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Derek Poundstone

Years Active: 2006-2017
Born: 1981-09-28
Height: 1.85 m (6' 1")

International Contests: 22
International Contest Wins: 8
National Contests: 4
National Contest Wins: 3
WSM Appearances: 5
WSM Finals: 4
Best WSM Finish: 2nd
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Charleston, West Virginia 2 of 10
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Group 1World's Strongest Man Los Angeles, California 3 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Wingate, North Carolina 5 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Sun City, South Africa 9 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Valletta, Malta 4 of 10
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusFortissimus Montmagny, Canada 2 of 14
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusFortissimus Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire, Canada 1 of 13
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsIFSA Strongman World Championships Geumsan, South Korea 4 of 12
2013-03-02 2013 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 9 of 10
2012-03-03 2012 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 2 of 10
2010-03-06 2010 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 1 of 10
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 1 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicArnold Strongman Classic Columbus, Ohio 2 of 10
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Uncasville, Connecticut 1 of 13
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Lysekil, Sweden 4 of 10
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixStrongman Super Series New York City, New York 2 of 12
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixStrongman Super Series Uncasville, Connecticut 1 of 13
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneGiants Live Melbourne, Australia 1 of 12
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineGiants Live Kyiv, Ukraine 1 of 13
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunGiants Live Uncasville, Connecticut 1 of 12
2017-06-10 2017 SummermaniaUltimate Strongman Southampton, England 10 of 10
2006-05-21 2006 World Strongman ChallengeIFSA Grand Prix Tulsa, Oklahoma 2 of 13
2010-09-25 2010 America's Strongest ManAmerica's Strongest Man Las Vegas, Nevada 1 of 10
2009-07-26 2009 America's Strongest ManAmerica's Strongest Man Morgantown, West Virginia 1 of 17
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManAmerica's Strongest Man Charlotte, North Carolina 1 of 16
2006-07-22 2006 America's Strongest ManAmerica's Strongest Man Columbia, South Carolina 5 of 16
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2017-06-10 2017 SummermaniaMax Log Lift 0 (No lift) 10 of 10
2017-06-10 2017 SummermaniaTire Flip 2 flips 10 of 10
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneLoading Race
(2x 127 kg kegs, 1x 120 kg keg, 1x 120
kg barrel)
3 in 23.67 s 1 of 12
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneStone to Shoulder 6 reps 4 of 12
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneDeadlift
(Partial deadlift)
12 reps 2 of 12
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneMedley
(450 kg yoke (15 m), 127 kg keg (15 m))
18.31 s 1 of 12
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneOverhead Medley
(140 kg axle, 155 kg log, 95 kg
dumbbell, 127 kg keg)
4 in 27.45 s 1 of 12
2013-03-10 2013 Giants Live FitX MelbourneFarmer's Walk 16.09 s 1 of 12
2013-03-02 2013 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 0 reps 7 of 10
2013-03-02 2013 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift
(Hummer tires)
0 (Did not attempt) 9 of 10
2013-03-02 2013 Arnold Strongman ClassicManhood Stones No lift 9 of 10
2013-03-02 2013 Arnold Strongman ClassicAustrian Oak 4 reps, 170 kg + 2 cleans 5 of 10
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Heat 1Atlas Stones
(125 to 186 kg)
5 in 51.94 s 3 of 6
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Heat 1Keg Toss
(18 to 25 kg, 4.75 metres)
8 in 21.47 s 2 of 6
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Heat 1Deadlift
(Car deadlift)
12 reps 2 of 6
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Heat 1Dumbbell Press 11 reps 1 of 6
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Heat 1Truck Pull 34.09 s 4 of 6
2012-10-01 2012 WSM Heat 1Loading Race
(2 kegs: 120 kg, 2 sacks: 125 kg)
4 in 37.47 s 2 of 6
2012-03-03 2012 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 7.56 s 2 of 10
2012-03-03 2012 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift
(Hummer tires)
481 kg 3 of 10
2012-03-03 2012 Arnold Strongman ClassicAustrian Oak
(From the rack)
6 reps, 170 kg 4 of 10
2012-03-03 2012 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 4 reps 3 of 10
2012-03-03 2012 Arnold Strongman ClassicApollon's Wheels
(Cleans only)
2 reps, 208 kg 3 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalAtlas Stones
(120 to 180 kg)
4 in 17.32 s 7 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalLog Lift 7 reps 2 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 415 kg 4 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalTruck Pull 27.67 m 6 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalSuper Yoke 19.16 s 6 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM FinalFrame Carry 16.6 m 8 of 10
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 5Atlas Stones
(120 to 180 kg)
5 in 31.26 s 2 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 5Block Press
(110 to 150 kg)
4 in 51.93 s 1 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 5Deadlift Hold 50.21 s 5 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 5Car Walk 19.28 s 1 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 5Keg Toss
(18 to 25 kg, 4.00 metres)
8 in 28.41 s 2 of 6
2011-09-22 2011 WSM Heat 5Loading Race
(4x 125 kg sacks)
4 in 38.57 s 1 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalAtlas Stones
(100 to 180 kg)
4 in 30.95 s 7 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
1 rep 10 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalFrame Carry 8.1 m 8 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalMax Log Lift 185 kg 3 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalKeg Toss
(17 to 24 kg, 4.00 metres)
7 in 33.73 s 7 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM FinalLoading Race
(3x 125 kg sacks)
2 in 48.82 s 9 of 10
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Loading Race
(4x 110 kg kegs)
4 in 70.63 s 2 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Block Press
(110 to 150 kg)
3 in 22.23 s 1 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Africa Stone 63.4 m 2 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Deadlift 6 reps 1 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Power Stairs
(12 stairs)
9 stairs 3 of 6
2010-09-22 2010 WSM Heat 2Farmer's Walk 36.2 m 3 of 6
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineAtlas Stones
(120 to 200 kg)
5 in 33.03 s 1 of 13
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineConan's Wheel 810 ° 1 of 13
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineDumbbell Press 9 reps 1 of 13
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineDeadlift 13 reps 3 of 13
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineViking Press 18 reps 1 of 13
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineArm Over Arm Pull 4.24 m 9 of 13
2010-05-30 2010 Giants Live UkraineSuper Yoke 13.83 s 2 of 13
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(128 to 215 kg)
4 in 27.24 s 3 of 13
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixDeadlift
(320 kg axle, 400 kg frame, 363 kg
barbell for reps)
5 reps 1 of 13
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixShield Carry 91.4 m 1 of 13
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixSuper Yoke 12.78 s 1 of 13
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixOverhead Press 7 reps 1 of 13
2010-04-25 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 21.03 s 3 of 13
2010-03-06 2010 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 9.28 s 1 of 10
2010-03-06 2010 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift
(Hummer tires)
462 kg 3 of 10
2010-03-06 2010 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 11 reps 1 of 10
2010-03-06 2010 Arnold Strongman ClassicManhood Stones 3 reps, 242 kg 2 of 10
2010-03-06 2010 Arnold Strongman ClassicApollon's Wheels
(168 to 208 kg)
208 kg 0 reps + 2 cleans 3 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalAtlas Stones
(100 to 180 kg)
5 in 27.03 s 6 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
9 reps 2 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalArm Over Arm Pull 62.06 s 7 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalAxle Press 8 reps 2 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalPlane Pull 41.12 s 6 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 31.63 s 2 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM FinalFingal's Fingers
(200 to 320 kg)
5 in 35.38 s 5 of 10
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 1Atlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
4 in 25.10 s 2 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 1Dumbbell Press 9 reps 1 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 1Car Walk 19.09 s 1 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 1Squat Lift
(7 lifts, 280 to 370 kg)
6 in 30.02 s 2 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 1Truck Pull 42.66 s 1 of 6
2009-10-03 2009 WSM Heat 1Carry & Drag
(Cannonball + keg load into cart, 335 kg
drag for 20 metres)
38.71 s 1 of 6
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusNatural Stones
(159 to 241 kg)
3 in 30.25 s 2 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusCyr Dumbbell
(68 to 102 kg)
6 in 63.33 s 7 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusFarmer's Walk
(147 kg per hand (30 m), 159 kg per hand
(30 m))
38.08 s 1 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusBack Lift 1109 kg 3 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusLoading Race
(4 kegs, 2 barrels, Húsafell stone,
Inukshuk stone)
8 in 59.13 s 1 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusAtlas Stones
(136 to 193 kg)
5 in 32.50 s 3 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusOverhead Medley
(157 to 189 kg)
2 in 26.41 s 5 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusDeadlift
(18-inch axle deadlift)
10 reps 3 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusSuper Yoke 19.66 s 3 of 14
2009-06-28 2009 FortissimusPower Stairs
(204-227-238 kg, 5 stairs each)
15 in 52.58 s 3 of 14
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunAtlas Stones
(128 to 215 kg)
4 in 24.33 s 2 of 12
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunLog Lift 9 reps 1 of 12
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunDeadlift 20 reps 1 of 12
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunShield Carry 81 m 1 of 12
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunMax Axle Press 188 kg 1 of 12
2009-05-17 2009 Giants Live Mohegan SunFrame Carry 21.95 s 1 of 12
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 15 reps 1 of 10
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift 436 kg 4 of 10
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicSuper Yoke 8.84 s 2 of 10
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicApollon's Wheels
(Cleans-Continentals-Presses)
2-4-6 3 of 10
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicManhood Stones 1 rep, 240 kg 3 of 10
2009-03-07 2009 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 14.34 s 6 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalAtlas Stones
(100 to 180 kg)
5 in 30.44 s 9 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalPlane Pull 38.67 s 3 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalLog Lift 11 reps 1 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalDeadlift
(Car deadlift)
10 reps 1 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalFingal's Fingers
(200 to 320 kg)
5 in 37.18 s 4 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalCar Walk 15.5 m 3 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM FinalPower Stairs
(14 stairs)
54.33 s 2 of 10
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 1Atlas Stones
(100 to 180 kg)
5 in 38.57 s 3 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 1Viking Press
(Resting allowed)
12 reps 3 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 1Deadlift
(7 lifts, 265 to 363 kg)
7 in 41.81 s 2 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 1Truck Pull 51.03 s 2 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 1Fingal's Fingers
(200 to 320 kg)
5 in 40.36 s 1 of 6
2008-09-13 2008 WSM Heat 1Loading Race
(2 kegs: 105 kg, 2 sacks: 125 kg)
3 in 31.36 s 2 of 6
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(130 to 180 kg)
5 in 30.41 s 4 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixKeg Toss 5 in 71.65 s 7 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixSafe Lift 17 reps 1 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixTire Flip
(4x 400 kg, 1x 530 kg)
23.34 s 1 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixBench Press 15 reps 1 of 10
2008-08-16 2008 Sweden Grand PrixArm Over Arm Pull
(Three cars)
22.45 m 9 of 10
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusCircle of Stones
(2 rounds: 5 Atlas Stones (113 to 159
kg) + 3 Natural Stones (159 to 241 kg))
5 in 25.55 (11) + 3 in 38.34 (13) 2 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusFarmer's Walk
(147 kg per hand (25 m), 159 kg per hand
(25 m))
34.03 s 1 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusCyr Dumbbell
(68 to 98 kg)
6 in 40.97 s 2 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusBack Lift 1273 kg 1 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusBack Load Carry 16.09 s 2 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusPyramid of Strength
(2 rounds: Húsafell Stone + Medley)
42.95 m (12) + 84.96 s (8) 3 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusCrucifix Hold 39.28 s 1 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusOverhead Medley 3 in 27.06 s 3 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusSuper Yoke 17.41 s 1 of 13
2008-06-29 2008 FortissimusDeadlift
(18-inch axle deadlift)
13 reps 2 of 13
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(135 to 190 kg)
2 in 18.71 s 5 of 12
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixCarry Medley
(420 kg yoke (15 m), 260 kg duck walk
(15 m))
16.00 s 1 of 12
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixAxle Press 9 reps 1 of 12
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixShield Carry 75.03 m 2 of 12
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixMax Deadlift 395 kg 1 of 12
2008-06-21 2008 Madison Square Garden Grand PrixMedley
(Tire flip + frame carry)
24.31 s 5 of 12
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicDumbbell Press 9 reps 1 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicMax Deadlift
(Hummer tires)
413 kg 6 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicSuper Yoke 9.59 s 3 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicApollon's Wheels 0-2-2 7 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicManhood Stones 1 rep, 238 kg 3 of 10
2008-03-01 2008 Arnold Strongman ClassicTimber Carry 11.59 s 3 of 10
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(135 to 190 kg)
4 in 12.94 s 1 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixShield Carry 64.19 m 2 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixDeadlift Hold 43.44 s 2 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixSuper Yoke 16.79 s 6 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixViking Press 8 reps 3 of 13
2008-01-19 2008 Mohegan Sun Grand PrixMedley
(Tire flip + frame carry)
12.32 m 11 of 13
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsMedley
(125 kg sack (25 m), 180 kg shield (25
m), 160 kg farmer's walk (25 m))
76.94 s 5 of 12
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsDeadlift 7 reps 4 of 12
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsMax Axle Press 170 kg 6 of 12
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsStone Over Bar
(1.55-metre height)
4 reps 4 of 12
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsSuper Yoke 14.37 s 3 of 12
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA Strongman World ChampionshipsFrame Carry
(For distance, no drops)
48.84 m 3 of 12
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA World Championships Heat 2Carry Medley 30 m 3 of 4
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA World Championships Heat 2Overhead Medley 4 in 61.84 s 2 of 4
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA World Championships Heat 2Loading Race
(Blocks)
4 in 40.10 s 1 of 4
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA World Championships Heat 2Super Yoke 25.62 s 1 of 4
2007-09-15 2007 IFSA World Championships Heat 2Deadlift 6 reps 1 of 4
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManMedley 46.35 s 1 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManTruck Pull 21.66 s 1 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManLog Lift 13 reps 1 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManDeadlift Hold 47.22 s 3 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManAtlas Stones 5 in 41.40 s 1 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManCarry & Drag 26.54 s 2 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManDeadlift 5 reps 1 of 16
2007-05-27 2007 America's Strongest ManBlock Press 2 in 16.44 s 1 of 16
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 415 kg (915 lbs) 2011 WSM Final
2 Max. Hummer Tire Deadlift 481 kg (1060 lbs) 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic
3 Max. Log Lift 185 kg (408 lbs) 2010 WSM Final
4 Max. Axle Press 188 kg (414 lbs) 2009 Giants Live Mohegan Sun