UK Darren Sadler


  • Born:


  • Other Names:

    Pocket Rocket

  • Home Country:


  • Nationality:


  • Height:

    173cm / 5ft 8ins

  • Weight:

    125kg / 275lbs

  • Competed In WSM:

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Darren Sadler – UK

How many hours per day do you train? 2-3

How many days do you train per week? 6

What does your training involve?

3x days gym work 1x cardio, 2x days strongman events training

What does your diet normally consist of?

Breakfast: 4 Eggs, Porridge

Lunch: Chicken/Fish & Rice

Dinner: Steak & Rice/Chips

What made you want to become a strongman?

Dave Warner (former WSM comp) saw me training in gym and asked me to do a show

How old were you when you started training and competing in strongman?

Started training at 17 Started strongman at 20

What is your greatest strongman achievement?

Being at WSM 06,07 & 09!

How do you manage to balance work and training for strongman?

I brought a gym

What is the worst injury you have ever had?

Torn hamstring BSM 2008

What has been your biggest disappointment whilst training as a strongman?

BSM 2008 (tore hamstring)

What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a strongman?

Do years of gym work before starting events

What is your favourite strongman event and why?

Conans wheel (because I am good at it)

What is you least favourite strongman event and why?

Deadlift hold (because I am bad at it)

Which past strongman do you admire now & why?

Jon Pall Sigmarson – fun to watch

Which current strongman do you admire now & why?

Marius as he is a versatile strongman

How do you prepare yourself for major events?

Try to have as least stress as possible

What do you do to relax? Do you have any hobbies?

Walk the dog

Do you have any nicknames? If so, what’s the story behind your nickname.

Pocket rocket!? (Ask Brice)

What would be your favourite type of holiday and destination?

Sanya, China (nice place)

What is your favourite film?

Mistic River

What car do you drive now and what car would you like to drive?

Range Rover & Range Rover

What personal achievement are you most proud of?

My business

Who is your biggest threat for 2009 and why?


General stats:

Squat max: 380 kg

Dead lift max: 380 kg