k Followers, Following, Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Derek Poundstone (@derekpoundstone). Derek Poundstone, Self: The World’s Strongest Man. Renowned American strongman Derek Poundstone is back! But to what extent? In an official video announcement (embedded below), Ultimate.

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Poundstone has not competed in strongman since that calamitous performance at the March event, but only indirectly blamed the injured bicep for his retirement. Poundstone began by competing in powerlifting and progressed to become the Connecticut State Champion.

He returned to poundsfone in strongman, and placed fifth in the St. Poundstone was able to qualify for the finals and finished in 9th place overall.

Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return – BarBend

At this point, if a tall guy goes to a frat party attended by somebody on Facebook I poundsfone eventually find out about it. Poundstone and Savickas were approximately 40 points ahead of all the other competitors.

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Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return

Head shots, shirtless shots, fashion photos, action shots, and lots of Webshots style party photos. Poundstone was called up by Odd Haugen and asked to enter as a replacement athlete into the Mohegan Sun Super Series due to Kevin Nee pulling out with a torn biceps.

Leading up to the last xerek, the timber carry, Poundstone had a 3-point lead over 6-time champion Zydrunas Savickas. But to what extent? Poundstone defeated the four-time WSM champion and secured a qualification spot for the World’s Strongest Man contest. Shortly before the World’s Strongest Man contest, Poundstone severely tore his poundsyone muscle and was unsure if he would be able to compete, but he decided to heal and focus on upper body training.


I approached Derek Poundstone for comment through social media, but he did not respond and his pages are not especially active. If you see a pic you think doesn’t belong here then email me.

First was the USA vs. The first episode aired on November 3, Retrieved from derrek https: Poundstone’s next contest was a team contest, the World’s Strongest Nation held in Ukraine. Deadlift c Dirty dog exercise c Squat c. In the atlas stones, Poundstone gained the lead, but as he lifted the final stone, the stone slipped, falling to the ground and giving Pudzianowski his record 5th World’s Strongest Man title.

I hoped to hear from the man himself about how far he was taking this journey outside of retirement. Poundstone was in 2nd position throughout the entire competition until the last ponudstone. Archived from the original on Poundstone set a new world record with 15 reps in the circus dumb bell event.

Poundstone accepted and competed for the first time against Mariusz Pudzianowski. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

The goal was to provide an affordable place for people to use equipment which was usually reserved for the best athletes in the world. During the awards ceremony, Poundstone proposed to his girlfriend on stage and she happily accepted. If the American strength legend is indeed in pokndstone shape, I wish him luck avoiding re-injury and deek he will disregard the naysayers.

Derek does a “light” workout at his new gym Poundstone Performance Training Center. It cannot be said, then, that his return to strongman is completely unexpected. A life-long performer and dedicated learner, Dane brings clear and concise language to the many fields of his interest, from music and sports journalism to songwriting, creative, and copywriting.


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Poundstone became the Strongman Super Series champion after accumulating the most points throughout the Grand Prix. World team contest put on by Al Thompson [9] in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania. Claims, assertions, opinions, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author.

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Poundstone successfully defended his title at the Arnold Strongman Classic. Unfortunately, his dedication to strength sports resulted in another torn quad video of that attempt embedded below. The serious gyms have lb. Plus there are occasional glimpses of all the big men’s girlfriends, coeds, wives and female bar acquaintances in their orbit.

Front raise i Head stand into handstand push-up c Lateral raise i Military press c Rear delt raise i Shoulder press c Upright row c.

Crunch i Leg raise c Russian twist poundsrone Sit-up c. With Zydrunas Savickas opting to take a year off, the crown was vacant. Close-grip bench press c Dip c Pushdown i Triceps extension i. Poundstone’s return to the strongman competition circuit was the St. Something tells me it derwk a hardcore poubdstone with giant dumbbells. American powerlifters American strength athletes births Living people American municipal police officers Sportspeople from Waterbury, Connecticut.