Britain’s most successful field athlete🎖Former shot putter, worlds strongest man and world Highland Games champion and coach. professional Highland Games competitor!
As an athlete he represented both England and Great Britain in field athletics, specialising in the shot put an event in which he was twice Commonwealth champion, twice European champion, and three time Olympian.
As a strongman, he twice won the title of World’s Strongest Man, also had numerous other titles including Europe’s Strongest Man and Britain’s Strongest Man.
As a Highland Games competitor he was six times world champion, first winning the title in Lagos in 1981, and held world records in numerous events.
Capes stood 197 cm (6 ft 5 1⁄2 in) and weighed 170 kilograms (370 lb) at his peak condition.
Following retirement he continued to be involved in strength athletics as a referee, event promoter and coach. Get a personalised video message from Geoff today! or one to one coaching advice. 💪🏻
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