Kristin Rhodes

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Kristin Rhodes
Born (1975-09-10) 10 September 1975 (age 41)
Nationality American
Occupation Strongwoman
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 120 kg (260 lb)
Spouse(s) Donald Allan Rhodes
Children Cody Rhodes, Allyson Rhodes, Lindsay Rhodes

Kristin Rhodes née Danielson is an American strength athlete who is foremost known as the winner of the United Strongmen Women's World Championships competition held in 2012.[1]


Granddaughter of shot putter Bill Nieder and the niece of middle distance runner Tim Danielson,[2] Rhodes had been involved in sports at an early age, playing soccer at Grossmont High School and throwing the hammer, discus, javelin and the shot at San Diego State.[2]

Rhodes started her strongwoman training under the guidance of her husband Donald Allan Rhodes, a California Highway Patrol officer and competitive strongman, and her first competition was in Santa Cruz, California in 2006.[3]