Athlete Bio
Bill Kazmaier

Years Active: 1979-1990
Born: 1953-12-30
Height: 1.88 m (6' 2")
Weight: 148 kg (326 lbs)

International Contests: 17
International Contest Wins: 6
WSM Appearances: 6
WSM Finals: 6
WSM Wins: 3
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
1979 1979 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Hollywood, California 3 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Vernon, New Jersey 1 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Magic Mountain, California 1 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Magic Mountain, California 1 of 10
1988 1988 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Budapest, Hungary 2 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man San Sebastián, Spain 4 of 8
1987 1987 Pure StrengthPure Strength Aberdeenshire, Scotland 2 of 3
1990 1990 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Canada 2 of 6
1988 1988 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Finland 3 of 3
1987-10-16 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalDéfi Mark Ten International Montréal, Canada 1 of 10
1990 1990 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Glasgow, Scotland 4 of 15
1989 1989 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic East Kilbride, Scotland 4 of 5
1988 1988 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic East Kilbride, Scotland 1 of 6
1990 1990 HreystiHreysti Iceland 1 of 6
1990-08-26 1990 Battle of the GiantsBattle of the Giants Bournemouth, England 3 of 6
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsBattle of the Giants Bournemouth, England 5 of 8
1988 1988 Battle of the GiantsBattle of the Giants Bournemouth, England 2 of 5
Date Contest Event Result Placing
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalLoading Race 4 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalTruck Pull 4 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalCart Carry 7 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalCrucifix Hold 44.00 s 2 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalStone to Shoulder 6 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 71 m 3 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalMax Log Lift 165 kg 2 of 8
1989-08-20 1989 WSM FinalCar Flip 4 of 8
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsPower Stairs 6 of 8
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsCar Hoist 6 of 8
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsMedley 3 of 8
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsWeight Throw 1 of 8
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsCaber Toss 6 of 8
1989 1989 Battle of the GiantsTruck Pull 5 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalMcGlashen Stones 5 implements 2 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalWeight Throw 6 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalCarry & Drag 1 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalFront Hold 42.00 s 4 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalMax Log Lift 170 kg 1 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalTruck Pull 2 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalMax Deadlift
(Partial deadlift)
510 kg 1 of 8
1988 1988 WSM FinalLoading Race 4 of 8
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalBack Load Carry 42.63 s 1 of 10
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalWheelbarrow Carry
(One drop allowed)
1134 kg 6 of 10
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalBack Lift
(Partial lift)
5 of 10
1987 1987 Défi Mark Ten InternationalWeight Throw
(25 kg rock, for distance)
7.86 m 1 of 10
1987 1987 Pure StrengthMedley 1 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthMax Deadlift 2 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthWheelbarrow Carry 2 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthMax Log Lift 2 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthVertical Lift 3 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthWeight Throw
(For height)
1 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthCaber Toss 2 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthArm Over Arm Pull 3 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthManhood Stones
(100 to 120 kg, 32-metre carry)
3 of 3
1987 1987 Pure StrengthSword Hold 2 of 3
1982 1982 WSM FinalWrestling 2 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
478.5 kg 1 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalMax Squat 4 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalFront Hold 5 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalLoading Race 5 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalCaber Toss 3 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalBar Bend 4 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalWeight Throw 1 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalMax Log Lift 1 of 10
1982 1982 WSM FinalTruck Pull 1 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalWrestling 4 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalCaber Toss 5 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
426 kg 1 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalMax Squat 440 kg 1 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalBar Bend 2 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalFront Hold 4 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalLoading Race 49.11 s 1 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 1 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalTruck Pull 34.94 s 3 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalWeight Throw 5.03 m 2 of 10
1981 1981 WSM FinalMax Log Lift 163 kg 1 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalTug of War 1 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalFront Hold 3 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 1 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalMax Squat 1 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalBar Bend 1 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalFridge Carry 2 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 1 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalTruck Pull 4 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalWeight Throw 2 of 10
1980 1980 WSM FinalMax Log Lift 1 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalTug of War 4 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalFridge Carry 4 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalTram Pull 0 6 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalVertical Lift 3 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalMax Squat 3 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 1 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 1 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalCaber Toss 2 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalBar Bend 3 of 10
1979 1979 WSM FinalBarrel Lift 2 of 10
# Link
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# Event PR Contest
1 Max. 18-inch Deadlift 478.5 kg (1055 lbs) 1982 WSM Final
2 Max. Log Lift 170 kg (375 lbs) 1988 WSM Final
3 Max. Squat 440 kg (970 lbs) 1981 WSM Final