Nest of Giants – Vice Documentary about Icelandic Strongman

Nest of Giants Vice Documentary

The folks from Vice made a little documentary about the Icelandic Strongman scene. They visited the infamous “Jakabol” (Nest of Giants) gym which is run by Magnús Ver Magnússon and interview big names like Hafthor Bjornsson and Páll Logason. It’s not very in-depth, but it’s still a cool watch I think. More Strongman Documentaries: Magnus Samuelsson World’s Strongest Arms Svend Karlsen […]

Benedikt Magnusson 445kg Deadlift with Straps

Benedikt Magnusson 445kg Deadlift with Straps

Meanwhile in Australia … This happened at the  2014 Giants Live  Strongman competition in Melbourne. Benedikt Magnusson got a 445kg Deadlift with straps. Note: He did this Deadlift after the Farmer’s Walk event. Will we see a 460kg+ Deadlift this year? Update 12.03.2014: Looks like Benni tore a biceps … Hafthor Bjornsson got 420kg (of even 430 by […]

2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Results & Videos

2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Results & Videos

Here are a couple of videos from the 2014 Arnold Strongman Classic. Zydrunas Savickas won his 7th Arnold Strongman title. Update: added all videos from Big Z’s events. Overall Results: Zydrunas Savickas Brian Shaw Michael Burke Vytautas Lalas Haftor Bjornsson Jerry Pritchett Mikhail Shivlykov Robert Oberst Dimitar Savatinov Krzystof Radzikowski Here is his 523kg (1155 lbs) […]

Mikhail Koklyaev 20-290kg Squat + His Future Plans & Thoughts about Strength Sports

Mikhail Koklyaev 20-290kg Squat + His Future Plans & Thoughts about Strength Sports

Meanwhile in Russia … Mikhail Koklyaev pulls a Max Aita and Squats 20-290kg in one set. He and Kirill Sarychev recently sat down for an interview about his plans for the future and strength sports in general. I suggest having this playing in the background while reading. Thanks to Juri and Vadim who summed up the […]

Eddie Hall 420kg Deadlift

Eddie Hall 420kg Deadlift

Meanwhile in the UK … Strongman Eddie Hall gets a 420kg (925 lbs) Deadlift. On Facebook he said: Would have gone for 440kg, but no room on the bar lol Feeling monstrous… Again Also check out Brian Shaws’ 448kg (985lbs) Deadlift. Update: The next day he did a 195kg Strict Log Press.