The career of Hugo Girard in five souvenir photos

The career of Hugo Girard in five souvenir photos

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The strongest

The 1.86 m (6.1) athlete in all his glory. After watching a strongman competition on television when he was 12 years old, he announced to his mother that he would become the strongest man in the world. Against all odds, he became world champion 20 years later. Hugo Girard has always thrived on challenges.

 Truck lift

The 1.86 m (6.1) athlete in all his glory. After watching a strongman competition on television when he was 12 years old, he announced to his mother that he would become the strongest man in the world. Against all odds, he became world champion 20 years later. Hugo Girard has always thrived on challenges.

 Mission accomplished

To the test of the Raised log (about 400 pounds), in 2003, giving as always 100 %. Hugo Girard has lifted and pulled trees, cars, dumbbells, stones, has won many titles, that of Strong Man of Canada, America, then the World. An extraordinary career that has taken him from the stage to television.

Strength leads to everything

Some find it difficult to approach. It is bad to know him. Obviously, with a physique like that, it takes a certain amount of courage to dare to approach it. Here, on a trip to Kuwait, enjoying a bowl of camel milk. Thanks to competitions and TV shows, this native of Sainte-Anne-de-Portneuf, a former Gatineau police officer, has traveled the world.

 Finally recognized

Hugo, 35, at Quebec City's 400th anniversary celebrations in 2007. The following year, he quit strongman competition. Over the years, he had won a number of titles on the international stage, but his tired body was sending signs to him. He reoriented his career in the world of bodybuilding.

 

Hugo Girard animates La force d'un village, alongside Saskia Thuot. They reward generous beings by offering them major renovations. On CASA, Mondays 7:30 p.m. Ambassador of BMR, he also hosts Les rénos d’Hugo.

Hugo Girard and Bob le Chef are back on the cooking competition show on the grill, 3,2,1 BBQ. On Zeste , Thursdays at 7 p.m.

This fall we will find the host at the helm of the new show Les pros du pick- up. He will share his passion for the world of modified vehicles and a job well done. On the Vrai platform.

Hugo launched two books in 2018 and 2019. The iceberg or how I became Hugo Girard< /em> and And how I'm afraid of nothing…: untold stories from the show At your own risk.

The strong man regularly presents his conference The strength of overcoming. It offers a whole range of health products and fitness programs. See hugogirard.com.