WATCH: Hafthor Bjornsson Shatters World Record With 1041 Lbs Deadlift!

Hafthor Bjornsson won’t stop getting stronger.

While bodybuilding may be a priority on this website, Generation Iron takes time to appreciate the other strength sports as well. Weightlifting of any kind will always be associated with bodybuilding as in reality the efforts of any kind of resistance training means building up the body in some way or another.

This past weekend at the Arnold Sports Festival we were given the chance to see something extraordinary as Icelandic powerhouse and Arnold Classic Strongman champion Hafthor Bjornsson was able to shatter the world record in the deadlift. How much weight was he able to lift? Well, Hafthor Bjornsson once again defied expectations and to an extent human logic as he pulled an astonishing 1041 Lbs!

While bodybuilding is exciting in it’s own way, watching a man lift an insurmountable amount of weight is always a sight to behold. Take a look at the world record making feat as Hafthor Bjornsson makes a 1041 lbs deadlift look easy.

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