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Be Strong!

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by RT Panther, Jan 1, 2016.

  1. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 SC Top Veteran

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    Feb 6, 2015
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    Well timed captures. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  2. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
    Karen
    These are great. Just watching the world's strongest man on telly tonight ...
     
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  3. dalethorn

    dalethorn Guest

    I lifted with friends of Bob Hoffman in '64 - watched Jim George and Chuck Vinci try out for the '64 Olympic team, but unlike previous years I don't think they made it. Jim was smoking - so bad - and he said he couldn't make more than $2/hour in dentistry, so he opened a restaurant (funny story there). Anyway, years later he returned to dentistry and the new wave of restorations, and made a fortune. Chuck pressed 250 lbs (we did lbs in our gym in '64) when he weighed 123, which was something to see. Then the Olympic Committee killed the Press, leaving only the Snatch and Clean & Jerk. The best I ever did was press 120 when I weighed 118.
     
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  4. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
  5. Well done, great expressions!
     
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  6. Lucille

    Lucille SC Veteran

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    Aug 20, 2012
    Hepcat City
    Great captures my friend, well done.
     
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  7. RobertA

    RobertA SC Rookie

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    Apr 26, 2015
    Those balls made of what ? (I mean the ones they're lifting) :)
     
  8. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
  9. RobertA

    RobertA SC Rookie

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    Apr 26, 2015
    OMG !!! :) I want one of these guys traveling in my car to help lift the car if a tire gets punctured :)
    PS I had never seen this "ball lifting" thing. Is it traditional / specific of a given region / culture ?
     
  10. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
    The "Atlas Stones" (as they're typically called) are an often standard event at Strongman/Strongwoman competitions. :)
     
  11. theoldsmithy

    theoldsmithy SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 7, 2013
    Herefordshire, England
    Martin Connolly
    Powerful images and great pop.
     
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