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LEVANTADORES - The Basque Strongman - A documentary film

In the mountains of northern Spain, farmers and laypeople have competed in rural Strongman sports for generations. Stone lifting, wood cutting, bale tossing — the sports themselves carried over from years of manual labor, of daily life surviving off the land. LEVANTADORES introduces this rich culture which has helped influence a generation of modern day Strongman who are doing what they can to keep this heritage alive.

Still Images:
- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundiko Kultura eta Euskara Departamentua, Title: 03_sendia.jpg, Adapted
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- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundiko Kultura eta Euskara Departamentua, Title: 07_laiatzen.jpg, Adapted
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- Author: Artberri, Source: Title: Trontzea, Euskal Herria.jpg, Adapted
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- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Artxibo Orokorra (GFA) Title: IngudeAltxaketa.jpg, Adapted
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- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Artxibo Orokorra (GFA) Title: Laiariak.jpg, Adapted
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CC-BY-SA-3.0Images from GureGipuzkoa

Remainder of still images used with permission by the owner(s)

Thanks to all who participated in the creation of this film -- all the families and individuals who let us into their homes and shared their culture with us.

Special Thanks:
Jan and Terry Todd
Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports
Lucio Dolcel
Additional thanks to Maite and the Rural-Mañe family for use of family photo archive
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The basque sports more interesting

List about the basque sports more interesting

In this list about the basque sports more interesting you can find:
17. WEEVILS
16. RACING WITH SACKS
15. LIFT CAR
14. LIFT ANVIL
13. SPORT HARVEST
12. RACING KETTLES
11. COLLECTION OF EARS OF CORN
10. LAUNCH BUNDLE
9. - ARRASTRE DE PIEDRA
8. LIFTING OF STONES
7. SHORT OF TRUNKS WITH A SAW
6. SHORT TRUNKS
5. The streets
4. CESTA PUNTA
3. TRINQUETE
2. REGATAS DE TRAINERAS
1. PELOTA VASCA



17. WEEVILS
The weevils (harri zulaketa in basque) is a rural sport basque that consists in making holes in stones helped by a long bar of steel.
Index [hide]
1 History
2 Recovery
3 See also
4 external Links
History[edit]
Since the late NINETEENTH century and during the first third of the TWENTIETH century, the craft of borer was very common in the mining sites, where it was necessary to perforate the rock by means of drilling rods (steel rods of about 2 meters in length and several pounds of weight) for introducing the explosives, which are then made to explode in blasting controlled and thus to be able to extract the rocks containing the ore of iron. In those times, this work was done by brute force, without the use of any machine, so it was a trade of special hardness and, therefore, very much appreciated, perceiving the specialist weevil higher wages than the rest.

Exhibition in 2006.
This tough activity motivated these professionals would like to demonstrate to others their strength and skill in the craft, causing great admiration among the audience. The law of Sunday rest, 1904 facilitated the meetings of idlers in the places of the mining towns, which soon began to gather around the spectacle that protagonizaban the weevil. From the first moment, came bets on who could make the hole deeper or in less time and soon it organized championships of weevils that came a crowd of spectators. The gambling money was also a major bonus for the few weevils that stood out above the rest.
At the beginning of the 30's, before the Civil War, the championships of weevils disappeared. With the arrival of machinery (hydraulic hammers and compressors), the drilling ceased to be necessary in quarries and mines. In this way, with the end of the trade ended in this popular sport, until its recent recovery.
Recovery[edit]
This sport is recovered in Ortuella, in the festivities of the municipality of 1998, which before 1930 was rather popular in the festivals of the peoples of the region minera of Biscay. From this first trial in 1998, there have been several equipment, mainly on the Left bank, that have created a league of competition. In 2012 took place the XIV edition of the League of Weevils of the Basque Country.

16. RACING WITH SACKS
Also called the Careers of smugglers (Zaku lasterketa): Races that are made with a heavy bag loaded in the back. Emulate the work of smugglers and have their origin in the border area between Spain and France

15. LIFT CAR
Is to rotate on an axis as much as possible a race fixed on the rudder. The distance is calculated on the circumference. There are No rules universal, although in Donapaleu-Saint Palais, for example, the cart weighs 350 kilos.

14. LIFT ANVIL
The Hoist or Lifting of anvil (in basque Ingude altxatzea, in French lever d'enclume) is a rural sport basque.
It is one of the so-called Games of Iparralde, sports, sport, rural basque, which have their origin, and a greater tradition in the French Basque Country.
Index [hide]
1 History
1.1 Elements of the test
1.2 Development of the sport
2 See also
History[edit]
The anvil is a tool of...

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STONELAND: An Original Film by Rogue / 4K



There are few places on earth as intimately tied to historic feats of strength as the Highlands of Scotland. There are countless stories of local warriors and clansmen training for battle. Of castle bodyguards proving their strength by carrying heavy weights over long distances. An often cited tale dates back to the 11th century when King Malcolm III summoned his countrymen to compete in a foot race that would determine who would become his royal messenger.

All over Scotland are remnants of these ancient tests of strength — lifting stones, formed over the centuries by wind and river erosion, each with its own history and local lore. A relative few still know about and seek out these ancient stones. This is their story.
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Basque Strongmen in Bakersfield

Basque Weightlifters flex their muscles at the 2015 Kern County Basque Festival
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Basque rural sportshow. Shanta susa, 8kgr anvil lifting

82 liftings in 90 seconds. 2nd

Donnie Thompson and the Rogue DT Tempering Rollers

Rogue’s DT Tempering Rollers were co-developed with powerlifting legend Donnie Thompson—creator of the Thompson Fatbell, the Fat Pad, and the Belt Squat Belt—among many other innovations. In his South Carolina gym, Thompson has helped introduce “body tempering” as a heavy-duty upgrade over traditional foam rollers, utilizing weighted cast-iron cylinders to break up trigger points and relieve tightness in the joints, muscles and fascia. Rogue has refined those original prototype cylinders into our 24 DT Tempering Rollers, available here in 50LB and 80LB increments.

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The Rogue Strongman Sandbags with Steve Slater



Stone Expert and Ohio Strongman Steve Slater introduces the Rogue Strongman Sandbags. Ranging in loadable weights from 100 to 300 lbs. (100, 150, 200, 250 and 300 lb. sizes), the Rogue Strongman Sandbags are a great training tool for a variety of traditional strongman events. Each Sandbag has a built-in filler bag with an additional zipper and hook-and-loop closure—ensuring filler material stays fully contained as you work through your regimen.

Because Sandbags can be emptied and then re-filled at another gym, field, park, etc., they function as uniquely portable Strongman training tools for athletes of any experience level.

Designed and manufactured in Columbus, Ohio, Rogue’s Strongman Sandbags deliver a versatile, go-anywhere alternative to heavy slam balls and stones.

Natural stone lifting- up to 500lbs

Jono Mac goes to visit the Kiwi Stoneman.

alan bullock 56lb weight lift

Talk on 56lb lift

Making the EU Rogue Birch Jerk Blocks - 4k

In the small town of Kuortane, Finland, 200 miles north of Helsinki, woodworker Jukka Vähämäki crafts birch wood into bomb-proof Rogue EU jerk blocks for training the olympic lifts. Using a combination of modern wood-working tools and traditional hand tools, Vähämäki himself builds each and every block for these high-quality sets.

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Icelandic fishing stones - Natural Stone Lifting 104kg stone

I recently travelled to Iceland to explore and lift some of the Worlds most iconic lifting stones :)

Here you see hálfsterkur (half strength) at 104 kg (228.8 pounds)

this was my limit! (it then jumped 154kg!!

The Rogue Elephant Bar Deadlift — 2016 Arnold Strongman Classic

The Rogue Elephant Bar is longer than a regulation “Olympic Bar,” and has extra length on each end to accommodate 12 or 13 of our custom-made 45 lb. (20.5 kg) plates to be loaded on each end. Each plate is 2” wide—like most cast-iron plates made during the first half of the 20th century. None of the competitors have ever lifted such a bar. In the words of Eddie Hall, It's gonna be a hard pull.

Q&A natural stone lifting

Is natural stone lifting and carrying the best thing for building overall strength?

KING SHAZAD - THE STONE LIFTING LEGEND

THE STONE LIFTING LEGEND STUNNED THE WORLD WHEN HE RETURNED 14 YEARS AFTER RETIRING AT THE AGE OF 45 TO LIFT 5.10 IN MANCHESTER JULY 2010.

THIS VIDEO IS BRIEF HIGHLIGHTS OF HIS AMAZING CAREER

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Training the Rogue Loadable Dumbbell with Matt Chan

Rogue Athlete Matt Chan puts the new Rogue Loadable Dumbbell through a workout, using the compatible dumbbell bumpers.

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307 atlas stone lifting with some Higa Monsters

Rocco, Steve, Tyler, and Zack lifting one of the stones at the warehouse for reps. and like real strongmen... no tacky 8/23/08 8:30am

What's In A Pro Cyclists's Suitcase? With Team Dimension Data's Steve Cummings

Matt Stephens goes deep inside the suitcase of 2x Tour de France stage winner Steve Cummings of Team Dimension Data

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Ex-Professional cyclist Matt Stephens checks out what 2x Tour de France stage winner Steve Cummings, the current British Road & TT Champion takes with him for the 3 week Tour de France in July.
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