By Peter Yates, HOPC Editor-in-Chief

1967: Demonstrating lifting technique at the
town Gala. The author is seated to the left.

Don’t miss this fascinating article filled with memorable photos by Peter Yates, HOPC Editor-in-Chief.

“The Mighty Atom and Man of Iron were just two of the names used by local newspapers to describe strongman Chris Howson. However, to the people of Darwen, Lancashire, a town that Chris loved and that loved him in return, he was affectionately known as “Little Chris.”- Peter Yates

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