John Pesch

Posted on Monday, February 15th, 2016 by John Wood

John Pesch of San Francisco was a strongman whose claim to fame was that, to win a wager, he allowed an automobile loaded with three additional passengers run over his chest. The weight was calculated to be 2750 pounds in all. This was in 1921. Whether this counts as a strength feat I don’t know but it was impressive none the less.
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