On Sept. 29, 2022, Browner captured a 500-kilogram (1,102-pound) uncooked conventional deadlift throughout a training session. He’s the fourth identified particular person to deadlift no less than that a lot weight whereas on movie. The 110-kilogram athlete used a sumo stance and overhand grip and wore a lifting belt and lifting straps to assist with the historic pull.
The historic nature of Browner’s deadlift naturally drew the eye of quite a lot of figures in energy sports activities. Browner obtained notable variations of reward from folks like two-time Worldwide Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Champion (2019, 2021) Russell Orhii, powerlifters Bobb Matthews and Ernie Lillibridge Jr., 2016 Europe’s Strongest Man (ESM) Laurence Shahlaei, and strongman Rob Kearney.
Browner’s deadlift additionally places him in an unique membership in energy sports activities. He joins three athletes who’ve pulled no less than 500 kilograms on digicam over the past a number of years.
The 2017 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion Eddie Hall was the primary to deadlift no less than that a lot weight when he set the mark because the strongman World Report on the 2016 World Deadlift Championships (WDC) in Leeds, England.
Roughly a 12 months later, 2018 WSM winner Hafthor Björnsson prolonged the report when he deadlifted 501 kilograms (1,104.5 kilos) throughout the 2020 World’s Final Strongman “Feats of Power” collection. Nonetheless, as a result of Corridor achieved his deadlift at a sanctioned impartial competitors whereas Björnsson did his at his private health club in Reykjavik, Iceland, members of the strongman world nonetheless consider Corridor holds the official World Report.
A couple of years later, in late April 2022, Polish athlete Krzysztof Wierzbicki turned the primary powerlifter ever to deadlift no less than 500 kilograms when he pulled 502.5 kilograms (1,108 kilos) during a recorded training session. On the time of this writing, Wierzbicki’s deadlift is the heaviest-filmed identified pull in historical past. Not like Corridor and Björnsson, Wierzbicki notched his pull with out a deadlift go well with. As a result of Wierzbicki used straps, it wouldn’t have counted in a sanctioned contest.
Browner follows Corridor, Björnsson, and Wierzbicki because the fourth particular person to finish a standard deadlift of no less than 500 kilograms from the ground. He joins the Wierzbicki because the second particular person to do with out the help of a go well with. Likewise, Browner’s pull wouldn’t depend in an official competitors due to his use of straps.
Apart from breaking the World Report, the following important deadlift achievement may be to see who can pull 500 kilograms with out using straps. Browner, Wierzbicki, and their peer Danny Grigsby — the primary powerlifter to capture a 1,000-plus pound raw deadlift in a full power meet — will undoubtedly all be enormous components in that race.
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