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World Record Deadlift Attempt: 1,100Lbs! [Video]

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World Record Deadlift Attempt: 1,100Lbs! [Video]. Holy poo! Look at the barbell that this guy is lifting! Immensely intimidating.
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jhutch38
Male, 18-29, Western US
 36 Posts
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 9:38:14 PM
"Did they use tires to make the barbel look more impressive, since they're less dense than weights and therefore a larger tire is needed for the same poundage? Or is there a reason for it?"

I`d imagine those tires are there for protection. So the floor doesn`t get damaged when he drops those weights.


roses4u21
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 89 Posts
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 8:58:32 PM
HAH.i can bend a spoon with my mind. :P

nickyboy909
Male, 13-17, Canada
 12 Posts
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 6:57:15 PM
I KNOW people easily lift several times this much with their legs. Rosie o' donell walks doesn`t he?

rogue_lily
Female, 13-17, Europe
 126 Posts
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 2:30:26 PM
meh...I could easily lift my bikes tyre and the entire bike off the ground!

antilight
Male, 30-39, Western US
 23 Posts
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 12:36:23 PM
"Did they use tires to make the barbel look more impressive, since they're less dense than weights and therefore a larger tire is needed for the same poundage? Or is there a reason for it?"

I imagine they used the tires to lift the center (the bar) off the ground, making it easier for him to pick up just a teeny bit. Plus, it looks more impressive. I guess.


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