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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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Doctors told him that he would never lift again due to the severity of the injury. Poundstone’s next contest was a team contest, the World’s Strongest Nation held in Ukraine.

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Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return

But to what extent? Deadlift c Leg extension i Leg press c Lunge c Squat c. With no statement from the man himself, fans cannot be certain if Poundstone intends on a full-scale return to the most elite realms poundstonee the sport, or if he is just doing his patriotic duty for a fellow countryman. Leading up to the last event, the timber carry, Poundstone had a derei lead over 6-time champion Zydrunas Savickas.

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Poundstone accepted and competed for the first time against Mariusz Pudzianowski. The serious gyms have lb.

I suspect, while he is probably not in world championship shape, Derek Poundstone is at least capable of placing at the Ultimate Strongman Team World Championships. That abuse included four disk injuries, fractured vertebrae, a torn quadricep, a torn pectoral, and, finally, the infamous torn bicep. Two months after his strongman retirement, he was still competing as a powerlifter. Bench press c Chest fly i Dips Machine fly i Push-up c. He started competing in strongman after finding an advertisement for a contest on the back of a powerlifting flyer.

Biceps curl i Chin-up c. Poundstone’s return to the strongman competition circuit was the St.

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Unfortunately, his dedication to strength sports resulted in another torn quad video of that attempt embedded below. Views Read Edit View history. Close-grip bench press c Dip c Pushdown i Triceps extension i. Poundstone won five of six events, taking second on one event, and pounrstone the overall title.

Derek Poundstone Set to Make Strongman Return – BarBend

Do Digestive Enzymes Matter? Derek does a “light” workout at poundstoe new gym Poundstone Performance Training Center. Zydrunas Savickas came in second and Travis Ortmayer came in third place. Strongman Super Series World Champions.

Patrick’s Strongman contest in Columbia, South Carolina. It cannot be said, then, that his return to strongman is completely unexpected.

Derek Poundstone

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. Poundstone and Savickas were approximately drek points ahead of all the other competitors. Claims, assertions, opinions, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author.


Poundstone won the event and set two world records. See also Bodybuilding Bodyweight exercise Calisthenics Weightlifting Plyometrics Weight training List of exercises Gym Legend c – compound exercise, i – isolated exercise. Poundstone would take second place behind Zydrunas Savickas. Poundstone began by competing in powerlifting and progressed to become the Connecticut State Champion. This article is an op-ed. Archived copy as title Articles with pounxstone. This victory qualified Poundstone to compete in the America’s Strongest Man contest, which Poundstone won by a record 30 points.

Poundstone won the last event and the overall title poundatone a second consecutive time, only the second man to accomplish this feat at the Arnold Strongman Classic. Deadlift c Good-morning c Hyperextension c Pelvic lift c. On June pounvstone, during the 2 day Fortissimus contest, Poundstone became the first American to defeat Zydrunas Savickas.

He returned to compete in strongman, and placed fifth in the St. Poundstone became the Strongman Super Series champion after accumulating the most points throughout the Grand Prix. Poundstone defeated the four-time WSM champion and secured a qualification spot for the World’s Strongest Man contest.

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