Bio

Derek Boyer Biography
Australia’s Strongest Man
15 Years Undefeated

(1997 – 2012 retired)

  • australiasstrongestmanDOB: 14th June 1969
  • HEIGHT: 190cm
  • WEIGHT: 140kg

EDUCATION

  • Secondary- Xavier High School – Prefect, School Vice-Captain/ School Sports Captain
  • Tertiary- Charles Sturt University- Associate Diploma of Visual Arts

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate III & IV Personal Training
  • Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Yoga Teacher

SPORTING CREDITS

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  • World’s Strongest Man- 8 times competitor and finalist – 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2011
  • Masters World Strongest Man championship – 2012- champion
  • Australia’s Strongest Man- undefeated in every competition in Australia – 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Australian Sumo Champion (Heavy weight) -2010
  • Oceania Sumo Champion (Open) – 2011
  • Australian Powerlifting Champion – 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2008, 2009, 2010

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

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  • Heaviest Truck Pulled Over 30m- 30 tonnes
  • Heaviest Truck Pulled Over 30m- 42 tonnes
  • Heaviest Truck Pulled Over 30m- 48 tonnes
  • Heaviest Truck Pulled Over 30m- 52 tonnes
  • Most Amount of Bench Presses of  > 110kg in 1 minute – 126 reps
  • Crucifix Hold (10 kg in each hand)- 1 min 52 sec
  • Flipped a car ten times in 3 minutes and 54 seconds
  • Carried on shoulders 300kg load over 20 meters in 6.68 seconds
  • Carried V8motor weighing 190kg over 20 meters in 21 seconds

WORLD STRENGTH RECORDS

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  • Heaviest RoadTrain Pulled- 80 tonnes for 2.15 metres
  • Heaviest RoadTrain pushed- 120 tonnes for 60 centimeters
  • Farmers Walk- 160kg in each hand over 50m – 32sec
  • Heaviest Stone Lifted- 1,100 kg

AUSTRALIAN STRENGTH RECORDS

  • Heaviest Weight ever lifted- 1,100kg
  • Heaviest Deadlift ever- 370k

T.V / MOVIE APPEARANCES

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  • Channel  7 Gladiator Series  –  ‘THUNDER’
  • AFL Footy Show guest appearances as Australia’s Strongest Man
  • NRL Footy Show guest appearances as Australia’s Strongest Man
  • Sinbad & the Minotaur main cast ‘AKOOM’
  • Housos Vs Authority SBS T.V series/ featured movie main cast ‘BUBBLES’
  • DOA Hollywood Blockbuster movie main cast ‘BAYMAN’
  • Big Brother – The nastiest intruder ever
  • Celebrity Splash – Australian celebrity
  • Australia Smashes Guinness World Records  Tv program ,featured athlete
  • Transworld World Strongest Man 15 years featured athlete ‘The Island Warrior’
  • ESPN  15 years World’s Strongest Man
  • Grandprix featured athlete ‘The Island Warrior’
  • Eurosport featured athlete
  • Fox sports featured athlete
  • MTV guest appearance Road Rules ‘Island Warrior’