On Sept. 29, 2022, Browner captured a 500-kilogram (1,102-pound) uncooked conventional deadlift throughout a coaching session. He’s the fourth identified individual to deadlift at the least that a lot weight whereas on movie. The 110-kilogram athlete used a sumo stance and overhand grip and wore a lifting belt and lifting straps to assist with the historic pull.
The historic nature of Browner’s deadlift naturally drew the eye of various figures in power sports activities. Browner acquired notable variations of reward from individuals like two-time Worldwide Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Champion (2019, 2021) Russell Orhii, powerlifters Bobb Matthews and Ernie Lillibridge Jr., 2016 Europe’s Strongest Man (ESM) Laurence Shahlaei, and strongman Rob Kearney.
Browner’s deadlift additionally places him in an unique membership in power sports activities. He joins three athletes who’ve pulled at the least 500 kilograms on digicam over the past a number of years.
The 2017 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion Eddie Corridor was the primary to deadlift at the least that a lot weight when he set the mark because the strongman World Report on the 2016 World Deadlift Championships (WDC) in Leeds, England.
Roughly a yr later, 2018 WSM winner Hafthor Björnsson prolonged the document when he deadlifted 501 kilograms (1,104.5 kilos) in the course of the 2020 World’s Final Strongman “Feats of Energy” sequence. Nonetheless, as a result of Corridor achieved his deadlift at a sanctioned impartial competitors whereas Björnsson did his at his private fitness center in Reykjavik, Iceland, members of the strongman world nonetheless consider Corridor holds the official World Report.
A number of years later, in late April 2022, Polish athlete Krzysztof Wierzbicki grew to become the primary powerlifter ever to deadlift at the least 500 kilograms when he pulled 502.5 kilograms (1,108 kilos) throughout a recorded coaching session. On the time of this writing, Wierzbicki’s deadlift is the heaviest-filmed identified pull in historical past. In contrast to Corridor and Björnsson, Wierzbicki notched his pull with no deadlift swimsuit. As a result of Wierzbicki used straps, it wouldn’t have counted in a sanctioned contest.
Browner follows Corridor, Björnsson, and Wierzbicki because the fourth individual to finish a conventional deadlift of at the least 500 kilograms from the ground. He joins the Wierzbicki because the second individual to do with out the help of a swimsuit. Likewise, Browner’s pull wouldn’t depend in an official competitors due to his use of straps.
Other than breaking the World Report, the subsequent vital deadlift achievement is perhaps to see who can pull 500 kilograms with out using straps. Browner, Wierzbicki, and their peer Danny Grigsby — the primary powerlifter to seize a 1,000-plus pound uncooked deadlift in a full energy meet — will undoubtedly all be enormous elements in that race.
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