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March 30, 1981
|Residence||Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada|
|Occupation||Strongman, professional wrestling|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||345 lb (156 kg)|
Football and bodybuilding career
In 1996 and 1997, Lemire played defensive end for his high school football team, Lions de Chavigny. In 1996, he also played on the Benjamin Junior Team. In 1998, he made the collegiate AAA team Diablos, of Trois-rivieres, where he was on the reserve player roster. In 1999, he quit football in order to become a police officer.
In 2005, he finished 2nd in the heavyweight class of the Mr. Mauricie, an amateur bodybuilding contest. In 2007, he won the heavyweight class of the same contest. In 2008, he placed 5th in the heavyweight class of the Quebec de l'est bodybuilding show.
In 2009, while Lemire was in contest preparation for the bodybuilding division of the World Police and Fire Games, he was injured and required emergency surgery, after which he began training for strongman competitions.
St-Adelforce, 12th place
St-Albert, Festival sportif, 6th place
St-Celestin, Festival du blé d'inde, 7th place
Rimouski, Compétition en équipe, 3rd place
St-Raphael, Compétition de la relève, 2nd place
St-Felicien, Expo agricole, Coupe du Quebec Semi-Pro, 10th place
St-Anselme, 8th place
St-Albert, Festival sportif, 4th place
Amos coupe du Quebec Semi-Pro, 9th place
Mont Tremblant, Championnat Provincial, 12th place
ST-Celestin, Festival du blé d'inde, Blessé
Montreal Strongest man, 7th place
Championnat Provincial de log press
Beauport, Semi-Pro, 4th place
Shannon, Coupe du Québec, Semi Pro, 5th place
Amos, Coupe du Québec, Semi Pro, 8th place
Warwick, Festival hommes forts Semi-Pro, 2nd place
Montreal, Championnat Provincial, 10th place
Dubreuilville (ON), Strongman challenge PRO, 10th place
Montreal Strongest man, 6th place
Amqui, Hommes forts dans la vallé Semi-Pro, 2nd place
Quebec, Coupe Hard-Gym Semi-Pro, 3rd place
Warwick, Festival homes forts Semi-Pro, 4th place
Shannon, Championnat Provincial, 8th place
Kitchenner (ON), Bavarian Strongest man contest, 8th place
Sherbrooke, Strongman champion league Canada, PRO, 10th place
Amqui, homes forts dans la vallé, Semi-Pro, 4th place
Warwick, festival hommes forts, Semi-Pro, 2nd place
Shannon, Championnat provincial, 9th place
Shipshaw, Coupe du Québec, Semi Pro, 3rd place
Dubreuilville (ON), Strongman challenge PRO, 12th place
2014 (Circuit Semi-Profesionnel)
Ste-Sophie, Coupe du Québec, Semi Pro, 6th place
Ste-Foy, Coupe du Québec, Semi Pro, 7th place
Nemisquau, Coupe du Québec, Semi Pro, 5th place
Shannon, Championnat Provincial, 7th place
2015 (Circuit Profesionnel)
St Odilon, Championnat provincial, 8th place
Charlevoix, Rodéo Charlevoix, circuit PRO, 8th place
Ste Julienne, Expo agricole, circuit PRO, 8th place
Upton, Toxico Gite, Circuit PRO, 11th place
Trois-Rivières, Expo agricole, circuit PRO, 12th place
Ste-Sophie de Levrard, 8th place
Quebec, ouverture du centre videotron, Inrury
In 2015, Fort Comme un Roc (English: Strong as a Rock), filmed during the 2013 season, aired on television. This was a show about 5 Canadian strongman, Jean-François Caron, Louis-Philippe Jean, Christian Savoie, Paul "Shorty" Vaillancourt, and Maxim Lemire. This show featured a look into their lives, including their jobs, training, and contests.
In 2016, Lemire retired from strongman competition following a complete quadriceps rupture. He still does occasional demonstrations for charity events.
Professional wrestling career
When Lemire was 17 years old, he participated in his first wrestling show. He began training with Rejean Desaulnier, in Shawinigan, in the FCL (Federation Canadienne de lutte) training facility. He wrestled in this promotion under the name Samael and then Maxxx Testosterone.
He also wrestled in a few local promotions before retiring from the ring. Later on, he wrestled 2 times for an agent in St-Basile. He had a comeback match in the FCL in 2009.
In 2015, during an XQW, he had a return match during a charity event, defeating Jack Dundee by submission with a move called the backbreaker rack.
On October 3, 2015, he returned, after a 7-year layoff, to the Shawinigan-based FCL. During that match he suffered a complete quadriceps tendon and patella rupture. He was rushed to the nearby hospital for emergency surgery. On October 6, he was cleared from the hospital and was advised that his strongman and wrestling career might be over and that there was possibility of his never recovering more than 60% of the use of his leg.
On April 23, 2016, he made his return to the ring, in St-Basile Quebec, teaming with former WWE star Sylvain Grenier to take on Brody Steele and MG Animal. His team eventually won the match.
On May 7, 2016, he wrestled in a 6-man match in the LPQ, in Drummondville. He got eliminated at the end of the match when John Dundee and Jayson Reaper double-teamed him after a low blow.
On May 14, 2016, he returned to FCL to Face the Hellraisers, with Razor Revolution as his partner. They won the match when he put both members in a F-5 finishing move.
On June 4, 2016, he wrestled again with Razor Revolution in the FCL promotion against the tag team Genesis. Genesis won the match after cheating on Razor Revolution but Maxim destroyed both of them with the F-5.
On June 25, he make his GNW Great North wrestling debut in Pembroke, Ontario in a no DQ match against Hannibal for the Canadian Heavyweight Championship. He lost the match to Hannibal by Pinfall.
On July 9, he won a match against Alex North with the F-5 in Bécancour, Quebec, this was the main-event of the night.
On July 16, he teamed with Kady James, in his hometown of Trois-Rivieres, to defeat the team of Genesis after a F-5. The match was filmed for a movie by Denis Cote.
On August 6, he defeated SOA Amin, after a Spear, in the main event of a show in St-prosper de Beauce.
On August 13, he defeated Thrax, in Drummondville Quebec, with a pin fall, after a Spear
On August 19, he made his CRW Montreal-based promotion début, winning, after 40 seconds, in a match against Simon Easton. He later attacked Paul Rosenberg with a Spear and an F-5, allowing Velvet Jones to win the promotion Hardcore Title.
Fort comme un Roc (2015 TV series, filmed 2013) Ta Peau Si lisse (release date March 2017, filmed 2016)
He gives motivational speeches in schools, and strength demonstrations for charity events such as the Special Olympics Canada.
Never porfermed in official powerlifting meet , only PR gym lift
- Squat – (710 lbs) Raw with band
- Bench press – (550lbs) raw
- Bench press – (650) Single-Ply suit
- Deadlift – (775 lbs)
Strongest man records
- Overhead Log Lift – (360 lbs) multiple contest
- Overhead Log Lift – (394 Lbs) Gym PR
- Standing Overhead Press – (405 Lbs)
- Pulled an airbus of 172,000 lbs a few feet 
- Cossette, Jonathan (19 November 2013). "Maxim Lemire: bonne saison malgré les blessures" [Maxim Lemire: good season despite injuries]. L'Hebdo Journal (in French). Retrieved 6 November 2016.
- Cossette, Jonathan (26 February 2015). "Maxim Lemire parmi les hommes forts canadiens" [Maxim Lemire among Canadian strongmen]. L'Hebdo Journal (in French). Retrieved 15 November 2016.
- http://quebec.radiox.com/emission/monette/article/maxim_lemire_un_homme_fort_comme_le_roc[permanent dead link]