About Simon Strongman

M.Sci Simon Patrick Stewart was brought up in Minnesota, USA and was a professional shot putter until 2005. His high point of his career was a 3rd place in the 2002 NCAA Division;  Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships. His shot put PR is 19,78 meters.

Besides his career as shot putter he also participated in the Scottish Heavy Event Highland Games from 1999-2002. In 2002 he broke the World Record in the 56 pound weight throw for distance with a 44 ft. throw.

In 2003 Simon Stewart came to Denmark to practice shot put with his training partner Joachim B. Olsen. He met Joachim at the University of Idaho and after Joachim moved home to Denmark, Simon decided to join him to train for the 2004 Olympics. Joachim B. Olsen made it to the Olympic and won a bronze medal in Athens.

From 2007 Stewart worked at Joachim's personal coach until 2009, where the shot putter ended his career. Since then Simon Stewart has coached new danish talents in the throwing discplines: shot put, hammer throw and discus.
Stewart has worked with multiple olympians as a strength and conditioning coach for The Danish Archery Federation Elite Team, Dennis Ceylan Team Sauerland Boxer and currently Danish Sailing Federation Elite Group.

His hobby is the feats of strength in the ol' time Strongman disciplines such as bending steel pipes, roll up frying pans, tear decks of cards and rip phone books apart. He has performed with his Simon Strongman show on several occasions and fascinated a broad audience with his enormous strength.

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