The year 2016 has been a monumental year for strength sports, with some previously “unbreakable” barriers being broken and incredible athletes pushing the boundary of what we thought to be humanly possible. Here is a compilation of what the editors at Kabuki Strength think are the greatest feats of strength from this year (so far). We hope you enjoy! (note that these are in no particular order)
Bonica Lough squats 600lbs in sleeves
The ladies performance in powerlifting and strength sports the last few years has been incredible, to say the least. This squat by Bonica Lough is the heaviest raw (in sleeves) squat of all-time, and the only 600+ pound raw squat for women, ever. An incredible display of strength by an incredible athlete.
Yuri Belkin deadlifts 921lbs (418kg) beltless @223lbs
Cementing himself as one of the greatest deadlifters in history, Yuri narrowly missed the 220lb weight class when he pulled 921lbs in Russia…beltless. Had...