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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At this point, if a tall guy goes to a frat party attended by somebody on Facebook I will eventually find out about it. It cannot be said, then, that his return to strongman is completely unexpected. It seems people that frequent most gyms care more about selfies and checking themselves out in the mirror. During the final event, Poundstone ripped open his hands during the Farmer’s Walk event, which caused him to drop the implements.

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Shortly before the World’s Strongest Man contest, Poundstone severely tore his quad muscle and was unsure if he would be able to compete, but he decided to heal and focus on upper body training.

If the American strength poundsrone is indeed in fighting shape, I wish him luck avoiding re-injury and poundstonee he will disregard the naysayers. The first episode aired on November 3, Poundstone set a new world record with 15 reps in the circus dumb bell event. Poundstone was able to qualify for the finals and finished in 9th place overall. Poundstone competed in the World’s Strongest Man competition where he and Mariusz PudzianowskiPoland’s then four-time champion would go head-to-head in the final event, the atlas stones, with Poundstone leading in points.

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That abuse included four disk injuries, fractured vertebrae, a torn quadricep, a torn pectoral, and, finally, the infamous torn bicep.

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Derek Poundstone – Wikipedia

If you see a pic you think doesn’t belong here then email me. Poundstone won the last event and the overall title for a second consecutive time, only the second man to accomplish pouhdstone feat at the Arnold Strongman Classic. Poundstone began by competing in powerlifting and progressed to become the Connecticut State Champion. First was the USA vs. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Poundstone’s next challenge was the Arnold Strongman Classic.

Poundstone would take second place behind Zydrunas Savickas. Archived copy as title Articles with hCards.

Derek Poundstone

After all, I’m 6’2″ and so only 6’3″ or above is tall to me. Derek Poundstone born September 28, is an American former professional strongman athlete from WoodbridgeConnecticut.

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The goal was to provide an affordable place for people to use equipment which was usually reserved for the best athletes in the world. Zydrunas Savickas came in second and Pouhdstone Ortmayer came in third place. I suspect, while he is probably not in world championship shape, Pounddstone Poundstone is at least capable of placing at the Ultimate Strongman Team World Championships.

He returned to compete in strongman, and placed fifth in the St. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Head shots, shirtless shots, fashion photos, action shots, and lots of Webshots style party photos. He started competing in strongman after finding an advertisement for a contest on the back of a powerlifting flyer. Leading dderek to the last event, the timber carry, Poundstone had a 3-point lead over 6-time champion Zydrunas Savickas.

They are always dating A-list looking gals as nobody gets the girls like tall men. Crunch i Leg raise c Russian twist poundztone Sit-up c. Poundstone successfully defended his title at the Arnold Strongman Classic. The serious gyms have lb. Plus there are occasional glimpses of all the big men’s girlfriends, coeds, wives and female bar acquaintances in poindstone orbit.

Poundstone won five of six events, taking second on one event, and took the overall title.

Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return

Strongman fans may recall that Poundstine himself chose retirement intwo years after he sustained his own slow-to-heal bicep tear, at the Arnold Classic Australia.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Derek does a “light” workout at his new gym Poundstone Performance Training Center. Poundstone placed 4th overall in his first appearance at the World Championship, 2 points behind Mikhail Koklyaev and 1 point behind the World Champ Zydrunas Savickas. Doctors told him that he would never lift again due to the severity of the injury.