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Basque traditional weightlifting


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
- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundiko Kultura eta Euskara Departamentua, Title: 07_laiatzen.jpg, Adapted
- Author: Artberri, Source: Title: Trontzea, Euskal Herria.jpg, Adapted
- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Artxibo Orokorra (GFA) Title: IngudeAltxaketa.jpg, Adapted
- Author: Indalecio Ojanguren, Source: Gipuzkoako Artxibo Orokorra (GFA) Title: Laiariak.jpg, Adapted
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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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.

Natural stone lifting- up to 500lbs

Jono Mac goes to visit the Kiwi Stoneman.

Daniel Mckim ( World Champion ) Caber Toss ... The clock strikes 12

( SAAA State Championship ) Costa Mesa, CA Scotsfest 2011

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.

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Basque rural sportshow. Shanta susa, 8kgr anvil lifting

82 liftings in 90 seconds. 2nd

Basque Strongmen in Bakersfield

Basque Weightlifters flex their muscles at the 2015 Kern County Basque Festival

Basque rural sportshow. Aimar Irigoien, 136,5 kgrx10 reps lifting in 5 min.

His record 17 reps in 5 min, No gloves, easy way or handle to manage the stone.

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.





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Stone Clean and Press w/ Zach Even-Esh

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근육성장을 위해 운동 루틴을 자주 바꿔야 하나 (ft. 근육 혼동의 법칙)

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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!!

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307 atlas stone lifting with some Higa Monsters

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