Deadlifting 1140 lbs (517 kg) Like It’s A Piece Of Cake

Brian Shaw (born February 26, 1982) is an American professional strongman competitor and winner of the 2011 World’s Strongest Man and 2013 World’s Strongest Man competitions. Shaw began his career as a strongman with a win when he entered the Denver Strongest Man contest in October 2005.


He had entered with no formal training. Just seven months later in June 2006 he joined the professional ranks and his successes continued.

Brian has a YouTube channel where he records some of his training sessions. In the video below he recorded a hardcore deadlifting session when he lifted a mindblowing weight of 1,140 lbs (517 kgs), or more than half a metric ton.

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