Official Site of Rob Kearney

Professional Strongman, Coach, Motivational Speaker and LGBTQ+ Activist



About Rob Kearney

Rob Kearney is an American Professional Strongman as well as the first and only openly gay professional strongman in the world. He began his professional career in the 231lb (105kg) weight class where he took 2nd place at Americas Strongest Man in 2014 and 2015. He also set the 231lb (105kg) American/World Record in the Log Press with a lift of 410lbs (186kg). After competing at u105kg WSM in 2016, Rob decided to compete in the Heavyweight class where he took 1st place in the 2016 Log Lift World Championships and has gone on to compete at Worlds Strongest Man, is a Giants Live Champion (North American Open 2017) as well as an Arnold International World Series Champion (Australia 2019). Rob also currently holds the American Log Press Record of 476lbs (216kg).

Along with Strongman, Rob and his Husband Joey have become advocates for the LGBTQ+ community especially in the world of fitness and strength sports. Together, they hope to Break the Stereotype of how the LGBTQ+ community is perceived and show the world that regardless of your sexual orientation or gender identity you can be strong and follow your passion of lifting heavy!

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