Rigoulot’s Human Barbell

Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 by John Wood
After Charles Rigoulot’s competitive weightlifting career came to an end, he still found ways to use his great strength to his advantage. Rigoulot worked as a circus strongman, wrestled, and raced cars but he ended up having the most success in the theatre where his act was to lift his charming wife Renee as a “human barbell.” This type of training is probably even harder than anything else Rigo did — unlike the platform, you can’t miss any lifts this time around!
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