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Arthur Saxon

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Arthur Saxon (April 28, 1878 – August 6, 1921), born Arthur Hennig and nicknamed “The Iron-Master”, was a German strongman and circus performer from the late 19th century into the early 20th century. Saxon is most well known for the bent press, with which he set a world record … Continued

Henry ‘Milo’ Steinborn

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Henry ‘Milo’ Steinborn was a German weightlifter and strongman born in 1893. Steinborn was a big proponent of the flat footed squat , and is often credited as introducing/popularizing this form of squat in the U.S. At the time the squat … Continued

Louis Uni (Apollon)

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    Appollon , (February 21, 1862 – 18 October 1928), born Louis Uni, was a French strongman, especially famous for his grip strength. A favourite of ours on Vintage Strongman, Appollon was a man of immense strength. He was by all accounts naturally … Continued