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Derek Poundstone – Wikipedia

That abuse included four disk injuries, fractured vertebrae, a torn quadricep, a torn pectoral, and, finally, the infamous torn bicep. Poundstone would take second place behind Zydrunas Savickas.

Deadlift c Dirty dog exercise c Squat c. Poundstone placed 4th overall in his first appearance at the World Championship, 2 points behind Mikhail Koklyaev and 1 point behind the World Defek Zydrunas Savickas.

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 and Savickas were approximately 40 points ahead of all the other competitors.

World team contest put on by Al Thompson poundsttone in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania.

Crunch i Leg raise c Russian twist c Sit-up c. Poundstone began by competing in powerlifting and progressed to become the Connecticut State Champion. Something tells me it is a hardcore gym with giant dumbbells. Poundstone was able to qualify for the finals and finished in 9th place overall.


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. Poundsstone defeated the four-time WSM champion and secured a qualification spot for the World’s Strongest Man contest. This site is the web’s best repository of the biggest tall men!

Dane has published over articles and hosted or produced more than live events. Poundstone’s return to the strongman competition circuit was the St.

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Poundstone enters the competition under somewhat ironic circumstances. Close-grip bench press c Dip c Pushdown i Triceps extension i.

Strongman fans may recall that Poundstone himself chose retirement intwo years after he sustained his own slow-to-heal bicep tear, at the Arnold Classic Australia. With Zydrunas Savickas opting to take a year off, the crown was vacant. Patrick’s Strongman National Qualifier.

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Patrick’s Strongman contest in Columbia, South Carolina. Poundstone won the event and set two pohndstone records. Derek does a “light” workout at his new gym Poundstone Performance Training Center.

Poundstone successfully defended his title at the Arnold Strongman Classic. It seems people that frequent most gyms care more about selfies and checking themselves out in the mirror. Poundstone’s next contest was a team contest, the World’s Strongest Nation held in Ukraine.

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Poundstone became the Strongman Super Series champion after accumulating the most points throughout the Grand Prix. He started competing in strongman after finding an advertisement for a contest on the back of a powerlifting flyer.


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I hoped to hear from the man himself about how far he was taking this journey outside of retirement. Need New Poundsyone Gear? Biceps curl i Chin-up c. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Poundstone accepted and competed for the first time against Mariusz Pudzianowski. Bench press c Chest fly i Dips Machine fly i Push-up c. Derek Poundstone born September 28, is an American former professional strongman athlete from WoodbridgeConnecticut. In the atlas stones, Poundstone gained the lead, but as he lifted the final stone, the stone slipped, falling to the cerek and giving Pudzianowski his record 5th World’s Strongest Man title.

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