is geoff capes married

Is Geoff Capes still married?

Now 63, Geof, who’s divorced, lives with his partner, Kash, in Lincolnshire. He has two grown-up children, Emma and Lewis, from his marriage.

What is Geoff Capes doing now?

Geoff currently lives at Stoke Rochford, near Grantham, and has a daughter Emma who was English Schools’ shot put champion and Youth Olympics bronze medallist. His son Lewis played American football for the London Monarchs. He has four grandchildren.

When did Geoff Capes retire?

Former shot-put champion Geoff Capes, now 66, became Britain’s most capped athlete before retiring in 1980. Afterwards, he turned professional and competed around the world on the Highland Games’ circuit, won the World’s Strongest Man competition in 1983 and 1985 and competed in the TV series Superstars.

Did Geoff Capes keep budgies?

Arresting Hobby His father kept budgerigars at the family home in Lincolnshire, close to where Capes still lives. Capes junior got his first birds at the age of 19 when he was a rookie policeman. … He now has over 200 birds and so he doesn’t have much room in the shed for his 27 stone frame to move about.

Does Geoff Capes still breed budgies?

Yes, it’s true, Geoff Capes the strongman loves budgerigars. In fact, I’ve bred several world-champion birds, and I couldn’t imagine life without them.

Was Geoff Capes an Olympian?

After placing sixth at the 1980 Olympic Games Capes became a professional strongman, competing with great success at Highland Games and was two times a winner of the “World’s Strongest Man” competition, the premier event in strongman competition.

How far did Geoff Capes put the shot?

The three-time Olympian, who went into the 1976 Montreal and 1980 Moscow Games the favourite for the gold with world-leading throws of 21.55m and 21.68m respectively, only to leave empty handed, dominated the sport for more than a decade.

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