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1935
Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

It was at Osaka Station in April, 1935, that 34-year old Akio Hirai earned the right to call himself “The Strongest Man in Japan” by pulling a freight car loaded with 160 men a distance of 70 meters with a chain gripped in his teeth!

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Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

The great German Strongman Hermann Goerner regularly performed many unusual strength feats as he traveled the world with the circus. Here's a feat you don't see every day, Goerner supports over a 1000 pounds on his back consisting of four gentlemen on a special bar...

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Tag:
1935
Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

It was at Osaka Station in April, 1935, that 34-year old Akio Hirai earned the right to call himself “The Strongest Man in Japan” by pulling a freight car loaded with 160 men a distance of 70 meters with a chain gripped in his teeth!

read more
Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

The great German Strongman Hermann Goerner regularly performed many unusual strength feats as he traveled the world with the circus. Here's a feat you don't see every day, Goerner supports over a 1000 pounds on his back consisting of four gentlemen on a special bar...

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