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_Wolf_ 04-05-2009 12:46 PM

New DEADLIFT record set at 1008 lbs!!!
 
Andy Bolton...


HIThopper 04-05-2009 04:38 PM

Saw this at IAs

SICK pull :biggthumpup:

Jonson 04-06-2009 09:55 AM

Didn't Benedict magnusson DL 500k (1100) at the arnold classic? thought that was the world record? :wtf:

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Ross86 04-06-2009 10:24 AM

^^^ He wasn't using a real, legal DL bar...that was rigged up for the tires. The starting bar height was higher than usual and he was using straps. His range of motion because of the flex in that bar was less than usual also. Compare the starting positions in the two videos & you'll see a big difference right away. I guess you'd call it a strongman deadlift or something.

_Wolf_ 04-06-2009 01:05 PM

Benni did a tire deadlift. Big difference.

Ross86 04-06-2009 01:25 PM

From what I understand, Magnusson used to have the DL record at...970 or something like that, but Bolton has set I think 3 records since then.

iron_worker 05-18-2009 04:25 PM

Yes that pull is more like a rack pull because of starting height and it also has a much more progressive weight (kinda like pulling with bands or chains) due to the massive amount of bar bend. Anyways, both are very impressive lifts!

Thanks for the vids.

IW

Kevsworld 05-18-2009 09:47 PM

Awesome!! Seen a lot of bench clips but not many record DL clips--thanks for posting!!

mad matt 05-19-2009 08:23 AM

I will be there one day.......

baldeagle1 09-25-2009 04:36 PM

Wow.


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