Tromp Van Diggelen’s Lift

Posted on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by John Wood

Tromp Van Diggelen's Lift

Tromp Van Diggelen bent-presses a sack of mealies (a type of coarse corn flour) weighing 203 pounds (which was 20 pounds more than his body weight at the time.) Tromp was 53 years of age when this picture was taken, which makes the approximate date of this picture 1938. Of course, a 200+ pound bent-press would be an impressive lift at any age.
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