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Leg Strength
Looping The Loop, 1903

Looping The Loop, 1903

We have covered many different types of outstanding physical achievements on this blog, and I think this one most definitely fits the bill: Behold! ~ The “Looping The Loop” stunt, performed by the acrobat “Mephisto” at the Casino de Paris, circa 1903. One must be able...

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Archie Vanderpool in Action

Archie Vanderpool in Action

Here, the mysterious Archie Vanderpool performs a pretty unusual feat of supporting strength… With his back against a stone wall, Archie braced his legs against a car driven at full throttle for 52 seconds. — The tires were worn to ribbons!

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Tag:
Leg Strength
Looping The Loop, 1903

Looping The Loop, 1903

We have covered many different types of outstanding physical achievements on this blog, and I think this one most definitely fits the bill: Behold! ~ The “Looping The Loop” stunt, performed by the acrobat “Mephisto” at the Casino de Paris, circa 1903. One must be able...

read more
Archie Vanderpool in Action

Archie Vanderpool in Action

Here, the mysterious Archie Vanderpool performs a pretty unusual feat of supporting strength… With his back against a stone wall, Archie braced his legs against a car driven at full throttle for 52 seconds. — The tires were worn to ribbons!

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