Athlete Bio
Berend Veneberg

Years Active: 1993-2002
Born: 1963-11-05
Height: 1.85 m (6' 1")
Weight: 133 kg (293 lbs)

International Contests: 23
International Contest Wins: 2
National Contests: 3
National Contest Wins: 3
WSM Appearances: 6
WSM Finals: 3
Best WSM Finish: 5th
Date Contest Contest Type Location Placing
1993 1993 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Orange, France 5 of 8
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Group 3World's Strongest Man Primm, Nevada 4 of 6
1995 1995 WSM Group 1World's Strongest Man Nassau, Bahamas 3 of 4
1996 1996 WSM Group 3World's Strongest Man Port Louis, Mauritius 3 of 6
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Tangier, Morocco 9 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalWorld's Strongest Man Valletta, Malta 6 of 10
1993 1993 World Strongman ChallengeWorld Strongman Challenge South Africa 6 of 14
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Sevenum, Netherlands 1 of 10
1999-05-16 1999 Atlantic GiantIFSA Grand Prix Faroe Islands 6 of 8
1998-03-14 1998 IFSA Helsinki Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Helsinki, Finland 9 of 10
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Hardenberg, Netherlands 3 of 12
1996 1996 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Helsinki, Finland 7 of 12
1995 1995 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Heide, Germany 8 of 12
1999-06-06 1999 Beauty and the BeastBeauty and the Beast Honolulu, Hawaii 4 of 14
1993 1993 Europe's Strongest ManEurope's Strongest Man Norway 6 of 8
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Hardenberg, Netherlands 3 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Keszthely, Hungary 1 of 10
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Arnbruck, Germany 8 of 8
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixIFSA Grand Prix Hungary 5 of 12
1998 1998 Atlantic GiantIFSA Grand Prix Faroe Islands 9 of 10
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingIFSA Grand Prix Copenhagen, Denmark 6 of 11
1997 1997 European OpenEuropean Open Meerssen, Netherlands 4 of 13
1997 1997 European HerculesEuropean Hercules Oulu, Finland 3 of 6
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsStrongest Man in the Netherlands Arnhem, Netherlands 1 of 11
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsStrongest Man in the Netherlands Enschede, Netherlands 1 of 8
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsStrongest Man in the Netherlands Borculo, Netherlands 1 of 10
Date Contest Event Result Placing
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsPower Stairs
(175-225-275 kg, 6 stairs each)
17 stairs 2 of 11
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsWeight Throw 4.8 m 1 of 11
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsTire Flip
(8 flips)
29.03 s 1 of 11
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsAtlas Stones
(120 to 180 kg)
4 in 18.48 s 1 of 11
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsArm Over Arm Pull 17.72 s 4 of 11
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsMax Log Lift 140 kg 1 of 11
2002-07-28 2002 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsMax Deadlift 365 kg 1 of 11
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsAtlas Stones 5 in 24.50 s 1 of 8
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsWeight Throw 5.2 m 1 of 8
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsTire Flip 31.69 s 2 of 8
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsHercules Hold 46.25 s 1 of 8
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsRock Press 120 kg 1 of 8
2000-07-09 2000 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsArm Over Arm Pull 28.16 s 3 of 8
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManMedley
(Tire flip + loading)
59.48 s 6 of 10
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManWeight Throw
(For max height)
5.4 m 1 of 10
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManHercules Hold 65.50 s 3 of 10
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManRock Press 125 kg 1 of 10
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(120 to 180 kg)
4 in 22.90 s 4 of 10
2000-06-18 2000 Europe's Strongest ManArm Over Arm Pull 21.81 s 2 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalMedley
(120 kg farmer's walk (30 m), 2x 300 kg
tire flip, 350 kg chain drag (15 m))
56.00 s 5 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalViking Press
(No resting allowed)
11 reps 4 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalPlane Pull 47.66 s 7 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalAtlas Stones
(95 to 160 kg)
5 in 61.82 s 5 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalArm Over Arm Pull 44.56 s 6 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalMax Deadlift 370 kg 3 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM FinalSuper Yoke 41.38 s 6 of 10
1999-09-18 1999 WSM Heat 5Medley 54.77 s 1 of 6
1999-09-18 1999 WSM Heat 5Deadlift Hold 62.28 s 3 of 6
1999-09-18 1999 WSM Heat 5Hercules Hold 45.87 s 1 of 6
1999-09-18 1999 WSM Heat 5Atlas Stones 4 stones 2 of 6
1999-09-18 1999 WSM Heat 5Truck Pull 40.56 s 2 of 6
1999-09-18 1999 WSM Heat 5Carry & Drag 10.44 m 2 of 6
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixAtlas Stones 4 in 20.10 s 1 of 10
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixMax Squat - 6 of 10
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixHercules Hold 48.00 s 2 of 10
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixMax Deadlift 280 kg 6 of 10
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixTruck Pull 38.20 s 4 of 10
1999-07-24 1999 IFSA Holland Grand PrixMax Log Lift 165 kg 1 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixPower Stairs
(175-225-275 kg, 6 stairs each)
75.00 s 3 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixCrucifix Hold 39.50 s 2 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(120 to 175 kg)
3 stones 4 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixArm Over Arm Pull 29.62 s 1 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixStone to Shoulder 2 reps 3 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixWeight Throw
(Keg for height)
7.1 m 1 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixFarmer's Walk
(For distance)
25 m 3 of 10
1999-07-18 1999 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixBlock Press 120 kg 3 of 10
1999-06-06 1999 Beauty and the BeastSuper Yoke 42.54 s 8 of 14
1999-06-06 1999 Beauty and the BeastHercules Hold 45.93 s 2 of 14
1999-06-06 1999 Beauty and the BeastAtlas Stones 5 in 51.26 s 3 of 14
1999-06-06 1999 Beauty and the BeastMax Log Lift 150 kg 7 of 14
1999-06-06 1999 Beauty and the BeastTrolley Pull 33.72 s 5 of 14
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManTire Flip
(8 flips)
55.03 s 6 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManLoading Race
(6x 100 kg kegs)
40.56 s 4 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManBarrel Hold
(200 kg / hand, with straps)
21.03 s 5 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManConan's Wheel 30 ° 6 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManDuck Walk 23.65 s 6 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManHúsafell Stone 40.52 s 6 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManMax Deadlift
(18-inch deadlift)
380 kg 3 of 8
1999-05-16 1999 Europe's Strongest ManNatural Stones
(100 to 180 kg)
4 in 34.93 s 7 of 8
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsAtlas Stones 4 stones 2 of 10
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsFarmer's Walk 44.95 m 3 of 10
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsMax Squat 300 kg 2 of 10
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsMax Deadlift 370 kg 1 of 10
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsFront Hold 29.80 s 3 of 10
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsMax Log Lift 155 kg 1 of 10
1999 1999 Strongest Man in the NetherlandsHercules Hold 43.00 s 2 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalHúsafell Stone 51.97 m 7 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalTruck Pull 77.60 s 9 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM FinalFarmer's Walk 68 m 8 of 10
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 7Tire Flip 28.6 m 1 of 4
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 7Hercules Hold 45.75 s 1 of 4
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 7Atlas Stones 4 stones 2 of 4
1998-10-18 1998 WSM Heat 7Carry & Drag 34.08 m 3 of 4
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixPower Stairs DNF 8 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixLog Lift 10 reps 6 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 31.3 m 8 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixLoading Race 45.94 s 6 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixBavarian Lift (No lift) 8 of 8
1998-09-05 1998 IFSA German Grand PrixTruck Pull 81.50 s 8 of 8
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManConan's Wheel 10 ° 8 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManLoading Race
(5x 100 kg sacks)
46.03 s 8 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManWheelbarrow Carry DNF 6 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(120 to 170 kg)
5 in 95.00 s 9 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManCrucifix Hold 33.86 s 4 of 10
1998-03-14 1998 Europe's Strongest ManVertical Lift 5.17 s 6 of 10
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixAtlas Walk 22.63 s 6 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixAtlas Stones
(160 to 210 kg)
2 stones 7 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixRock Press 126 kg 3 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixFarmer's Walk 45.95 m 8 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixHercules Hold 48.14 s 2 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixTruck Pull 31.34 s 7 of 12
1998 1998 IFSA Hungary Grand PrixCrucifix Hold 39.02 s 2 of 12
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 3Flintstone Lift 155 kg 5 of 6
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 3Conan's Wheel 637 ° 2 of 6
1997-10-13 1997 WSM Heat 3Arm Over Arm Pull 18 m 4 of 6
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManPower Stairs
(175-225-275 kg, 6 stairs each)
18 in 102.93 s 3 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManRock Press 130 kg 1 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManAtlas Stones
(100 to 160 kg)
5 in 49.07 s 4 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManHercules Hold 46.07 s 3 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManTire Flip 63.66 s 5 of 12
1997 1997 Europe's Strongest ManTruck Pull 33.22 s 8 of 12
1997 1997 European OpenPower Stairs
(175-225-275 kg, 6 stairs each)
17 stairs 4 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenMax Deadlift
(Partial deadlift)
480 kg 3 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenTruck Pull 29.86 m 5 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenAtlas Stones
(110 to 160 kg)
4 in 22.64 s 4 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenMax Log Lift 155 kg 3 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenCrucifix Hold
(12.5 kg / hand)
57.95 s 1 of 13
1997 1997 European OpenKeg Toss
(For height)
- 11 of 13
1996 1996 WSM Heat 3Duck Walk 39.30 s 3 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 3Crucifix Hold 53.87 s 4 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 3Tire Flip 48.69 s 1 of 6
1996 1996 WSM Heat 3Super Yoke 29.55 s 5 of 6
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingFarmer's Walk 6 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingShoulder Press 8 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingHercules Hold 2 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingArm Over Arm Pull 10 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingMax Deadlift 1 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingLoading Race 9 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingBarrel Lift 1 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingCarry & Drag 10 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingPower Stairs 2 of 11
1995 1995 World's Strongest VikingLog Lift 7 of 11
1995 1995 WSM Heat 1McGlashen Stones 8 in 49.35 s 2 of 4
1995 1995 WSM Heat 1Deadlift Hold 64.55 s 1 of 4
1995 1995 WSM Heat 1Incline Log Press 19 reps 4 of 4
1995 1995 WSM Heat 1Car Walk 24.25 m 4 of 4
1993 1993 WSM FinalAtlas Stones 5 in 24.19 s 3 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalWeight Throw 5 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalHercules Hold 45.66 s 3 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalCar Walk 7 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalPole Push 5th 5 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalWheelbarrow Carry 36.51 s 7 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalIncline Log Press 13 reps 7 of 8
1993 1993 WSM FinalTruck Pull 29.30 s 7 of 8
# Event PR Contest
1 Max. Deadlift 370 kg (816 lbs) 1999 WSM Final
2 Max. 18-inch Deadlift 380 kg (838 lbs) 1999 Atlantic Giant
3 Max. Log Lift 165 kg (364 lbs) 1999 IFSA Holland Grand Prix
4 Max. Squat 300 kg (661 lbs) 1999 Strongest Man in the Netherlands