Benedikt Magnusson 461kg (Strongman) Deadlift World Record (1016 lbs)

Benedikt Magnusson 461kg Deadlift World Record (1016 lbs)

Meanwhile in the UK … at Europe’s Strongest Man 2014. After his 445kg with straps earlier this year, Benedikt Magnusson got a 461kg Deadlift (1016lbs) for a new Strongman World Record (w/straps & Deadlift Suit). Eddie Hall pulled the same weight, but dropped it (video at the bottom of this post). In other news: Hafthor won ESM and […]

Mikkel Leicht 280kg Front Squat

Mikkel Leicht 280kg Front Squat

Meanwhile in Denmark … (I think that’s a first) Strongman Mikkel Leicht gets a 280kg Front Squat. By the way, “Leicht” means “Light/Easy” in German… Also check out the 210kg “Chemerkin style” Push Press and 380kg Deadlift on his channel. More Big Front Squats: Derek Kendall’s 362kg Front Squat Holger Kutroff 300kg Front Squat Chingiz Mogushkov […]

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 […]