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Un homme fort,qui est dans les milieu de l'entraînement depuis 30ans, écoute les histoires de nos hommes forts d'antan avec scepticisme. Louis Cyr est un drame biographique dans sa forme la plus classique, tant sur le plan visuel que narratif. Jean-Noël Dion (1956-2006) fut directeur-archiviste du Centre d’histoire de Saint-Hyacinthe. Un bel exploit. Très actif dans le milieu culturel maskoutain, il est l’auteur de plusieurs monographies de paroisses et a publié, en 2002, la correspondance de Laure Conan aux Édtions Varia. Louis Cyr (pronounced seer) was born on October 11th 1863 in St. Cyprien, near Montreal, Quebec, Canada. for 36 reps, did a genuine ONE FINGER lift, first with 552 lbs. Lifted via one hand, style not specified, but most suspect using hand and thigh method, 987lb/447kg. Libre-Expression, Montréal, 2005, 636 p. Note de l’éditeur de Sport et Société She was, to put it mildly, pretty bloody gargantuan, weighing … Cyr did a one handed deadlift with a dumbbell weighing 525lb/238kg, made harder by the fact that the bar was 1.5 inches thick. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Twitter. After spending some time as a lumberjack, Cyr became a professional strongman, touring all over the United States and Europe. Louis Cyr was born Cyprien Noé Cyr on October 11, 1863 in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Montérégie. Directed by Daniel Roby. With this superb reference, Louis joined the good guys, becoming for several years a genuine police officer. 19 JANVIER 1892 : au Royal Aquarium de Londres, Louis Cyr bat tous les records existants, devant 5000 personnes. Pendant sa jeunesse, la famille de Louis Cyr s'installe au Massachusetts. Dans ce deuxième article sur Louis Cyr, il est question des records de Louis Cyr de même que les ouvrages inspirés par cet homme fort. Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, véritable révélation du film, est lumineuse. police chief Joseph Moquin of Quebec (who could and did bent press the weight) for a modern set of York weights, thus it came into the possession of the late Bob Hoffman and Mike Dietz. Cyr’s wife, Melina, by contrast, never weighed more than 100 lbs. His height was normally agreed at 5’10 1/2″, although Dr. Dudley A. Sargent, famous Harvard University physical director recorded measuring Louis Cyr in 1895 when Cyr was 32 and weighed 291lb/132kg. Louis started his strong man career at the age of 17, after some publicity came about due to an incident when the young Louis was reported to have lifted a farmers heavily laden wagon out of the mire in which it had become stuck. Massicotte, Trois-Pistoles, Ed. He died of Bright's disease, perhaps brought on by the amount of food he had to eat to fuel his enormous strength. Et ce ne sont là que quelques exploits. It has to be stressed when you later compare some of Cyr’s feats of strength with his modern equivalent that ALL standards have, and do increase over the years, as much due to psychological as physiological reasons. Though not unusually tall, Cyr weighed as much as 165 kg and was immensely strong. Willoughby rated Cyr on a par with earlier heavyweight Karl Swoboda, Horace Barre and latter day giants Paul Anderson and presser supreme Doug Hepburn. He also dumbbell pressed 162lbs. ©Louis Cyr: Strongest Man Who Ever Lived By David Gentle All Rights Reserved. There was no doubt that Cyr was an unusual man regarding size and measurements, the latter often causing debate. DOMINIC BÉRUBÉ : UN HOMME FORT INSPIRANT ! Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire. In 1888 on October 1st at Berthierville, Quebec, he lifted 3,536lb/1, 604kg of pig iron for his first record in the back lift. estimated. See more ideas about Louis, Strongman, World's strongest man. Louis Cyr (baptisé Cyprien-Noé Cyr, à Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville le 10 octobre 1863, et mort le 10 novembre 1912) est un célèbre homme fort canadien-français.Cyr n'a jamais refusé un défi et n'a jamais été défait dans son pays ou à l'étranger. Et il est demeuré invaincu. Ouvrage biographique sur les colosses québécois et dont la troisième partie est consacrée à Cyr. Louis Cyr was a large man. Many years later Doc Aumont, son-in-law of Louis, loaned Cyr’s famous dumbbell to the Weider’s Your Physique office in Montreal for a month, during which time over 500 people tried and failed to lift the weight. Combattons l'ignorance par l'information sans propos ternes. A platform was placed across his back and 18 men got on top of it. Il est consacré l’Homme le plus fort du monde par le London Sporting Life, le London Times, le National Police Gazette et la presse nord-américaine. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Changer ). Sullivan by the way was known as The Boston Strong Boy and was VERY powerful, but not in Cyr’s class) Cyr, happy in his own environment beat all comers when challenged to perform. L’an passé, à Waterloo, j’ai vu Tim Côté développer strict un axle de 280 pour ses deux premières répétitions. Cyr was a big man in all ways, both heart and size, being a great trencherman, eating more than four normal men. Professional Strongman/Weightlifter. Le moment d'après, c'est toute la tendresse qu'il éprouve pour ses proches et sa bonhomie que l'acteur incarne. Lowry, Dave Willoughby and George Jowett. Le spectateur sait bien qu'il va enjoliver l'histoire (la fiction prend d'ailleurs des libertés avec la réalité pour dramatiser). Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). Un exploit qui reste inégalé à ce jour. Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). ( Déconnexion /  L'homme a tout de même un talon d'Achille qui le rend humain : son analphabétisme. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Facebook. En établissant plusieurs records, dont certains n'ont jamais été battus, l'homme fort a remonté le moral de la nation et fait voler en éclat l'image du sous-homme canadien-français, à la fin des années 1800. Cyr’s dumbbells were often so unwieldy that many respectable strongmen were unable to budge them OFF THE FLOOR, let alone lift them over head. of meat at one meal…a genuine gourmand, increasing weight enormously in his later years. Who could foresee Ted Arcidi’s 700 lb. Most of Cyr’s lifts were inhibited due to being made WITHOUT COMPETITION, and on crude apparatus, in most, if not all cases by his sheer strength, certainly no technique, and limited motivation. Louis Cyr (11 October 1863 – 10 November 1912) was a famous French Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From 1894 to 1899 he toured with Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circuses; he later opened a tavern in Montréal. Il s’agit de la première rencontre officielle du genre en Amérique. The young man defeated the reigning Canadian strongman by lifting a granite boulder weighing over 400 pounds. Accounts of the day recall how Cyr disarmed and subdued the combatants and then made a citizens arrest, almost Charles Bronson style, although not as permanent, carrying both miscreants, one under each arm to the local cop shop. When it counted in HIS TIME, Cyr was without doubt a champion, and an honest one to boot. Je mettrais d’ailleurs les fakeux au défi de venir chez moi pour essayer un développé strict avec une VRAIE barre à 205 lbs. Cyr was very popular in Britain, being feted by celebrities and Royalty alike, including the then Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. L'histoire est narrée par Horace Barré (Guillaume Cyr), l'ami et homme de confiance. Lowry O.B.E., Thomas Inch (in “Strong Man I Have Known”) and the painstaking analytical essays of the late David Willoughby. Au cours de ses nombreuses tournées, le « Samson canadien », comme on le surnommait à l’époque, éblouissait les foules en y allant de plusieurs tours de force spectaculaires. Vous savez qu'un film est réussi quand vous forcez avec le héros. Il décède d’une néphrite le 10 novembre 1912 à Montréal. Louis Cyr pouvait soulever du dos 1967 kg (4337 livres). Le feu dans les yeux, il incarne toute la force de caractère de Cyr qui lui confère son aura légendaire. MAI 1884 : au Mechanic’s Hall de Montréal, Louis Cyr exécute son premier back-lift officiel en soulevant une platefo... /homepage 4°c Cyr's family moved to Massachusetts, and as a young man he was a lumberjack in New England before returning to Montréal in 1882 to take a job as a policeman. Consisting of 18 ‘Bulky’ men. Fox offered a side bet of $5,000 to anyone who could beat Cyr at any of his strength feats. Some authors often credit him with holding out with one arm!!! L’hercule canadien a inspiré également bon nombre d’écrits. bench press, and almost regular heavy weights now squatting with near or over 1000 lbs. During his first London show, many other feats followed, all exceeding contemporary records, culminating in the famous Backlift. Libre-Expression, Montréal, 2005, 636 p. Note de l’éditeur de Sport et Société Lors de la rédaction de texte par Jean-Noël Dion, la biographie de Paul Ohl n’était pas encore publiée. Nous terminons cette liste en affirmant ici qu’il s’agit du travail le plus étoffé sur Louis Cyr. Le sujet était casse-gueule. W. J. Lowry once wrote ‘Credit may have been given to certain people in the past by writers whose integrity is doubtless beyond reproach, but nevertheless possibly allowed their enthusiasm to sway their sense of responsibility towards registrars of history.’ What is interesting is to compare some of the measurements of todays behemoths in the Worlds Strongest Man Contest, e.g. One of Cyr’s most-talked about stunts occurred on 10 December 1891 in Montreal. Placing a number of men upon a heavy platform resting across two trestles, Louis ducked beneath the platform, placed his back below the center, and raised both the contraption and the passengers clear off the trestles. at 6′ 1″. It never did. Ce site web ne représente qu'une partie de mon travail journalistique. MAI 1883 : À Lowell, au Massachusetts, Louis Cyr, âgé de 19 ans, impressionne des centaines de personnes en soulevant de terre jusqu’aux épaules une pierre pesée officiellement à 514 livres. With Antoine Bertrand, Guillaume Cyr, Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, Gilbert Sicotte. This is a very short-range lift or support. Dans le développé lent, en trois temps, sans que le poids touche au corps, à deux mains, 157.39 kg (347 livres), de la main droite, 124 kg (273 livres), même poids de la gauche. Ankle 10.3″/26cm and Shoulder width with calipers …. Regrettably David Willoughby never lived to see some of today’s behemoths or powerlifters, far beyond any of Dave’s predictions or limits based on scientific calculations. Alors qu'il aurait été facile de tomber dans la caricature ou dans le panégyrique, Daniel Roby a su éviter les deux pièges. Fox offered a side bet of $5,000 to anyone who could beat Cyr at any of his strength feats. Daniel Roby a évité l'esbroufe formelle pour se concentrer sur le récit, qui n'a pas besoin qu'on en rajoute une couche. LE DOPAGE DE LUCIAN BUTE : ENTREVUE DU GUERRIER MODERNE À RADIO X 98.1FM, KEVIN BIZIER DÉMOLI RAPIDEMENT PAR KELL BROOK, FINALE KICKBOXING AISUDAN: COMBAT DES FEMMES, VIC THÉRIAULT : L’HOMME DERRIÈRE LE RETOUR DU KICKBOXING. Évidemment, le long métrage repose sur les épaules fortes d'Antoine Bertrand. Elle interprète avec un naturel fou cette femme moderne bien avant la lettre. LOUIS-CYR, L’HOMME LE PLUS FORT DU MONDE . plus de controverse a props de Victor . A champion is one who is tops in HIS OR HER TIME ALONE! Louis Cyr, l’homme le plus fort du monde, par Martin Franklin, Montréal, Your Physique Publishing, 1946, 106 p. Ce travail fut soutenu par Ben Weider, le culturiste. Un exploit qui reste inégalé à ce jour. « (Victor Delamarre) était fort...pour endormir le monde » - l'homme fort Dominic Bérubé. Using his legs and arms he supported a total of 4337 lbs. Ces histoires-là que plein de gens croient, c’est très platte pour les athlètes honnêtes qui réalisent des levers et d’autres tours de force avec des charges vérifiables. For years Louis pictured himself as a modern Biblical Samson with tresses to match. The title is not mine, it was first coined by pioneer George F. Jowett, famed trainer by mail, who wrote much on legends of strength, including a prized collectors item of the above title. (An early Sergio Oliva). source: Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire, de Paul Ohl), REGISTRE DES PUBLICITÉS ÉLECTORALES FÉDÉRALES. Sachons reconnaître la valeur de l’un des nôtres qui a su amener une tradition : celle de se jouer de la faiblesse. À une époque où les tours de force sont un spectacle très couru, Cyr devient une légende. 1, nos 5-6, mai-juin-juillet 1972, p. 87-90. Et le long métrage de Daniel Roby qui chante ses exploits devrait séduire ici et ailleurs. There was no formal sport of weightlifting; competitions were held as challenge matches, and at these he was never defeated. Acteurs : Antoine Bertrand, Guillaume Cyr, Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, Gilbert Sicotte, Salles : Alouette (St-Raymond), Beauport, Ciné-parc St-Nicolas, Clap, Des Chutes (Saint-Nicolas), Lido (Lévis), Ste-Foy, On aime : les splendides extérieurs, l'équilibre de la réalisation. Libre Expression, Montréal, 2005, 632 p. Le 12 juillet 2013 marquera la sortie du film québécois Louis Cyr, dans lequel le comédien Antoine Bertrand interprétera le célèbre homme fort. and the next day made it 553lb/280.8kg. Nous terminons cette liste en affirmant ici qu’il s’agit du travail le plus étoffé sur Louis Cyr. One of his most famous feats was the back lift. Let us forget about comparisons between strength athletes in widely different eras. ( Déconnexion /  Parce qu'il allie la grandeur des exploits sportifs du héros plus grand que nature à l'intimité d'une formidable histoire d'amour, sans coup férir. Louis Cyr was in his first strongman competition at the age of 17, when he faced Michaud of Quebec. He was matched in a contest against Michaud of Quebec, who was recognized as Canada’s strongest man of the time, the results being that Cyr beat him, the tests being the lifting of heavy stones, Cyr winning the match by hoisting a granite boulder weighing 480 lbs./ 217.7 kg. With little reward at this early foray into professional weightlifting, Louis was forced to seek other employment, fate taking a hand in his decision when he apparently stepped into, and broke up, by sheer physical force, a dangerous knife fight. Travis, Sandow etc. École Louis-Cyr 319, rue Saint-Louis Napierville (Québec) J0J 1L0 Téléphone : 514 380-8899, poste 4762 Télécopieur : 450 245-7373 Courriel : louiscyr@csdgs.qc.ca Coordonnées sur la carte Écrivez-nous C’est pourquoi, il a ses réserves par rapport à ce que Louis Cyr et Victor Delamarre auraient accomplis. 5 DÉCEMBRE 1890 : dans les bureaux du National Police Gazette de New York, Louis Cyr soulève 484 livres d’un seul doigt, ce qui est l’équivalent d’un ours noir d’âge mature. Quoi de mieux qu’un compte-rendu sur l’ouvrage le plus complet de ce personnage avant de se laisser imprégner de… Louis Cyr was a French Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Grizzly, to see just what is possible. Through no fault of his own, many of Cyr’s lifts, like his measurements have been exaggerated of misquoted especially his celebrated back lift done in Boston, of 18 men on a platform, usually generously estimated at 4,300 lbs., which allowing for a very heavy platform of say 500 lbs., meant that each man on average weighed 211 lbs., hardly likely…but again I emphasize, if given more motivation and competition, Cyr was certainly capable of lifting nearer the 5,000 lb. EN APPRENDRE… 17 MARS 1886 : à la Salle Jacques-Cartier de Québec, Louis Cyr a le dessus sur David Michaud (un soldat de la Citadelle de Québec) pour le titre de l’Homme le plus fort du Canada. On voit mal comment le Jutra de l'interprétation masculine pourrait lui échapper. Travis, Sandow etc. I am positive that he could have done much more if pressed. Pour le développé à l’épaule, ras tendus, à la verticale, d’une seule main 73.7 kg (162 livres), 36 fois de suite. L'acteur y livre une performance magistrale. In 1895 in Boston he lifted on his back a platform holding 18 fat men weighing 1967 kg - believed the heaviest weight ever lifted by a man. Prudent with his earnings. On May 7th and 8th 1896, he performed a crucifix with 97.25lb/44kg in his right hand, and 88lb/40kg in his left. Louis Cyr est le champion tant attendu au cinéma québécois. The years began to take their toll, and by 1904 Louis’ health began to fail, also helped by the excessive eating and inactivity…he then weighed in the region of 400 lbs., he slimmed as best he could for his last contest of strength with Hector De Carrie, with Louis retaining his title, retiring unvanquished. etc, les hormonest et autres agents font plus de dégâts q uatre chose. He was fêted in London, England, where on 19 January 1889 he lifted in succession a 250 kg weight with one finger, 1860 kg on his back, and 124 kg above his head with one hand. D’abord, la plupart de ceux qui publient un développé à 315 ou 295 font en fait un « push press » (parfois la charge est honnête, mais d’autres fois, on utilise des « fake plates »). Even giants are not immortal. Cyr's family moved to Massachusetts, and as a young man he was a lumberjack in New England before returning to Montréal in 1882 to take a job as a policeman. Moi aussi je peux faire un « clean and press » à 3 plates avec du styrofoam! C'est pourquoi, il a ses réserves par rapport à ce que Louis Cyr et Victor Delamarre auraient accomplis. Louis Cyr (baptisé Cyprien-Noé Cyr, à Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville le 10 octobre 1863, et mort le 10 novembre 1912) est un célèbre homme fort canadien-français.Cyr n'a jamais refusé un défi et n'a jamais été défait dans son pays ou à l'étranger. Louis Cyr, dans Les hommes forts du Québec, de Ben Weider, Montréal, Éditions du Jour, 1973, p. 73-242. Up to 6 lbs. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Google. Trois-Pistoles Impression, 1999, 323 p. Paul Ohl. it being the same bell that had defeated a drove of former strength athletes, was exchanged by it’s owner, 280 lb. Ça, c’était vrai! According to “Strength and Health” magazine, Hoffman, after several attempts was able to bent press it, as did the much lighter 150 lb. Louis Cyr is widely considered to be the strongest man in history. Le long métrage repose sur les épaules fortes d'Antoine Bertrand, qui y incarne magistralement Louis Cyr. Weight on this occasion was estimated at 3,635 lbs. Cette complicité génère les scènes les plus touchantes du film, mais pêche aussi, parfois, par excès de mélodramatique. Louis Cyr dans les pattes de McSohmer, textes et dessins de Yves Poissant, Montréal, Éditions Baloune/Intrinsèque, 1978, 64 p. Bande dessinée humoristique sur la vie de Cyr, de l’enfance jusqu¹à ses difficultés avec McSohmer. In the folds of his long hair he would tie three fifty pound weights, one on each side, and one in the center, with the three weights dangling from his scalp, he would also spin around, swirling the weights around his head. « (Victor Delamarre) était fort…pour endormir le monde » – l’homme fort Dominic Bérubé. While his father was of average build, it was his mother who possessed the strength genetics. Louis Cyr . – 131.25lb/59.5kg. In more recent years, Ben Weider wrote and published a similar tome, well worth reading, and highly entertaining, entitled “The Strongest Man in History” detailing much of Cyr’s life and adventures. Louis left the Police Force and purchased a tavern/restaurant in St. Gunegonda, where he also featured a gymnasium which like many such places in its day became a Mecca for strength athletes and fighters. Les records During his most active period, circa 1896, he performed the following:–March 31st did clean and jerk (the clean is a misnomer) of 347 lbs., then a World. LES EXPLOITS DE LOUIS CYR ET VICTOR DELAMARRE REMIS EN QUESTION. ( Déconnexion /  plus again, using hand and thigh, 1897.25lb/860.5kg. Lors de la rédaction de texte par Jean-Noël Dion, la biographie de Paul Ohl n’était pas encore publiée. Some men are perhaps similar to, but there will never be another Louis Cyr. Louis Cyr’s exploits had been well publicized in the ‘Pink UN’ (the paper was actually pink, although the contents were often ‘Blue’) Or Police Gazette published by Richard K. Fox, the famed proprietor and promoter of other strength athletes, e.g. (Anderson of course is renown for lifting 6,270 lbs.). By co-incidence on his visit to Britain, the top of the pops was a ditty entitled ‘Get Your Hair Cut’…Louis must have taken the hint, as afterwards he always sported short hair. (Cyr was well acquainted with the famous John F. Sullivan, being one of the few to defy Sullivan’s commands to drink when he drank. More power of the arm and shoulder was demonstrated by his stunt of stacking four fifty pound weights one on top of the other on his half flexed arm, balancing them whilst walking across the room. The above details were just one set of figures relating to Cyr’s size, others being recorded by Willoughby when for example Cyr was 47 years old (in 1910) gave him calf 23″, neck 22 3/4″, Biceps 21 1/2″. Et que s'il joue au faire-valoir, avec tous ses défauts, c'est pour mieux placer Louis Cyr sur un piédestal. Hence the reason the book was never reprinted. Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire. Those who make history in the first instance, seldom realize that their accomplishments will interest future generations, and therefore do not bother to leave evidence of authenticity.” Let us do the best we can, with what we know, and talk about the French Canadian Louis Cyr, and of the days when he could rightly claim to be THE STRONGEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED. Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. Soon proving his immense strength, he was urged by friends to enter the exciting, albeit highly precarious world of professional strong men, lifting mainly crude solid or shot filled weights. In 1882 Louis married a petite and attractive girl named Melina (nee Courtois) with Louis obtaining work in the tough and hardy occupation of Lumberjack (in the days before chain saws etc.). Great homage was paid by all of Canada with immense crowds attending the funeral, floral tributes coming from all over the World. MAI 1884 : au Mechanic’s Hall de Montréal, Louis Cyr exécute son premier back-lift officiel en soulevant une plateforme chargée de 15 hommes et pesant au total 2465 livres. Recevez du contenu exclusif en vous abonnant par courriel ! The strongest man in history : Louis Cyr, ” amazing Canadian “, Ben Weider, Vancouver, Mitchell Press, 1976, XII, 104 p. Mémoires de l’homme le plus fort du monde, par Louis Cyr, préface de Ben Weider, illustrations intérieures, François Rivard, Montréal-Nord, VLB, 1980, 277 p. Fortia nominat : Louis Cyr, l’homme le plus fort du monde : théâtre, par Bryan Perro, Shawinigan, Glanures Impression, 1997, 122 p. Pièce de théâtre créée à l’été 1997. Et que vous ressentez un indescriptible sentiment de fierté et d'accomplissement quand il triomphe. His recorded feats, including lifting 500 pounds (227 kg) (1/4 ton) with one finger and backlifting 4,337 pounds (1,967 kg)(2.1 tons), show Cyr to be, according to former International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness chairman Ben Weider, the strongest man ever to have lived. Oct 12, 2018 - Explore Trina Radske-Suchan's board "Louis Cyr" on Pinterest. La légende de Louis Cyr, de Michel Mougins, Montréal, Beauchemin, 1953, 101 p. Récit adapté pour les enfants et illustré. It was on this historical occasion, on January 19th 1892 that Cyr pressed the pre-mentioned 273.75 lb. Le réalisateur (. Louis Cyr, une épopée légendaire. At the height of his career, Cyr stood only 5’10” tall but he weighed over 300 pounds and had a 60″ chest when it was expanded (55.2″ normally). Cyr's family moved to Massachusetts, and as a young man he was a lumberjack in New England before returning to Montréal in 1882 to take a job as a policeman. ( Déconnexion /  © Sport et Société 2020 - L'histoire s'écrit au présent. You cannot compete out of your own century/epoch, nor will we ever know what limits, if any, bind mankind. et oubliez pas les autres . Pour savoir si vous possédez des ancêtres communs, consultez sa … across the deltoids 25.6″/65cm. Parce qu'il allie la grandeur des exploits sportifs du héros plus grand que nature à l'intimité d'une formidable histoire d'amour, sans coup férir. Cette faiblesse permettra à sa femme Mélina Comtois Cyr (Rose-Maïté Erkoreka) de devenir son associée, et au réalisateur de greffer une histoire d'amour au récit. les baillargeon . Cyr was also credited with side pressing 273.75lb/124kg with ONE ARM (the right) …a lift witnessed by Britain’s great champion Tom Pevier, who described it more like a ‘Jerk Press.’ The dumbbell, a huge thick handled one, was lifted to the shoulders with two hands, before the single handed overhead move. Returning to the U.S.A. on May 27th, he did his best back lift in Boston, with over 4,000 lbs. Un homme fort,qui est dans les milieu de l’entraînement depuis 30ans, écoute les histoires de nos hommes forts d’antan avec scepticisme. dumbbell. Whilst Louis’ father was of average proportions, his mother was almost Amazonian, recorded as weighing 265 lbs. Promoted by Fox, Louis went on tour circa 1885 – 1891 beating amongst others Sebastian Miller, Bienkowski or Cyclops who could genuinely bend coins, August Johnson and Richard Pennell, plus continually challenging …. In January 1892 Cyr embarked in England with partner Horace Barre, resulting in arousing much interest and curiosity at his London debut at the Royal Aquarium, with 5,000 people packing the theater to watch Cyr’s act and witness his open challenge to the wide world of strongmen, many celebrities of which were in the audience, with a side wager of £1,000…a lot of filthy lucre in those bygone days. in this manner. Sandow was an astute showman, but no fool, and avoided any such challenges throughout his esteemed career after early mistakes, like the time when he was beaten by McCann. Avertissez-moi par e-mail des nouveaux commentaires. He proudly returned to Canada with one of the marquis of Queensberry's horses after winning a bet that he could hold 2 driving horses to a standstill, one tied to each of his massive arms. She in turn had a father of 6′ 4″ and 260 lbs., thus there were the genetics already established ensuring that the young Louis would develop into a pre-ordained Hercules. Montferrand à Louis Cyr : biographies, par Ben Weider et E.-Z. Grateful acknowledgments to Ben Weider and his fine book ‘The Strongest Man in History’ also to the late W.J. UN ANCIEN CHAMPION DÉLUSIONNEL VEUT AFFRONTER KOVALEV, JEAN PASCAL & L’APRÈS KOVALEV : CHRONIQUE À RADIO X.

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