Thursday, December 29, 2011
Most Weights Lifted by Dumbbell Flyes: Eamonn Keane sets world record
Louisburgh, Co Mayo, Ireland -- Louisburgh weightlifter Eamonn 'Ironman' Keane managed to lift an astonishing 40,600 kg in sixty minutes in the Louisburgh GAA club gym - setting the new world record for 'Most Weights Lifted by Dumbbell Flyes' in an hour, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: Toqua-Hanai Ticeahkie, an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma and former professional arena football player, lifted 225 lbs. in a single set for 58 repetitions within a minute for a total of 13,050 lbs. weight lifted on the bench press in Lawton, Oklahoma at the Comanche Nation Tribal Complex to set a new world record for Heaviest weight lifted by bench press in one minute. (enlarge photo)
A unique piece of world record history was made in Mayo, when Eamon Keane, a local Primary School Teacher, became the first man ever to to complete the Guinness World Record Superhuman Strength Challenge (""The Big 5"").
The 5 world records were:
1. 1 Hour Bench Press
2. 1 Hour Barbell Squat
3. 1 Hour Deadlift
4. 1 Hour Military Press
5. 1 Hour Incline DumBell Flyes.
"On behalf of the team at Lough Lannagh Holiday Village and Lough Lannagh Fitness, well done to Eamon and we are proud of his World class achievements" Paul, Gerardine and Dannie, Management Team at Lough Lannagh Holiday Village.
"I'd love to be doing them injury free but there's a certain satisfaction to doing them when you're injured too," explained the National School teacher. "It's mind over matter in a lot of ways."
World Gym founder Joe Gold, a mentor to people like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Incredible Hulk actor, Lou Ferrigno, said after
he broke his first record: "Eamonn Keane has something I've never seen in another human being."
"His one hour bench press of 305,300lbs is absolutely amazing and is a record that just might never be broken. It proves he is the greatest endurance strength athlete who has ever walked on planet Earth. He is 100 per cent natural and an Irish gentleman."
Related world records:
Most people lifted at once: Kevin Fast sets world record
Heaviest vehicle pulled by two people: Reverend Kevin Fast and son
Heaviest aircraft pulled by a team: Hong Kong (Video)
Most 50 Foot Truck Pulls in One Hour: Greg Cochran (Video)
weight deadlifted in one hour: Dr. Thienna
12-year-old: Kyle Kane
5,000-meter run with a 40-pound rucksack: Dustin McClure
washing machine throw: Darius Slowik
vehicle pulled over 100 feet: Kevin Fast
Plane Pulled by wheelchair
Man: John Wooten
Girl: Jacqueline Wickens
Boy: Nicholas Ortiz
powerful Human Magnet: Aurel Raileanu
stone throw: Ray Oster
bricks broken in a single strike: Dan Netherland
Thursday, December 29, 2011