Stanley 'Stanless Steel' Pleskun

From the upcoming film Strongman.

Stanley 'Stanless Steel' Pleskun
Stanley 'Stanless Steel' Pleskun.

Via Hammer to Nail : from the upcoming film Strongman, the incredible Stanley 'Stanless Steel' Pleskun.

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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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Man on Wire. Man on Wire - a documentary looking at Philippe Petit's incredible 1974 tightrope walk between the twin towers. Looks great....
Hammering Strength into the Wrists.

The importance of wrist strength, and a great way to get it - with a sledgehammer.

Engine Press on Bed of Nails.

Very, very unusual.

Anton Matysek.Anton Matysek. 1920s/30s Strongman Anton Matysek.
Straight to the Grip Contest: Pt II.

The grippers themselves.

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