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 […]
Meanwhile in Ukraine … Strongman Alexander Pekanov gets a 455kg Deadlift (1003 lbs) with straps. At first I was skeptical if it was really 455kg. But after posting it to facebook and getting you guys were quick to find some references that make that lift more plausible (like his 410kg from 2005). Other heavy Deadlifts from […]
Meanwhile in Britain … (at the World’s Strongest Team Championship) Over a year ago he lifted a 254kg stone in training. Today Brian Shaw sets a new Atlas Stone World Record by getting 250kg in competition! Different Angle
Meanwhile in Poland … Zydrunas Savickas gets a new Log Press World Record. 227kg (500 lbs) lifted at the Giants Live meet in Poland.
Meanwhile in Austria … Strongman Martin Wildauer deadlifts 418kg with double overhand + hook grip.
It’s time for the 2014 World’s Strongest Man competition. I will update this post with more videos as they trickle in. Results Zydrunas Savickas is 2014 World’s Strongest Man! This is his 4th title. Final Points: Zydrunas Savickas – 64 Hafthor Bjørnson – 63.5 Brian Shaw – 61 Mike Burke – 40 Terry Hollands – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]