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Svend Karlsen (Svend Ødegård Karlsen) was born on 6 October, 1967 in Norway, is a Strongman, Powerlifter, Bodybuilder. Discover Svend Karlsen’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 53 years old?
|Popular As||Svend Ødegård Karlsen|
|Occupation||Strongman, Powerlifter, Bodybuilder|
|Age||53 years old|
|Born||6 October 1967|
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Svend Karlsen Height, Weight & Measurements
At 53 years old, Svend Karlsen height is 1.88 m and Weight 130 kg.
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
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|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Svend Karlsen’s Wife?
His wife is Eun Lene Ekrem Karlsen (m. 2002–2009)
|Wife||Eun Lene Ekrem Karlsen (m. 2002–2009)|
|Children||Svend Alexander Karlsen|
Svend Karlsen Net Worth
He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Svend Karlsen worth at the age of 53 years old? Svend Karlsen’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from Norway. We have estimated Svend Karlsen’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
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Svend Karlsen Social Network
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|Wikipedia||Svend Karlsen Wikipedia|
Timeline of Svend Karlsen
Karlsen is the event organizer for the Norway’s Strongest Man competition, introducing events and commentating. Karlsen was a co-commentator for the final event at the 2010 Arnold Strongman Classic. Karlsen also ran the Viking Power Challenge event in Norway, which was a part of the Super Series and later Giants Live tour for qualification into the World’s Strongest Man competition.
Karlsen retired from competition in 2006, and began serving as presenter and producer of the Norwegian version of the World’s Strongest Man contest and the qualifying tour; Giants Live
Some of Karlsen’s other notable strongman titles include Europe’s Strongest Man 2001, 3 time runner-up at the Arnold Strongman Classic 2002-04, World Muscle Power Championships 2001 winner, and 3 time Norway’s Strongest Man in 2003, 2005 and 2006. Karlsen was the second athlete inducted into the World’s Strongest Man Hall of Fame in 2010 as voted by the fans. He has a larger than life personality, and is known for shouting his catchphrase “Viking Power”. Among his best lifts in his early years were a 400 kg squat, 260 kg bench press and a 412.5 kg deadlift. In an interview in 1997, he claims his most notable feat of strength was deadlifting 400 kg for 3 repetitions.
Karlsen competed in one of the 1996 World’s Strongest Man qualifying heats and narrowly missed qualifying for the finals. In the 1997 World’s Strongest Man contest, Karlsen qualified for his first of 7 consecutive finals from 1997, 1999-2004 (did not compete in 1998). Karlsen was leading the finals on points, but during the warm-up for the squat event, he tore his hamstring and had to withdraw from the rest of the contest. Karlsen returned in 1999, finishing in third place, and finished in second place in 2000. Karlsen finally became victorious at the 2001 World’s Strongest Man competition in Victoria Falls, Zambia.
Karlsen started out as a powerlifter in 1986, winning a number of titles and setting 30 Norwegian records, 3 European records, and 1 world record. Soon after, Karlsen began pursuing a career in bodybuilding. He traveled on the road doing posing exhibitions with some bodybuilding friends to help pay the bills. Karlsen won the Mr. Norway title, and took second place at the World Games. This victory earned him his IFBB pro card and he could now compete as a professional. Karlsen moved to California to focus on his bodybuilding career, and his first pro show was the IFBB Night of Champions. Karlsen suffered a severe muscle tear that forced him to retire from bodybuilding, and in 1996 he quickly moved on to strongman competitions.
Svend Viking Karlsen (born 6 October 1967) is a Norwegian former strongman, powerlifter, and IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is well known for shouting his catch phrase “Viking Power!” during competitions.