Another great shot of the champion French Weight lifter Ernest Cadine at the conclusion of a heavy one-arm snatch. Even though the quality of this old picture is not perfect, Cadine’s incredible muscle density is evident.
It’s not hard to see why he won the gold medal at the 1920 Olympic Games, likely around the same time this picture was taken.
Note the cannon on the wall behind him. Yes, it was used specifically for lifting purposes.