Andrew Clayton
Nickname: Running Strongman
Instagram: @runningstrongman
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 260 lbs
Age: 25
Hometown: Jacksonville

Notable Accomplishments

  • World’s Strongest Man 105kg 2017
  • 2011 Teenage National Strongman Champion
  • Second place in International Amateur Strongman World Championship in 2014.
  • Professional Strongman Corporation Strongman in Heavyweight class since 2014 at 21 years old. Second youngest to do so.
  • Won second professional status in middleweight weight class in 2016 at 23 years old. The second youngest to get both professional divisions status.
  • Competing in strongman since 2009 at age 16.
  • Competed in 32 strongman competitions including five America’s Strongest Man Competitions
  • Second Place in America’s Strongest Man 105kg in 2016.
  • Unofficial World Record Holder in the One Arm Dumbbell Clean and Press at 270 pounds for a middleweight strongman
  • National Teenage and Men’s Record Holder in half dozen plus records.
  • Hybrid athlete having completed numerous Olympic distance triathlons, two full marathons and an ultramarathon (completed 62 of 100 miles).
  • Ran a 5:32 official road mile at 250+ pounds only weeks before winning pro card as 105kg strongman.
  • Other endurance sports include indoor rowing, stair climbs and open water swims.
  • Podium finishes at the USAW Collegiate and Under 25 Weightlifting Nationals in 2017.

 

 

 

 

Website of some contests and events:
http://www.runningstrongman.com/upcoming-events.html

Features

World record Dumbbell Press
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM2jyALFGRQ

University Paper
https://unfspinnaker.com/40708/features/working-out-with-andrew-clayton-americas-fourth-strongest-man/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXU79Ke5UjE

Compilation of early contests
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laZakZbcXB8

Radio interview
https://www.rxmuscle.com/strength-articles/athlete-profiles/10960-the-strength-series-interview-6-pro-strongman-andrew-clayton.html

Winning events
https://www.instagram.com/p/BLCGbjlhTmq/
http://www.floelite.com/video/996000-andrew-clayton-takes-the-conans-wheel-for-a-ride#.WZ4nbdPyv-Y