Kevin Nee

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Kevin Nee
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Born Kevin Nee
(1985-08-21) August 21, 1985 (age 32)
Framingham, Massachusetts
Residence Phoenix, Arizona
Alma mater Arizona State University
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 309 lb (140 kg)(2009)
Competition record
Strongman
Representing  United States
World's Strongest Man
18th 2005 World's Strongest Man
18th 2006 World's Strongest Man
8th 2007 World's Strongest Man
18th 2008 World's Strongest Man
18th 2009 World's Strongest Man
Strongman Super Series
7th 2005 Mohegan Sun Grand Prix
5th 2006 Mohegan Sun Grand Prix
2nd 2007 Mohegan Sun Grand Prix
WSF World Strongmen Championships
6th 2012
WSF World Cup
3rd 2011 WSF Asian World Cup
Strongman Champions League
10th 2010 Ireland
All-American Strongman Challenge
2nd 2007
America's Strongest Man
4th 2006

Kevin Nee (born August 21, 1985) is an American professional Strongman athlete. He is notable as being the youngest person ever to reach the finals in the World's Strongest Man in 2007 at age 21.[1]

Born in Framingham, Massachusetts, Nee began his strength training at the age of 14. As a high school student at Hopedale High School in Hopedale, Massachusetts, he began competing in the teenage level Strongman competitions. He won the teenage heavyweight division of 2002 USA Teenage Strongman, which earned him coverage in Sports Illustrated's “Faces in the Crowd” column.[2] To date, Nee has competed in five of the World's Strongest Man championships. In 2005, he competed in the tournament held in Chengdu, China; at the age of 20, he made history as the youngest competitor ever to compete in this annual sports event, article.[3]

Nee also competed in the 2006 World's Strongest Man championship in Sanya, China. In both the Chengdu and Sanya tournaments, Nee did not make it to the final round of competition. In 2007, at the World's Strongest Man championship held in Long Beach, California, Nee made it to the final round and finished in eighth place. He has also competed in the annual World's Strongest Man Super Series Competition at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, where he finished fifth in 2006 and second in 2007.[4]

While he was still competing as an amateur strongman, Nee was featured in a 2005 episode of the MTV reality show True Life: I Want the Perfect Body 2.[5] It was in the same episode that it was mentioned he was named the Strongest Teen in the United States. In 2007, Men's Fitness magazine named him among the world's “25 Fittest Men”, in the company of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star David Beckham, and entertainers Matt Damon and Justin Timberlake.[6]

The 6'2, 295-pound Nee, who has a degree in supply chain management from Arizona State University, resides in the Boston, MA area.

Competition record[edit]

Kevin Nee at Giants Live 2009: Poland
Kevin Nee in 2010

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