I had the honor of interviewing Patrik Baboumian in May of 2012. Now, over a year later, Patrik has broken another world record (he already holds the world record for beer keg lifts and overhead log lifts) and “carried a yoke loaded with just over 550 kilograms 10 metres across a stage at the Harbourfront Centre on Sunday afternoon — at Toronto’s Vegetarian Food Festival,” according to MetroNews.ca. Read the full article here. That’s over 1220 lbs (ironically, the average weight of a steer typically killed for meat)!
Patrik, one of the strongest men alive, did a nice spot for Peta Germany last year, as well:
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