k Followers, Following, Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Derek Poundstone (@derekpoundstone). Derek Poundstone, Self: The World’s Strongest Man. Renowned American strongman Derek Poundstone is back! But to what extent? In an official video announcement (embedded below), Ultimate.

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This site is the web’s best repository of the biggest tall men! Something tells me it is a hardcore gym with giant dumbbells. Dane has published over articles and hosted or produced more than live events. I approached Derek Poundstone for comment through social media, but he did not respond and his pages are not especially active.

The serious gyms have lb. Renowned American strongman Derek Poundstone is back! He ;oundstone competing in strongman after finding an advertisement for a contest on the back of a powerlifting flyer. Poundstone became the Strongman Super Series champion after accumulating the most points throughout the Grand Prix.

Plus there are occasional glimpses of all the big men’s girlfriends, coeds, wives and female bar acquaintances in their orbit.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. First was the USA vs. It cannot be said, then, that his return to strongman is completely unexpected.

Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return

World team contest put on by Al Thompson [9] in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania. Archived from the original on Retrieved from ” https: Poundstone competed in the World’s Strongest Man competition where he and Mariusz PudzianowskiPoland’s then four-time champion would go head-to-head in the final event, the atlas stones, with Poundstone leading in points.


Poundstone won by Poundstone has not competed in strongman since that calamitous pounxstone at the March event, but only indirectly blamed the injured bicep for his retirement.

Zydrunas Savickas came in second and Travis Ortmayer came in third place.

Archived copy as title Articles with hCards. Need New Workout Gear? Poundstone’s next contest was a team contest, the World’s Strongest Nation held in Ukraine.

Head shots, shirtless shots, fashion photos, action shots, and lots of Webshots style party photos. Two months after his strongman retirement, he was still competing as a powerlifter. Poundstone was called up by Odd Haugen and asked to enter as a replacement athlete into the Mohegan Sun Super Series due to Kevin Nee pulling out with a torn biceps.

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On June 29, during the 2 day Fortissimus contest, Poundstone became the first American to defeat Zydrunas Savickas. Poundstone was able to qualify for the finals and finished in 9th place overall. Doctors told him that he would never lift again due to the severity of the injury. The goal was to provide an affordable place for people to use equipment which was usually reserved for the best athletes in the world.


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Derek Poundstone – Wikipedia

Claims, assertions, opinions, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author. It seems people that frequent most gyms care more about selfies and checking themselves out in the mirror. During the final event, Poundstone ripped open derel hands during the Farmer’s Walk event, which caused him to drop the implements. Poundstone set a new world record with 15 reps in the circus poundxtone bell event.

Shortly before the World’s Strongest Man contest, Poundstone severely tore his quad muscle and was unsure if he would be able to compete, but he decided to heal and focus on upper body training. Leading up to the last event, the timber carry, Poundstone had a 3-point lead over 6-time champion Zydrunas Savickas. With Zydrunas Savickas opting to take a year off, the crown was vacant. Deadlift c Leg extension i Leg press c Lunge c Squat c.

After all, I’m 6’2″ and so only 6’3″ or above is tall to me. Crunch i Leg raise c Russian twist c Sit-up c. Deadlift c Good-morning c Hyperextension c Pelvic lift c. Front raise i Head stand into handstand push-up c Lateral raise i Military press c Rear delt raise i Shoulder press c Upright row c.

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