vendredi 9 novembre 2018

Derek Poundstone loaded the 530-pound Louis Cyr stone.




After months of buildup in the strongman world, Fortissimus 2008 came down to the final stone - with Derek Poundstone trailing Zydrunas Savickas by one-half point, the world’s strongest cop had only to load the 517-pound Louis Cyr stone on a 36" platform to beat Savickas and claim the coveted title of the Strongest Man on Earth.



Derek Poundstone lifts the 530 LB Louis Cyr Stone to win the 2008 Fortissimus competition in Montmagny, Quebec, Canada. The only other person to lift the (original- this is a duplicate) stone was Louis Cyr himself, 100 years earlier. 




Pierre Louis Cyr 530 lbs Derek Poundstone

The final event was the Natural Stones of Strength. The three huge stone in the event were the 

  1. 350 lb Bill Kazmaier stone, 
  2. 400 lb Paul Anderson stone 
  3. 517 lb Louis Cyr stone. 
The winner would be the best time or most stones loaded. Some of the athletes lifted one stone, others the second. When it came to the third, the Cyr stone that only Louis Cyr had previously lifted over a century before, most athletes passed on it. Some touched it but did not attempt to lift it.



Source:
http://www.ironmind.com/news/Derek-Poundstones-Name-Added-to-Louis-Cyr-Stone-at-Fortissimus/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortissimus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Poundstone

Heaviest Farmer's Walk World Record


200 kg per hand Farmer's Walk on a 20.67 meters (67 ft 9.78 in) distance achieved by Stefan Solvi Petursson (Iceland, 6'5", 350 lbs, age 30).  StrengthFighter.com


The current record for that event (200 kg per hand, 20.67-meter carry) is held by Iceland’s Stefan Solvi Petursson (set in China in 2016 in an SCL/Guinness records event).



Guinness World Record:
http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/414373-furthest-distance%C2%A0400-kg%C2%A0farmer%E2%80%99s-walk
Video footage of the World Record:
http://footage.framepool.com/en/shot/265204468-linyi-shandong-weightlifting-olympic-jiangyin

Atlas Stones World Record for Women

Donna Moore Breaks Atlas Stone World Record.  StrengthFighter.com
Donna Moore Breaks Atlas Stone World Record.



Donna Moore, elite strongwoman competitor, has broken the women’s Atlas Stone record in competition, hoisting a 148.9 kilo (327.58 lbs) stone to (44 inches) 112 centimeters platform. And she did it twice in a row with ease. (circa May 9, 2016)




Sources and links:
https://barbend.com/donna-moore-breaks-womens-atlas-stone-record-148-9-kilo-lift/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donna_Moore_(strongwoman)

mardi 6 novembre 2018

Doug Furnas SQUAT 750 X 5

Powerlifting legend turned pro wrestler Doug Furnas SQUAT 750 pounds for 5 easy and deep reps!!!





Right on Saturday morning wrestling!



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