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Nick Best Biography
Nick Best is an American professional strongman competitor and world champion powerlifter from Las Vegas, Nevada. Best won the USAPL National Powerlifting Championships in the 125 kg class in 1996 and 1997, as well as the WDFPF World Powerlifting Championships in 1996.
Nick holds the International Federation of Strength Athletes world record for the 125 kg, 75 m Farmer’s Walk, with a time of 47.3 seconds. In 2010, he won the All-American Strongman Challenge which is his career’s best win. Bests’s victory qualified him for the 2010 Arnold Strongman Classic, he finished ninth overall in that contest.
He holds the International Federation of Strength Athletes world record for the 125 kg, 75 m Farmer’s Walk, with a time of 47.3 seconds.
Best competed in the 2010 World’s Strongest Man, his first time in the competition and he qualified for the finals and finished in sixth place overall.
Nick Best Age
Best was born on 6 June 1969 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is 50 years old as of 2019.Nick Best Photo
Nick Best Family
There is no available information regarding Best’s father, mother or siblings.
Nick Best Wife
He is married to Callie Marunde-Best and the couple has two children together; a son Dylan Best, and a daughter Jessica Best.
Nick Best Strongman
He finished second at the Strongman Super Series Swedish Grand Prix on December 17, 2010, behind Brian Shaw.
Best was placed second at the 2011 All-American Strongman Challenge on January 30. This earned him an invite to the 2011 Arnold Strongman Classic, where he took seventh place. He also competed in the 2011 World’s Strongest Man contest but failed to qualify for the finals. He competed in the 2012 All-American Strongman Challenge and finished in third place overall.
On March 17, 2012 he was placed second at the Giants Live event in Melbourne, Australia behind Mike Jenkins. Best set a joint world record in the hip lift event with Mike Jenkins with a lift of 1,150 kg. (2,535.3 pounds). The placing qualified Nick for the 2012 World’s Strongest Man contest, he finished third in his heat and failed to qualify for the finals.
Best competed in the inaugural SCL North American Championships in Warwick, Ontario, Canada, on July 5–8, 2012, placing third overall. He finished second in the 2013 Giants Live Australia Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia behind winner Derek Poundstone. The placing qualified Best for the 2013 World’s Strongest Man contest.
Nick Best Weight
The world champion powerlifter weighs 320 lb (145Kg).
Nick Best Height
Best stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m).
Nick Best Record
Representing United States
World’s Strongest Man
6th 2010 World’s Strongest Man
Qualified 2011 World’s Strongest Man
Qualified 2012 World’s Strongest Man
Qualified 2013 World’s Strongest Man
Qualified 2014 World’s Strongest Man
Qualified 2015 World’s Strongest Man
Qualified 2016 World’s Strongest Man
10th 2017 World’s Strongest Man
Arnold Strongman Classic
9th 2010 Arnold Strongman Classic
7th 2011 Arnold Strongman Classic
2nd 2012 Australia
2nd 2013 Australia
SCL North American Championships
3rd 2012 SCL North American Championships
Strongman Super Series
2nd 2009 Romania Grand Prix
4th 2009 Venice Beach Grand Prix
6th 2009 Sweden Grand Prix
3rd 2009 Overall
6th 2010 Mohegan Sun Grand Prix
2nd 2010 Sweden Grand Prix
4th 2010 Overall
America’s Strongest Man
6th 2006 America’s Strongest Man
3rd 2007 America’s Strongest Man
All-American Strongman Challenge
9th 2008 All-American Strongman Challenge
2nd 2009 All-American Strongman Challenge
1st 2010 All-American Strongman Challenge
2nd 2011 All-American Strongman Challenge
3rd 2012 All-American Strongman Challenge
Jesse Marunde Invitational
Representing United States
USAPL National Powerlifting Championships
1st 1996 USAPL National Powerlifting Championships 125kg
1st 1997 USAPL National Powerlifting Championships 125kg
3rd 1998 USAPL National Powerlifting Championships 125kg
WDFPF World Powerlifting Championships
1st 1996 WDFPF World Powerlifting Championships