Brian Shaw Wins 2011 World's Strongest Man

September 23, 2011

Brian Shaw has claimed the title of World's Strongest Man at the eponymous yearly event, which took place between September 15th and 22nd at Wingate University in North Carolina. The 6 foot 8, 400-pound Shaw, who was tied with former champ Zydrunas Savickas going into the last event, the Atlas Stones, pulled ahead by a full stone to win the overall title for his first time. Here's a clip of Shaw, whose height is a perfect match-up for the Atlas Stone event, defeating Savickas. Courtesy of Sorinex.