15 strongest athletes in history
These guys – the strongest people in the world, to surprise the world by raising enormous weights and other evidence of their incredible power. Let’s learn the names of people who have hooligans in a dark alley is better not to ask for a cigarette!
American Bill Kazmayer was born in 1953. He won three competitions strongmen “The strongest man in the world” and was twice champion of the world according to the World Powerlifting Federation. As a teenager, Bill went to the University of Wisconsin, but dropped out to actively train in weight lifting. Today Kazmayer walked away from the sport. He lives with his wife and son in Alabama and holds its own fitness club SWAT
Born in 1942 in a village near Ryazan, Alekseev many years training yourself: coaches in weightlifting in his native land was not. The result was impressive: Alekseev – winner of 80 world records in weightlifting! During the period from 1970 to 1978, he did not lose some of the competition. Twice he was honored with the title of Olympic champion and eight-times world champion. For several years he was officially named the most powerful man in the world.
Canadian Victor Delmar growth of less than 170 cm and weighing 68 pounds, many have taken for a weakling. But this impression was deceptive. Nature gave Victor an unusually strong spine and muscles of steel, thus he demonstrated the power of miracles. He raised the 17 adult males on the back, support the weight of 100 kilograms of a little finger and pushes up the stairs to the horse. “Canadian Samson,” What is the name of Victor press, engaged in wrestling and showed power tricks only in their spare time service: Victor was a policeman. And it is unlikely the local thugs allow themselves to behave outrageously on his site!
Mark Henry – WWE star famous restlingovoy company and one of the few athletes in the world, has achieved outstanding results in several power sports – wrestling, powerlifting and weightlifting. Henry – world champion in the heavyweight wrestling in 2011, winner of the athletes, “Arnold Classic” 1992 competition of the year and member of the US national team in weightlifting at two Olympics – in 1992 and 1996.
Angus MacAskill, known as “Angus Giant”, was born in 1825 in the small Scottish village. His height was 2 meters 17 centimeters: MacAskill was the tallest man in the world who do not have gigantism gene. His force composed legends say that it can easily throw a loaded horse over a fence or alone to carry on their shoulders the weight of the ship’s anchor under a ton. Eventually, he found a good use of their strength, hire demonstrate power tricks in the famous Barnum circus.
Brian Shaw three times became the winner of the competition “The most powerful man in the world” and once won the prestigious tournament of athletes, “Arnold Classic”, becoming the only person in the world who won both competitions in one year. Shaw – a close friend of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the author of books about the procedures powerlifters workout.