Strength Athlete, Aaron Page Strongman Is Dead
Sad to report that Aaron Page Strongman has sadly passed away. He was reported to have died yesterday night November 20 2020. Circumstances surrounding his death has not been made known to the public but Aaron had last two weeks tested positive for COVID-19 alongside his girlfriend and was placed in an induced coma.
Aaron’s death was announced by Paul Smith Strongman via his official Facebook page.
Paul’s Post Read: Awful news this morning that Aaron Page has passed away. I first competed with Aaron in 2013, and we’ve had some great battles and experiences together since then, he was always joking around and having a laugh even at big comps and I’m so sad to hear of his passing. Condolences to his family.
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Aaron Page girlfriend, Chloe Woodford had last week revealed that he was in an induced coma after testing positive for COVID-19.
Excerpts From What She Posted: Hi all, Aaron Page asked me to put to a message out on his behalf, he’s currently in hospital in an induced coma where machines are doing the breathing for him, we both tested positive for COVID at the end of last week, and has been in since last night, obviously this is a challenging time for me and his family so if don’t reply please don’t take offence, he’s a strong boy he will get through this.
Early this morning she broke the news that Aaron has passed on. She took to her official Instagram account and wrote – This hurts my heart to write, my gorgeous boy passed away last night surrounded by those closest to him, I spent his last hours by his side, holding his hand, singing our song and telling him I love him, I hope I can make you proud, my life will never be the same without you, thank you for saving me when you did.
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In 2016, Aaron attempted to lift more than 33st (211kg) log over his head the current British log record – at the European log Championships in July of that year.
The strength and conditioning instructor at the Winning Health Solutions gym said: “I had been playing rugby but started strongman training in 2012. It is my passion, I just love it, I get excited when I wake up wanting to train, it is my fix.
“Doing strongman has changed a lot in my life – my career, my training, my goals – and I wouldn’t change it for the world.
“Most importantly, my little boy looks up to me and is inspired by me, and that is what makes me do this.”
Aaron participated on European Log Championship, He competed in the qualifiers for England Strongest Man in June, Strongman Champions League, Holland in June, and Strongman Champions League, England in July of 2016.
Many Tributes are flooding..
Man-Beast Strongman Events, a gym and physical fitness centre based in Dorchester UK has just dropped their heartfelt tribute saying:
“Strongman community. So sad to share this news. It’s a very close-knit sport at every level and everyone will be feeling sadness.
RIP Aaron Page – were totally shocked, 2015 picture England’s strongest man remember the battle well live battling our sponsored athletes.
A resume stretching Europe’s strongest man, BSM, ESM and so forth and very well respected athlete…..
I’m sure the strongman community will rally round.
Thinking of all his family/ friends at this sad, sad time as I’m sure everyone in the community will be❤❤. RIP. Enough said…..”
Also sharing his condolences is Andrew Robinson Strongman –
“News this morning that @aaron_page has passed away after fighting covid
This man was a great friend great coach who always believed in anyone
I’m glad to say I competed against him on multiple occasions from @officialstrongman and @sfnexpo
Memories to never be forgotten ever”