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A record lift streamed around the World by Hafthor Julius Bjornsson

On May 2, 2020, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, broke the all time strongman deadlift record by pulling 501 kilograms (1104.52lbs) at Thor’s Power Gym in Iceland. The event was sanctioned by the World Ultimate Strongman (WUS)Organization. The reason that the event was held was due to the fact that the WUS had a deadlift contest scheduled …


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Hafthor Julius Bjornsson: Modern Day Viking

I am writing this piece during the week before Thor will be attempting to break the all time strongman world record in the deadlift on May 2, 2020. This record breaking attempt is scheduled to be streamed live on ESPN as well as Rogue’s YouTube channel. In the strength community, there is a lot of …


Jon Pall Sigmarsson: The White Giant

Blonde, blue-eyed and muscular. That was Jon Pall Sigmarsson. This white giant was born 1960 in Island. He was ‘The World’s Strongest Man’ and the national hero. Jon was quite famous for his strength and character. But in 1993 a tragedy occurred. This White Giant died while working out. He was only 33 years old …


Hafthor Bjornsson Will He Break Powerlifting Records?

In december Thor is going to compete in Powerlifting! He wants to show everyone that he can not only show his performance in Strongman, but also in all sports like Power Lifting. Power Lifting consists of 3 exercises: Squat, Benchpress and Deadlift  Professional strongmen like Eddie Hall, Žydrūnas Savickas and Brian Shaw started with powerlifting. …


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