Athlete Bio
Forbes Cowan

Years Active: 1990-2003
Born: 1964-10-16
Height: 1.93 m (6' 4")
Weight: 135 kg (298 lbs)
(Also has competed for SCO)

Competition Totals:
TypeContestsWins
International212
National21
WSM Totals:
AppearancesFinalsBest Finish
325th
Date Contest Contest Type Division Location Placing
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Open Sun City, South Africa 5 of 8
1995-10-08 1995 WSM Group 4World's Strongest Man Open Nassau, Bahamas 3 of 4
1996 1996 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Open Port Louis, Mauritius 5 of 8
1994 1994 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Open New Zealand 4 of 6
1993 1993 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Open South Africa 7 of 14
1996 1996 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Helsinki, Finland 12 of 12
1995 1995 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Heide, Germany 11 of 12
1994-11-27 1994 Strongest Man on EarthStrongest Man on Earth Open Reykjavík, Iceland 3 of 6
1994 1994 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open France 6 of 8
1993 1993 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Norway 5 of 8
1991 1991 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open England 1 of 8
2003-06-15 2003 IFSA All Strength ChallengeIFSA Grand Prix Open Winnipeg, Canada 23 of 34
1996 1996 World's Strongest VikingIFSA Grand Prix Open Copenhagen, Denmark 6 of 11
1995 1995 Manfred Höberl ClassicIFSA Grand Prix Open Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 5 of 8
1995 1995 IFSA Lithuania Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Open Klaipėda, Lithuania 2 of 3
1996 1996 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open 1 of 4
1995-08-06 1995 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Mintlaw, Scotland 2 of 12
1994 1994 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Peterhead, Scotland 4 of 11
1990 1990 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Glasgow, Scotland 9 of 15
1994-07-31 1994 European Muscle Power ClassicEuropean Muscle Power Classic Open Callander, Scotland 4 of 8
1994 1994 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Open Oulu, Finland 12 of 14
1995 1995 Britain's Strongest ManBritain's Strongest Man Open Gateshead, England 1 of 8
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManBritain's Strongest Man Open Scarborough, England 7 of 10
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
4 in 42.90 s 6 of 10
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManSuper Yoke 18.08 m 6 of 10
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManDeadlift 2 in 17.75 s 10 of 10
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManFarmer's Walk 65.3 m 6 of 10
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManBus Pull 40.65 s 4 of 10
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManLog Medley
(105 to 155 kg)
2 in 19.92 s 6 of 10
2003-05-13 2003 Britain's Strongest ManFlip & Drag
(4x 400 kg tire flip, 300 kg chain drag
(12 m))
36.37 s 3 of 10
1996 1996 WSM FinalPower Stairs 61.15 s 4 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 230 kg 8 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 30.77 s 4 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalBasque Circle 767 ° 4 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalHercules Hold 46.60 s 3 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalWeight Throw 5.85 m 6 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalCar Flip 21.26 s 5 of 8
1996 1996 WSM FinalTractor Pull 36.55 s 4 of 8
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Leg Press 1 rep 6 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Deadlift Hold 74.15 s 2 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Loading Race 5 in 54.10 s 1 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 2Wheelbarrow Carry 20.99 s 1 of 6
1995 1995 WSM Heat 4Atlas Stones 5 in 44.76 s 3 of 4
1995 1995 WSM Heat 4Murder Ball 3rd 3 of 4
1995 1995 WSM Heat 4Wheelbarrow Carry 11.10 s 1 of 4
1995 1995 WSM Heat 4Car Pull 31.51 s 2 of 4
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalAtlas Stones 4 in 45.29 s 6 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalPole Push 3rd 3 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
(No lift) 7 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalHercules Hold 52.64 s 2 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalCar Walk 19.30 s 4 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalRock Press 120 kg 4 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 17.42 s 4 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM FinalTruck Pull 34.51 s 5 of 8
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthMurder Ball 2nd 2 of 6
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthAtlas Stones 4 in 23.02 s 3 of 6
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthWheelbarrow Carry 12.15 s 1 of 6
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthLoading Race 40.32 s 4 of 6
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthFront Hold 24.90 s 4 of 6
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthArm Over Arm Pull 15.08 m 5 of 6
1994 1994 Strongest Man on EarthMax Log Lift 140 kg 3 of 6
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Farmer's Walk 83.5 m 1 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Wrestling 3rd 3 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Max Log Lift 140 kg 4 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Arm Over Arm Pull 33.02 s 1 of 4
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 230 kg (507 lbs) 1996 WSM Final
2 Max. Log Lift 140 kg (309 lbs) 1994 WSM Group 1