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What's Dominic Filiou Up To?
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BIG-GEORDIE
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Join date: Mar 2012
Location: England
Posts: 153

Does anyone know what he is up to these days? has he retired from strongman,ive tried to find info on him but cant seem to find anything recent about him.

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moosy
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Join date: Apr 2008
Location: Ontario, CAN
Posts: 59

As far as I know he's retired. Hasn't competed since 2007.

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BIG-GEORDIE
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Join date: Mar 2012
Location: England
Posts: 153

It's a shame he retired,he had so much potential,he is insanely naturally strong,apparently he weighed over 300lbs without training.

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Kalle
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Join date: Feb 2006
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4977

he got real lean a few years back and said he was going to get into bodybuilding but I don't think he ever competed

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BIG-GEORDIE
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Join date: Mar 2012
Location: England
Posts: 153

I seen that,he got down to a very lean 380lbs,which is just crazy!

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Caltene
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Join date: Mar 2008
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Posts: 175

I remember watching him compete at around 430 pounds, then he "leaned out" to 400, lol. Never looked that big either. Just a huge barrel chest to offset the fat.

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BIG-GEORDIE
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Join date: Mar 2012
Location: England
Posts: 153

how can someone who is 6ft 5in and 430lbs not look that big lol

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prostrongmanzack
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Join date: Dec 2011
Location: Washington, USA
Posts: 119

BIG-GEORDIE wrote:
how can someone who is 6ft 5in and 430lbs not look that big lol

I agree, dude was an animal. Massive potential, but it just seemed like he either never had the conditioning, or the toughness for the events. At least in all the footage I've seen he had about 30-45 seconds to do CRAZY things but then he was done, and in events which frustrated him he seemed to just give up in. I feel he would do well in the current field though. More max lifts are coming about in strongman and I think this is where he would have excelled.

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Caltene
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Join date: Mar 2008
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Posts: 175

BIG-GEORDIE wrote:
how can someone who is 6ft 5in and 430lbs not look that big lol


What I meant is that he didn't look like he was over 400. He carried his weight differently.

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winston43
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Join date: May 2008
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Posts: 112

jean francois caron and christian savoie are the torchbearers now for strongman . filiou was 2 meters tall near 400 pounds ..

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