongest Man Gol, Norway 2 of 12
2007-05-26 2007 Norway's Strongest ManNorway's Strongest Man Gol, Norway 4 of 12
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2010-10-24 2010 Giants Live TurkeyLog Lift 2 reps 5 of 10
2010-10-24 2010 Giants Live TurkeyDeadlift
(Car deadlift, side handles)
6 reps 9 of 10
2010-10-24 2010 Giants Live TurkeyShield Carry 5.67 m 10 of 10
2010-10-24 2010 Giants Live TurkeyMedley
(150 kg farmer's walk (40 m), 130 kg keg
(20 m))
44.16 s 8 of 10
2010-10-24 2010 Giants Live TurkeyMax Axle Press 185 kg 7 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Loading Race
(4x 110 kg kegs)
4 in 48.26 s 1 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Block Press
(110 to 150 kg)
3 in 45.29 s 3 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Africa Stone 67.4 m 1 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Deadlift 0 reps 4 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Power Stairs
(12 stairs)
4 stairs 6 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Farmer's Walk 32.9 m 4 of 6
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
5 in 26.88 s 1 of 12
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeTire Flip
(6 flips)
51.20 s 2 of 12
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeDumbbell Press 6 reps 9 of 12
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeDeadlift 4 reps 5 of 12
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeMax Log Lift 180 kg 3 of 12
2010-06-26 2010 Viking Power ChallengeSuper Yoke 13.40 s 6 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManTire Flip
(6 flips)
53.85 s 1 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
5 in 26.63 s 1 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManDumbbell Press 7 reps 3 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManDeadlift 8 reps 1 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManMax Log Lift 180 kg 1 of 12
2010-05-15 2010 Norway's Strongest ManSuper Yoke 15.32 s 1 of 12
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaAtlas Stones
(130 to 180 kg)
5 in 25.15 s 7 of 12
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaAfrica Stone 51.1 m 6 of 12
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaKeg Toss
(17 to 24 kg)
4 implements 9 of 12
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaDeadlift 2 reps 7 of 12
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaMax Log Lift 140 kg 8 of 12
2010-04-10 2010 Giants Live South AfricaFarmer's Walk 40.3 m 9 of 12
2009-12-05 2009 Sweden Grand PrixDeadlift 4 reps 11 of 12
2009-12-05 2009 Sweden Grand PrixLog Lift 5 reps 6 of 12
2009-12-05 2009 Sweden Grand PrixFarmer's Walk
(One drop allowed)
9.5 m 12 of 12
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 4Atlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
5 in 29.97 s 2 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 4Keg Toss
(17 to 24 kg, 5.00 metres)
4 in 75.00 s 4 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 4Car Walk 32.22 s 5 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 4Squat Lift
(7 lifts, 280 to 370 kg)
4 in 18.05 s 5 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 4Truck Pull 46.75 s 2 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 4Medley
(335 kg chain drag, 2x 105 kg keg load)
25.03 s 4 of 6
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeMedley
(4x 100 kg objects loaded into a
wheelbarrow)
31.90 s 1 of 12
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeAtlas Stones
(140 to 200 kg)
4 in 23.09 s 3 of 12
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeFingal's Fingers 5 in 38.88 s 1 of 12
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
8 reps 5 of 12
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeMax Log Lift 175 kg 3 of 12
2009-06-06 2009 Viking Power ChallengeSuper Yoke 12.49 s 3 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManMedley 51.00 s 1 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
5 in 38.16 s 2 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManFingal's Fingers
(5 flips)
5 in 42.30 s 1 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
11 reps 2 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManMax Log Lift 175 kg 1 of 12
2009-05-22 2009 Norway's Strongest ManHúsafell Stone 43.9 m 9 of 12
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 2Atlas Stones
(100 to 180 kg)
5 in 24.92 s 2 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 2Axle Press 7 reps 4 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 2Squat Lift
(7 lifts, 265 to 363 kg)
3 in 14.14 s 6 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 2Truck Pull 47.44 s 2 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 2Keg Toss
(15 to 22 kg, 4.90 metres)
7 in 75.00 s 3 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 2Loading Race
(2 kegs: 105 kg, 2 sacks: 125 kg)
4 in 65.32 s 2 of 6
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(130 to 180 kg)
5 in 24.28 s 2 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixKeg Toss 5 in 33.03 s 2 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixSafe Lift 13 reps 5 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixTire Flip
(4x 400 kg, 1x 530 kg)
25.94 s 3 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixBench Press 12 reps 4 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixArm Over Arm Pull
(Three cars)
24.1 m 6 of 10
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeAtlas Stones
(120 to 180 kg)
4 in 33.57 s 4 of 12
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeMax Axle Press 180 kg 1 of 12
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeTire Flip
(6 flips)
66.00 s 2 of 12
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeViking Press 10 reps 4 of 12
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeMax Deadlift 360 kg 5 of 12
2008-07-05 2008 Viking Power ChallengeSuper Yoke 16.03 s 4 of 12
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Heat 5Atlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
5 in 31.16 s 5 of 5
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Heat 5Keg Toss
(10x 22.5 kg kegs, 4.00 metres)
7 in 90.00 s 3 of 5
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Heat 5Deadlift
(7 lifts, 265 to 340 kg)
4 in 18.55 s 5 of 5
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Heat 5Log Lift 11 reps 4 of 5
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Heat 5Fingal's Fingers
(200 to 300 kg)
5 in 48.05 s 4 of 5
2007-09-23 2007 WSM Heat 5Medley
(225 kg duck walk (10 m), 100 kg barrel
(10 m), 111 kg barrel (12 m))
38.91 s 3 of 5
2007-07-07 2007 Viking Power ChallengeCrucifix Hold
(20 kg / hand)
19.52 s 8 of 12
2007-07-07 2007 Viking Power ChallengeMax Deadlift
(Axle bar)
0 (No lift) 8 of 12
2007-07-07 2007 Viking Power ChallengeViking Press 10 reps 7 of 12
2007-07-07 2007 Viking Power ChallengeTire Flip
(6 flips)
48.56 s 5 of 12
2007-07-07 2007 Viking Power ChallengeSuper Yoke 13.85 s 5 of 12
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 360 kg (794 lbs) 2008 Viking Power Challenge
2 Max. Log Lift 180 kg (397 lbs) 2010 Viking Power Challenge
3 Max. Axle Press 185 kg (408 lbs) 2010 Giants Live Turkey