Louis Cyr: The Man Who Pulled Two Horses

Above you can see a rare old photo shows the feat “horse-resisting” performed by strongman old-timer Louis Cyr ( b.1863 – d. 1912), who was known at the time as “The Canadiam Samson.” The date was December 20, 1891, and the place Sohmer Park in Montreal. A large crowd had gathered to witness Cyr’s exhibition. Standing between …


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