Svend Karlsen
Svend Karlsen
6'2''  300 lbs
Norway
Strongman Histroy:
Svend was the 2001 winner of the Worlds Strongest Man.  A Viking from Norway, he is
one of the most exciting competitors, both in and out of the competitions.
Did You Know?
Svend, proud of his Viking heritage, recently had his name legally changed to Svend
Viking Karlsen.

His predictions for the 2003 America’s Strongest Man were…”I predict there will be a
winner….and for a change, it will be an American.”

Svend boasts a “modest” 61-inch chest.


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