Became one of the world's best powerlifters after breaking Dan Greene's world record powerlifting total in the 110 kg weight class in 2013. He won overall at the 2010 and 2011 Worldlifting and 2010 Eurolifting.
He first started going to the gym at the age of 14.
He broke the world record in raw deadlift at the All-time European in 2011 and the record in squat at the All-time World in 2013.
His wife Anna is also a professional powerlifter.
He and Brad Gillingham are both known for their accomplishments in powerlifting.