Kristin Rhodes, 5 x America’s Strongest Woman & World’s Strongest Woman.
Andy Bolton, of course. First man to deadlift over 1000lbs.
Talia van Doren, LiftBigEatBig athlete, strongwoman & all-round badass.
Eddie Pengelly, World Champion 60kg powerlifter, who trained at my gym (Bethnal Green Weightlifting Club).
Sarah Robles, USA weightlifter, fitness advocate & role model.
Ernie Parkes (pictured here from a magazine in 1980), GBPF British Masters 4 record holder (deadlift & total), soon-to-be World Record holder (I hope!) and – I’m very proud to say – a friend of mine!