188cm / 6ft 2ins
161kg / 355lbs
Competed In WSM:
2011 Event Information:
LPJ is a former winner of Canada’s Strongest Man and holds the Canadian record in the log lift with 195.5kgs. Jean will be hoping to replicate that success on the big stage at WSM this year, aiming for a podium finish to emulate compatriots Tom Magee and Dominic Filiou.
Question & Answer session:
Louis Philippe Jean – Canada
How many hours per day do you train? 3 to 5
How many days do you train per week? 5 to 7
What does your training involve?
Events, muscle training, haltherophilie, bolometric and gym training, fast race
What does your diet normally consist of:
Breakfast: 10 whole egg, white eggs and whole wheat
Lunch: meats, chicken, beef, potatoes and green veggies
Dinner: same as lunch
What made you want to become a strongman?
Cause I like to lift big things
How old were you when you started training and competing in strongman?
What is your greatest strongman achievement?
Csm 2008, Quebec Strongest Man 2008, Fortissimuss 2008, Fortissimuss 2009, CPU-CPO World record power lifting
How do you manage to balance work and training for strongman?
In the summer I stop work to train only
What is the worst injury you have ever had?
Only little injuries
What are your plans after your strongman career?
Become a trainer for strongman & prepare the next generation athlete.
What has been your biggest dissapointment whilst training as a strongman?
Finished second in Canada strongest man 2009
What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a strongman?
To have the will & dedication to the sport as a life style
What is your favourite strongman event and why?
Truck pull, stones, natural stone, I donít know I like it all
What is you least favourite strongman event and why?
Arm Over Arm pull, im the poorest guy at this
Which past strongman do you admire now & why?
Mariusz, Derek & Zydrunas because they are the front face in the sport
Which current strongman do you admire now & why?
Mikael Koklyare for his sportsmanship
How do you prepare yourself for major events?
With the event I prepare it one by one repeating them for many times to control them
What is your favourite other sporting event?
I like everything with a motor
What do you do to relax? Do you have any hobbies?
I like motorcycle, chasing around, fishing, cooking, massage, care of my daughter.
Given your size, whatís the funniest thing thatís ever happened to you?
Broken a chair in the desk of the mayor of a city hall.
Do you have any nicknames?
If so, whatís the story behind your nickname. Chaton… In english it means? Because im a little so little guy.
What would be your favourite type of holiday and destination?
Mattal panz france..getting information ? Increase my knowledge with new things.
What is your favourite film?
Don’t really have
What car do you drive now and what car would you like to drive?
Impala police pack 2001, I would like to have a mustang 85.
What personal achievement are you most proud of?
Being part of the better strongman in the world.
If you could saint a sports person who would it be?
Colin boyce ha ha ha
Leg press max weight: 2500/10 reps
Bench press max weight: 650
Squat max: 905
Dead lift max: 835
I began strongman sport at the age of 17 years old, I won Quebec cup at the age of 22 years, being the youngest man to win it. After that 2007 I finish 3rd in Canada strong man year after year coming better, I finish 2, 3, 4 position into Canada strongest man. Finally in 2008 finish 4th to ? 1st to Canada strongest man & 1st appearance to wsmbeing the youngest Canadian strongman to come to the world.