We like Eddie Hall here. We like his style, his rather scary looks, and of course the fact he is ridiculously strong. So when an opportunity comes to share a bit of his good work, we’re always happy.
This weekend, Hall managed to break yet another record, twice . This time it was the team deadlift, with his partner Mark Felix, as they competed at the “World’s Ultimate Strongest Team” event at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke.
They destroyed the old record of 755kg with a 767kg lift, then went one better…
Yep, a 775kg deadlift! We’re sure there will be people who question the form of the lift, and you can watch the lift around Christmas time, when it is aired on Channel 5.
Hall, who previously achieved a 462kg deadlift on his own, told the Stoke Sentinel that, “I felt great after the deadlift. It’s my event, I already hold a record in that so I was looking forward to see how far we could go.”
Mark Felix is also no slouch, and has also set a tyre deadlift record before. Lifting 509kg in 2013. Here is the video!
Also present at the meet was Hafthor Bjornsson, otherwise known as Thor, or The Mountain from Game of Thrones. And though Hall says all the competitors get on, this Facebook post would prove otherwise…
Highlights from the event
We don’t have a video of the lift itself, that’ll have to wait for December. But here are some highlights from the weekend. Including bike carrying, as you do.