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Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon was one of famed Brothers Baillargeon, (and perhaps the strongest of them all, which is really saying something.) Looks to be about 230 pounds on the bar. It is unclear whether he pulled the weight over, bounced it off his belly or chest, or if the...

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Art Walge’s Hub Lift

Art Walge’s Hub Lift

We already knew that South Philly’s own Art Walge had a strong set of hands. Here he is upping the ante on the hub lift. It’s a monumental feat to lift a 45 lb. plate by the hub, Art does it with an extra 5 lbs. Art’s also a lefty! No doubt that kind of grip strength...

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Johnny Silvi

Johnny Silvi

Johnny Silvi was a professional wrestler from Canada who, in order to drum up interest for his matches, used to pull a call down the street in front of the arena with his teeth. As his impressive neck development would indicate, clearly he made a habit of this...

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The Claw!

The Claw!

The year was 1967 and a mild-mannered and soft-spoken fellow from Nebraska, Jim Raschke, was trying to break into the wrestling business. Like many wrestlers who are starting out, Raschke was still trying to figure out what kind of wrestler he would be… Fortune was...

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Tag:
Professional Wrestler
Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon was one of famed Brothers Baillargeon, (and perhaps the strongest of them all, which is really saying something.) Looks to be about 230 pounds on the bar. It is unclear whether he pulled the weight over, bounced it off his belly or chest, or if the...

read more
Art Walge’s Hub Lift

Art Walge’s Hub Lift

We already knew that South Philly’s own Art Walge had a strong set of hands. Here he is upping the ante on the hub lift. It’s a monumental feat to lift a 45 lb. plate by the hub, Art does it with an extra 5 lbs. Art’s also a lefty! No doubt that kind of grip strength...

read more
Johnny Silvi

Johnny Silvi

Johnny Silvi was a professional wrestler from Canada who, in order to drum up interest for his matches, used to pull a call down the street in front of the arena with his teeth. As his impressive neck development would indicate, clearly he made a habit of this...

read more
The Claw!

The Claw!

The year was 1967 and a mild-mannered and soft-spoken fellow from Nebraska, Jim Raschke, was trying to break into the wrestling business. Like many wrestlers who are starting out, Raschke was still trying to figure out what kind of wrestler he would be… Fortune was...

read more