Athlete Bio
Gary Taylor

Years Active: 1990-1997
Born: 1961-10-14
Height: 1.83 m (6' 0")
Weight: 134 kg (295 lbs)
(Also has competed for WAL)

Competition Totals:
TypeContestsWins
International273
National20
WSM Totals:
AppearancesFinalsWins
541
Date Contest Contest Type Division Location Placing
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Open Tenerife, Spain 3 of 8
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Open Reykjavík, Iceland 5 of 10
1993 1993 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Open Orange, France 1 of 8
1994-10-24 1994 WSM Group 1World's Strongest Man Open Sun City, South Africa 3 of 4
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Open Nassau, Bahamas 6 of 10
1994 1994 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Open New Zealand 3 of 6
1993 1993 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Open South Africa 4 of 14
1992 1992 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Open South Africa 3 of 9
1991 1991 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge Open China 3 of 6
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Hardenberg, Netherlands 12 of 12
1995 1995 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Heide, Germany 6 of 12
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthStrongest Man on Earth Open Reykjavík, Iceland 3 of 6
1993 1993 World Mighty ManWorld Mighty Man Open Johannesburg, South Africa 4 of 5
1992 1992 World Mighty ManWorld Mighty Man Open Johannesburg, South Africa 2 of 9
1994 1994 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open France 3 of 8
1993 1993 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Norway 2 of 8
1992 1992 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open Denmark 2 of 10
1991 1991 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Open England 1 of 8
1995 1995 Manfred Höberl ClassicIFSA Grand Prix Open Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 2 of 8
1995 1995 IFSA Lithuania Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Open Klaipėda, Lithuania 1 of 3
1995-08-06 1995 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Mintlaw, Scotland 3 of 12
1994 1994 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Peterhead, Scotland 6 of 11
1991 1991 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Fergus, Canada 4 of 6
1990 1990 World Muscle Power ClassicWorld Muscle Power Classic Open Glasgow, Scotland 8 of 15
1991-07-20 1991 World Viking ChallengeWorld Viking Challenge Open Iceland 2 of 4
1995-07-30 1995 World Strength ChampionshipsWorld Strength Championships Open Callander, Scotland 2 of 8
1993 1993 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Open Oulu, Finland 10 of 11
1997 1997 Britain's Strongest ManBritain's Strongest Man Open 3 of 3
1995 1995 Britain's Strongest ManBritain's Strongest Man Open Gateshead, England 2 of 8
Date Contest Event Result Placing
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManTire Flip 12.44 m 8 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManTruck Pull 34.34 s 10 of 12
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalLoading Race 0 in 120.00 s 10 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalMax Squat 407.5 kg 2 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalTug of War 9th 9 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalCaber Toss 4.4 m 9 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 88.1 m 4 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalFlintstone Barbell 210 kg 1 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalCar Flip 15.87 s 5 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM FinalTruck Pull 36.30 s 5 of 10
1995-10-08 1995 WSM Group 2Loading Race 4 implements 2 of 4
1995-10-08 1995 WSM Group 2Max Log Lift 145 kg 1 of 4
1995-10-08 1995 WSM Group 2Hercules Hold 31.76 s 2 of 4
1995-10-08 1995 WSM Group 2Carry & Drag 115.26 s 2 of 4
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthAtlas Stones 2 stones 5 of 6
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthWheelbarrow Carry 15.08 s 2 of 6
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthMax Log Lift 150 kg 3 of 6
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthFarmer's Walk 60 m 5 of 6
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthFront Hold 46.61 s 1 of 6
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthArm Over Arm Pull 23.53 s 6 of 6
1995 1995 Strongest Man on EarthLoading Race 32.67 s 3 of 6
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Farmer's Walk 66.1 m 3 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Wrestling 2nd 2 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Max Log Lift 160 kg 1 of 4
1994 1994 WSM Heat 1Arm Over Arm Pull 39.84 s 3 of 4
1993 1993 WSM FinalAtlas Stones 5 in 17.19 s 1 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalWeight Throw 4 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalHercules Hold 38.48 s 4 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalCar Walk 1 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalPole Push 1st 1 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 12.55 s 1 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalIncline Log Press 18 reps 4 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalTruck Pull 25.48 s 2 of 8
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalHúsafell Stone 6 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalPlane Pull 38.10 s 3 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalFront Hold 54.24 s 2 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalWeight Throw 4.9 m 3 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalRock Press 6 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalLoading Race 4 implements 8 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 7 of 10
1992-10-03 1992 WSM FinalTruck Pull 8 of 10
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalArm Over Arm Pull 3 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalAtlas Stones 4 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalCrucifix Hold 3 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalMedley 1 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
410 kg 2 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalTruck Pull 8 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalBarrel Lift 110 kg 3 of 8
1991-10-06 1991 WSM FinalLoading Race 6 implements 7 of 8
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. 18-inch Deadlift 410 kg (904 lbs) 1991 WSM Final
2 Max. Log Lift 160 kg (353 lbs) 1994 WSM Group 1