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Grip Feats List

Updated 5 Dec 2019
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Inch Dumbbell

THUMBLESS GRIP 78K INCH DUMBBELL DEADLIFTS
performance video

Magnus Samuelsson (Sweden) – Jan 2001 – Atlanta, USA [Sorinex DB]
David Horne (GB) – 19 Nov 2002 – Stafford, England [Holle DB]
Marcel Pelletier (USA?) – 2004 – New Haven, CT, USA [Sorinex DB]
Steve Gardener (England) – 16 Aug 2008 – Haltern am See, Germany [Holle DB]
Devon Larratt (Canada) – 20 Nov 2010 – Kingston, Ontario, Canada [Adamski DB]
Brian Tamblyn (Canada) – 20 Nov 2010 – Kingston, Ontario, Canada [Adamski DB]
Shea Dickie (Canada) – 20 Nov 2010 – Kingston, Ontario, Canada [Adamski DB]
Ron Bath (USA) – 13 Dec 2014 – Dalton, GA, USA [Sorinex DB]
Florian Kellersman (Germany) – 14 May 2016 – Bochum, Germany [Holle DB]
Marco Buhl (Germany) – Dec 2016 – Bochum, Germany [Holle DB]
Storm Chellino (USA) – 3 Jan 2017 – Scranton, PA, USA [Sahlaney Iron DB]
Andrew Durniat (USA) – 22 Mar 2017 – Wooster, OH, USA [Adamski DB]
Jesse Pynnonen (Finland) – 31 Mar 2017 – Heinola, Finland [Gladiator DB]
Tomi Tuomi (Finland) – 5 Apr 2017 – Heinola, Finland [Gladiator DB]
Eirik Bruun Ingebretsen (Norway) – 5 June 2017 – Norway [Slaters Hardware DB]
Ivan Beritashvili (Russia) – 31 Mar 2018 – Russia [BruttoBells DB, Ekaterinburg, Russia]
Thomas Larsen (Norway) – 30 June 2018 – Arendal, Norway [Slaters Hardware DB]
Jedd Johnson (USA) – 15 Dec 2018 – Wyalusing, PA, USA [Sorinex DB]

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THUMBLESS GRIP TWO X 78K INCH DUMBBELL DEADLIFTS
performance photo performance video

David Horne (GB) – 22 Dec 2002 – Stafford, England [2 x Holle DBs] - Halfway Deadlift
Storm Chellino (USA) – 15 Dec 2018 – Wyalusing, PA, USA [Sahlaney Iron & Sorinex DBs] - Halfway Deadlift
Storm Chellino (USA) – 25 June 2019 – Clark Summit, PA, USA [Slater DBs] - Full Deadlift! video
Adam T. Glass (USA) – 13 Oct 2019 – USA [Slater & FBBC DBs] - Full Deadlift! video

 

Loose Plate Pinch Lifting

ONE HAND PINCH LIFT CLEAN TO SHOULDER 2 X 20K PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Sam Parker (England) – 16 Oct 2019 - Brixham, England [York 20k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT CLEAN TO SHOULDER 3 X 10K PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Sam Parker (England) – 3 Apr 2019 – England video
David Horne (GB) – 3 May 2019 – Stafford, England [Arme 10k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 2 X 20K OR 45LB PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT) WITH TWO FINGERS AND A THUMB
performance video

Juha Harju (Finland) – 28 Nov 2012 – Finland [Duke 20k plates] video
David Horne (GB) – 6 Aug 2017 – Gripathon #4 - Stafford, England [York 20k plates] video
Thomas Head (England) - 27 Apr 2019 - British Grip Champs - Stafford, England [York 20k plates]
Paul Benton (Scotland) - 28 May 2019 - Scotland [Bodypower 20k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 2 X 20K OR 45LB PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT) - WOMEN
performance video

Elizabeth Horne (England) – (first done) July 2009 – Stafford, England [York 20k plates] 2017 video 2009 video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT & HOLD FOR TIME, 2 X 20K OR 45LB PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT) WITH TWO FINGERS AND A THUMB (away from body)
performance video

Thomas Head (England) - 12 secs hold - 9 Oct 2019 - Brixham, England [York 20k plates] video
David Horne (GB) - 11 secs hold - 14 Feb 2019 - Stafford, England [York 20k plates] video
Paul Benton (Scotland) - 9 secs hold - 28 May 2019 - Scotland [Bodypower 20k plates] video
Juha Harju (Finland) - 5 secs hold - 26 Oct 2015 – Finland [Leoko 20k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT & HOLD FOR TIME, 2 X 20K OR 45LB PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT) - WOMEN (away from body)performance video

Elizabeth Horne (England) - 4 secs hold - 27 Apr 2019 - British Grip Champs - Stafford, England [York 20k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 4 X 10K PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Juha Harju (Finland) – 3 Nov 2012 – Finland [Leoko 10k plates], and 19 Dec 2012 – Finland [Eleiko 10k plates]
Mikael Siversson (Sweden) – 5 Dec 2014 – Australia [Eleiko 10k plates] video
Aaron Corcorran (USA) – 12 Oct 2015 – Tucson, USA [Eleiko 10k plates] video
Jouni Mahonen (Finland) – 24 May 2016 – Iisalmi, Finland [Eleiko 10k plates] video
Henri Sonninen (Finland) – 27 May 2016 – Iisalmi, Finland [Eleiko 10k plates] video
Jesse Pynnonen (Finland) – 28 Oct 2017 – Iisalmi, Finland [Eleiko 10k plates] video
Gil Goodman (USA) – 23 Apr 2018 – USA [Rogue 10k plates] video
David Horne (GB) – 11 Jan 2019 – Stafford, England [Arme 10k plates] video
Sam Parker (England) - 27 Apr 2019 - British Grip Champs - Stafford, England [Arme 10k plates] video

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DOUBLE - ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 4 X 10K PLATES IN EACH HAND (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Juha Harju (Finland) – 24 Nov 2015 – Finland [Eleiko 10k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT & HOLD FOR TIME, 4 X 10K PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT) (away from body)
performance video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 3 X 15K PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Chad Woodall (USA) – 19 May 2007 – Munsterland Grip #3 - Germany [AK International 15k plates] video
Matti Heiskanen (Finland) – 31 Oct 2012 – Finland [Eleiko 15k plates] video
Juha Harju (Finland) – 3 Nov 2012 – Finland [Eleiko 15k plates] video
Timo Lauttamus (Finland) – 9 May 2013 – Finland [Eleiko 15k plates] video
Jouni Mahonen (Finland) – c.2014 – Finland [Eleiko 15k plates]

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DOUBLE - ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 3 X 15K PLATES IN EACH HAND (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Juha Harju (Finland) – 21 Nov 2015 – Finland [Eleiko & Leoko 15k plates] video

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ONE HAND PINCH LIFT 2 X 25K PLATES (SMOOTH SIDES OUT)
performance video

Juha Harju (Finland) – 26 Oct 2015 – Finland [Eleiko 25k plates] video
Bob Sundin (USA) – 12 Nov 2015 – USA [Leoko 25k plates] video
Kody Burns (USA) – 5 Dec 2015 – USA [Eleiko 25k plates]
Jouni Mähönen (Finland) – 7 Oct 2017 – Finland [Leoko 25k plates] video
James Retarides (USA) – 9 Dec 2017 – USA [Leoko 25k plates] video
Arto Joronen (Finland) – 4 Jan 2018 – Finland [Leoko 25k plates] video
Jedd Johnson (USA) – 1 Oct 2018 – USA [Rogue 25k plates] video
Jesse Pynnonen (Finland) – 4 Jan 2019 – Finland [Eleiko 25k plates] video

 

Steel Bending
(all bent with a single 10" x 4" wrap on each side for protection - unless stated otherwise)

THE BARBELL BEND! (25mm or 1" steel bar) [originator Reuben Hughes]
performance video

Reuben Hughes (Wales) – 25mm x 6 foot (72") long S275 steel bar in 49min 15sec (over 1 session) 18 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] video

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'GOLIATH' BRACED BAR BEND (12mm x 40mm x 121.9cm, or 0.5” x 1.5” x 48” steel bar) [originator Erik Vining]
performance video

Erik Vining (USA) – c.2007 - USA
Bud Jeffries (USA) – 2008 - USA
Noah Jeffries (USA) – 2015 - USA [age under 20, 190lb bw]
Dave Whitley (USA) – 20 June 2017 - USA video
Andrew Dube (USA) – 4 Nov 2017 - USA video
Carl-August Mertz (Germany) – 2 March 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video
John McGrath (USA) - ? - AOBS, USA
David Horne (GB) – 2 April 2018 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) video
Martin Kotte (Germany) – 16 Aug 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar)
Jan Heller (Germany) – 23 Nov 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video
Steve Gardener (England) – 20 July 2019 - Aberdare Park Rd races, Wales [S275 steel] (metric bar)

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HEADLESS 'GOLIATH' BRACED BAR BEND (12mm x 40mm x 'cut down' steel bar) [originator Carl-August Mertz]
performance video

Carl-August Mertz (Germany) – ['Headless Goliath' cut down to 42"] 28 May 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video
David Horne (GB) – ['Headless Goliath' cut down to 40"] 7 July 2018 - Llanfairfechan, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) – ['Headless Goliath' cut down to 40"] 7 July 2018 - Llanfairfechan, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) – ['Headless Goliath' cut down to 32"] 29 Nov 2018 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) video
Don Cummings (USA) – ['Headless Goliath' cut down to 40"] 22 Dec 2018 - Birmingham, MI, USA [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) video

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'COLOSSUS' BRACED BAR BEND (12mm x 50mm x 120cm, or 0.5” x 2” x 47.2” steel bar) [originator Carl-August Mertz]
performance video

Carl-August Mertz (Germany) – 15 Aug 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video
Marco Buhl (Germany) – 9 Dec 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video

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'LEVIATHAN' BRACED BAR BEND (12mm x 60mm x 120cm, or 0.5” x 2 3/8” x 47.2” steel bar) [originator Carl-August Mertz]
performance video

Carl-August Mertz (Germany) – 4 May 2019 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video

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'BALMUNG' BRACED BAR BEND (10mm x 70mm x 120cm, or 3/8” x 2 3/4” x 47.2” steel bar) [originator Carl-August Mertz]
performance video

Carl-August Mertz (Germany) – 3 June 2019 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video

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'WONDER' BRACED BAR BEND (3/8" x 2" x 30"; metric: 10mm x 50mm x 76,2cm) [originated by Chris "Wonder" Schoeck in the awardwinning documentary "Bending Steel" (2013)]
performance video

Chris "Wonder" Schoeck (USA) - 2011 - USA
Carl-August Mertz (Germany) - 7 Dec 2018 - Germany [S235 steel] (metric bar) video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - 12 Feb 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) video
David Horne (GB) - 10 July 2019 - Stafford, England [S235 steel sent to me by Carl-August Mertz] (metric bar) video

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'DOUBLE TROUBLE' BRACED BAR BEND (Two bars taped together, bent fully into a 'U') [originated by David Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) - Two x 10mm x 12" S275 steel bars taped together, 2 x 120.4k = 240.8k [batch 20/6/19] - 26 Sept 2019 - Zass Day, Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel] (Double wraps) video
David Horne (GB) - Two x 12mm x 19" S275 steel bars taped together, 2 x 115k = 230k [batch 5/4/19] - 26 Sept 2019 - Zass Day, Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel] video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) – Two x 10mm x 12" S275 steel bars taped together, 2 x 120.4k = 240.8k [batch 5/4/19] - 20 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [DHWOG steel] video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) – Two x 12mm x 19" S275 steel bars taped together, 2 x 115k = 230k [batch 5/4/19] - 20 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [DHWOG steel] video

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'TRIPLE TROUBLE' BRACED BAR BEND (Three bars taped together, bent fully into a 'U') [originated by David Horne]

Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Three x 10mm x 17" S275 steel bars taped together, 3 x 80.4k = 241.2k [batch 17/8/19] - 16 Nov, 2019 - Don Larkin memorial, Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel]

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ONE ARM BRACED BAR BEND (16mm x 24", or 16mm x 180k+ rated round steel bar) [originator Carl Ansara]
performance video

Carl Ansara (USA) - 16mm x 24" HRS bar - 5 Aug 2011 - USA [Whilst holding the harmonica in the other hand and playing the blues (very well!)]
David Horne (GB) - 183k [16mm x 24" steel bar, batch 20/12/18 A] - 25 Dec 2018 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel] video

 

Steel Snapping
(all snapped with a single 10" x 4" wrap on each side for protection - unless stated otherwise)

HEADLESS 'GOLIATH' SNAP (12mm x 40mm x 'cut down' steel bar) [originator Reuben Hughes]
performance video

Reuben Hughes (Wales) – ['Headless Goliath' cut down to 40"] snapped in 173min 59sec (over 8 sessions) - 26 Sept 2019 - Zass Day, Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] (metric bar) snap finish video

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'RE-BAR-BARIC' SNAP (Thick Re-Bar snap) [originator David Horne] - (measure Re-Bar inside the ribs)
performance video

David Horne (GB) – 16mm x 48" Re-Bar snapped in 58min 21sec - 1 Nov 2019 - Stafford, England [DHWOG steel] video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) – 16mm x 48" Re-Bar snapped in 9min 17sec - 20 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [DHWOG steel] video

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'THUMBELINA' RE-BAR SNAP (Three 12mm Re-bars: 18" x 12mm, 19" x 12mm & 20" x 12mm in one sitting) [originator Kirill Vankovich] - (measure Re-Bar inside the ribs)
performance video

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - all three snapped in 33min 6sec- 21 Nov 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia video

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12MM 'CERBERUS' CHALLENGE SNAP (Three 12mm x 20" thick bars [Re-Bar, EN3B crs & S275 mild steel] in one sitting) [originator David Horne]
performance video Pt1 Pt2

David Horne (GB) – all three snapped in 44min 24sec - 26 Aug 2019 - Stafford, England [DHWOG steel] video Pt1 video Pt2
Reuben Hughes (Wales) – all three snapped in 26min - 9 Sept 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [DHWOG steel] video
Nick McKinless (England) – all three snapped in 31min 37sec - 26 Sept 2019 - Zass Day, Los Angeles, USA [DHWOG steel] video

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10MM 'CERBERUS' CHALLENGE SNAP (Three 10mm x 15" thick bars [Re-Bar, EN3B crs & S275 mild steel] in one sitting) [originator Elizabeth Horne]
performance video

Elizabeth Horne (England) – all three snapped in 24min 1sec - 26 Sept 2019 - Zass Day, Stafford, England [DHWOG steel] video
Alex Horne (England) – all three snapped in 23min 25sec - 13 Oct 2019 - Sutton Coldfield, England [DHWOG steel]

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20mm 'MONSTER' SNAP (20mm thick steel bar) [originator Reuben Hughes]
performance video

Reuben Hughes (Wales) – 206k [20mm x 48", batch 5/11/18] snapped in 48min 29sec (over 2 sessions) - 11 June 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] part 1 video part 2 video

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3/4" 'MONSTER' SNAP (3/4" [19mm] thick steel bar)

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16mm 'MONSTER' SNAP (16mm thick steel bar) [originator David Horne]
performance video

Reuben Hughes (Wales) – 112k [16mm x 40", batch 13/6/18] snapped in 48min (over 2 sessions) - 10 July 2018 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel] beginning video
Don Cummings (USA) – 111k [16mm x 40", batch 5/11/18] snapped in 90min (over 2 sessions/days) - 25 Dec 2018 - Birmingham, MI, USA [S275 DHWOG steel] photo
David Horne (GB) – 16mm x 40" snapped in 204min (over 8 sessions/days) - 4 May 2019 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel] snap finish video
Nick McKinless (England) – 16mm x 40" snapped in 115min (over 3 sessions/days) - 13 Sept 2019 - Anglesey, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel]
David Horne (GB) – 16mm x 40" snapped in 97min (over 2 sessions/days) - 15 Oct 2019 - Stafford, England [EN3B CRS DHWOG steel] video

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14mm 'MONSTER' SNAP (14mm thick steel bar) [originator David Horne]
performance video

Elizabeth Horne (England) – 76.7k [14mm x 40", batch 5/11/18] snapped in 106min (over 3 sessions/days) - 4 June 2019 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel] snap finish [Female] video
Graeme Cunningham (England) – 76.7k [14mm x 40", batch 5/11/18] snapped in 50min 18sec (over 2 sessions/days) - 28 Sept 2019 - Sandbach, England [S275 DHWOG steel] vid 1 vid 2

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'GIANT-KILLER' SNAP -  (305.8k) 8mm x 7” Grade 8.8 ‘OF’ bolt, (c.266k) Grade 5 bolt (166.3k) & 6” nail taped together  and WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar [equivalent to Red] in one sitting) [originator David Horne]

Reuben Hughes (Wales) - all three snapped in 48min 44sec - 23 June 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [305.8k bolt, 166.3k G5 & 6" nail taped together and 224.8k] video

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'GIANT-BOLT' SNAP -  (305.8k) 8mm x 7” Grade 8.8 ‘OF’ bolt [originator David Horne]

Reuben Hughes (Wales) - snapped in 13min 36sec - 23 June 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales 2nd snap in video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 34min 10sec - 9 July 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia video

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'GIANT-KILLER' COMBO -  Grade 5 bolt (166.3k) & 6” nail taped together (c.266k) [originator David Horne]

Reuben Hughes (Wales) - snapped in 30min 30sec - 23 June 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales 3rd snap in video
David Horne (GB) - snapped in 9min 49sec - 7 Aug 2019 - Stafford, England video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 9min 4sec - 10 Aug 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia video

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'MAN-KILLER' SNAP (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar [equivalent to Red], Grade 8 bolt and Grade 5 bolt in under 20 min) [originator David Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) - all three snapped in 14min 51sec - 9 Apr 2019 - Stafford, England [224.8k, 204.3k G8 & 166.3k G5] video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - all three snapped in 8min 26sec - 13 May 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [224.8k, 204.3k G8 & 166.3k G5] video
Don Cummings (USA) - all three snapped in 7min 38sec - 18 May 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA [IM Red, 204.3k G8 & 166.3k G5] video
Zsolt Hornyak (Hungary) - all three snapped in 10min 22sec - 17 June 2019 - Budapest, Hungary [IM Red, 204.3k G8 & 166.3k G5] video
Elizabeth Horne (England) - all three snapped in 21min 47sec - 22 July 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red, 190.05k G8 & 166.3k G5] IM Red bar sent by Don Cummings. [Female] video

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'MAN-KILLER' SNAP (LYING ON YOUR BACK) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar [equivalent to Red], Grade 8 bolt and Grade 5 bolt in under 20 min) [originator Don Cummings]
performance video

Don Cummings (USA) - all three snapped in 14min 47sec - 29 May 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA [IM Red, 204.3k G8 & 166.3k G5] video
David Horne (GB) - all three snapped in 9min 57sec - 25 June 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red, 190.05k G8 & 166.3k G5] video

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'MAN-KILLER' SNAP (Using only one IronMind cordura wrap as protection) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar [equivalent to Red], Grade 8 bolt and Grade 5 bolt in under 20 min) [originator Kirill Vankovich]

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 11min 54sec - 21 July 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [224.8k, 190.05k G8 & 166.3k G5] video

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SNAPPING A 'GOLD' OR EQUIVALENT (WOG 10mm CRS bar or IM Gold) - [three pairs of 10" x 4" WOG wraps allowed for this feat] [originator Stan Tomajko]
performance video

Stan Tomajko (USA) - snapped in 13min 4sec - ? - USA [IM Gold bar] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 20min 7sec - 6 Oct 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Gold bar] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 16min 43sec - 9 Nov 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Gold bar 2nd batch] video

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT (FEMALE) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard)
performance video

Elizabeth Horne (England) - snapped in 12min 56sec - 12 July 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red bar sent by Don Cummings] [Female] video

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SPEED SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT in under 3 mins (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard)
performance video

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 1min 44sec - 1 Sept 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red bar] video
David Horne (GB) - snapped in 58sec - 17 Sept 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red bar] video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - snapped in 1min 16sec - 21 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [218k DHWOG steel] video

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SNAPPING THE SHORTEST 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT (WOG 8mm CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard)
performance video

David Horne (GB) - 8mm x 5" long snapped in 61min 10sec - 17 Oct 2019 - Stafford, England [209.65k DHWOG steel] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - 8mm x 5" long snapped in 42min - 26 Oct 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red bar] pt 1 end part

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT (LYING ON YOUR BACK) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard)
performance video

Don Cummings (USA) - snapped in 4min 45sec - 25 May 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA [IM Red steel] video
David Horne (GB) - snapped in 7min 53sec - 28 May 2019 - Stafford, England [224.8k DHWOG steel] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 3min 45sec - 11 June 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] video
David Horne (GB) - snapped in 4min 2sec - 25 June 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red steel] video
Alex Ilyushin (Russia) - snapped in 4min 17sec - 1 July 2019 - Ufa, Russia [IM Red steel] video
Bryan Jones (USA) - snapped in 13min 20sec - 26 Sept, 2019 - Zass Day, Bristol, CT, USA [IM Red steel] (BW 67.3k) video

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT (Using only one World of Grip 10" x 4" wrap as protection) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard). [originator Kirill Vankovich]
performance video

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 5min 50sec - 24 Oct 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] video
David Horne (GB) - snapped in 3min 24sec - 30 Oct 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red steel] video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - snapped in 2min 44sec - 22 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [218k DHWOG steel] video
Don Cummings (USA) - snapped in 6min 23sec - 23 Nov 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA [IM Red steel] video

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT (Using only one IronMind cordura wrap as protection) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard). [originator Kirill Vankovich]

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 4min 10sec - 6 July 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] video
Don Cummings (USA) - snapped in 9min 11sec - 5 Aug 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA [FBBC Bastard steel] video

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT (Using only one 2" x 2" x 1/4" leather wrap on each end) (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard). [originator David Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 5min 35sec - 16 Nov, 2019 - Don Larkin memorial, Stafford, England [IM Red steel] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 8min 19sec - 29 Nov 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] video

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT INTO THREE PIECES - [two pairs of 10" x 4" WOG wraps allowed for this feat] (WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard). [originator Kirill Vankovich]

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped into 3 pieces in 30min 37sec - 11 Nov 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] pic

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NECK BRIDGE SNAP (IM Red or equivalent) [originator David Horne]
performance video

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 2min 19sec - 26 Sept, 2019 - Zass Day, St Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] video
David Horne (GB) - snapped in 1min 9sec - 26 Sept, 2019 - Zass Day, Stafford, England [IM Red steel] video

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NECK BRIDGE SNAP (Grade 8 bolt) [originator David Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 1min 3sec - 26 July 2019 - Stafford, England [190.05k G8] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 1min 49sec - 24 Aug 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [190.05k G8] video

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15 x GRADE 5 BOLT SNAP IN A ROW [originator Reuben Hughes]
performance video

Reuben Hughes (Wales) - all 15 snapped in 21min 40sec - 16 Aug 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [166.3k Grade 5] video

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'DOUBLE TROUBLE' SNAP (Two bars taped together and snapped) [originated by Nick McKinless]
performance pic video

Nick McKinless (England) – Two x 12mm x 30" A36 HRS bars taped together snapped in 138min (over 1 session) - 20 Oct 2019 - Los Angeles, USA [A36 HRS steel] pic video
David Horne (GB) - Two x 12mm x 30" S275 steel bars (batch 5/4/19) taped together snapped in 132min (over 2 sessions) - 25 Oct 2019 - Stafford, England video
David Horne (GB) - Two x 10mm x 20" S275 steel bars (batch 17/8/19) taped together snapped in 51min 10sec (over 1 session) - 30 Oct 2019 - Stafford, England video
David Horne (GB) - Two x 8mm x 10" S275 steel bars (batch 20/6/19) taped together snapped in 24min 58sec (over 1 session) - 4 Nov 2019 - Stafford, England pic
David Horne (GB) - Two x 8mm x 9" S275 steel bars (batch 20/6/19) taped together snapped in 35min 58sec (over 1 session) - 10 Nov 2019 - Stafford, England pic
Elizabeth Horne (England) - Two x 8mm x 18" S275 steel bars (batch 20/6/19) taped together snapped in 17min 28sec (over 1 session) - 10 Nov 2019 - Stafford, England
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Two x 8mm x 10" S275 steel bars (batch 20/6/19) taped together snapped in 5min 59sec (over 1 session) - 21 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales video
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - Two x 10mm x 20" S275 steel bars (batch 17/8/19) taped together snapped in 19min 4sec (over 1 session) - 22 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales video

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'QUARTERING' (12mm x 32" steel bar) Snap the bar in half, then snap those 2 pieces into 4 pieces. [originator David Horne]
pic

David Horne (GB) – 12mm x 32" snapped into 4 pieces in 115min (over 3 sessions/days) - 4 Dec 2019 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel - batch 17/8/19, 140k @ 16"] snap finish pic

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'PIECES OF EIGHT' (10mm x 48" steel bar) Snap the bar in half, then snap those 2 pieces into 4, then snap those 4 pieces into 8 pieces. [originator Elizabeth Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) – 10mm x 48" snapped into 8 pieces in 164min (over 2 sessions/days) - 10 June 2019 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel - batch 5/4/19, 120.4k @ 12"] snap finish video
Nick McKinless (England) – 10mm x 48" snapped into 8 pieces in 92min (over 3 sessions/days) - 17 Sept 2019 - Tewkesbury, England [S275 DHWOG steel - batch 5/4/19, 120.4k @ 12"]
David Horne (GB) – 10mm x 48" snapped into 8 pieces in 58min 9sec (over 1 session) - 6 Oct 2019 - Slough, England [EN3B CRS DHWOG steel] pic
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - 10mm x 48" snapped into 8 pieces in 57min 24sec (over 2 sessions) - 9 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [S275 DHWOG steel - batch 20/6/19, 120.4k @ 12"]

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'PIECES OF EIGHT' (8mm x 48" steel bar) Snap the bar in half, then snap those 2 pieces into 4, then snap those 4 pieces into 8 pieces. [originator Elizabeth Horne]
performance video

Elizabeth Horne (England) – 8mm x 48" snapped into 8 pieces in 65min (over 1 session) - 12 June 2019 - Stafford, England [S275 DHWOG steel - batch 11/10/18, 70.1k @ 12"] [Female] snap pic

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'BAG OF 16' (8mm x 64" steel bar) Snap the bar in half, then snap those 2 pieces into 4, then snap those 4 pieces into 8 pieces and then snap those 8 pieces into 16 pieces. [originator David Horne]
performance pic

David Horne (GB) – 8mm x 64" snapped into 16 pieces in 40min 10sec (over 1 session) - 20 Oct 2019 - Sutton Coldfield, England [EN3B CRS DHWOG steel] pic

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ONE ARM BRACED BAR SNAP [originator Kirill Vankovich]
performance video

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped a 12mm x 30" Re-Bar in 20min 47sec - 3 Nov 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia video

 

Crazy Steel Snapping
(Bent with double 10" x 4" wraps [if you wish], then snapped with single wraps on each side for protection)

SNAPPING FOUR X 6MM X 7" BARS TAPED TOGETHER [originator David Horne]

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 72min (over 3 sessions/days) - 10 Sept 2019 - Brynsiencyn, Wales [4 x 61.05k bars] - single wraps only pic
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - snapped in 39min 34sec (over 1 session) - 12 Nov 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [4 x 61.05k bars] video pt 1 pt 2

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SNAPPING TWO X GRADE 5 BOLTS TAPED TOGETHER [originator David Horne]

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 33min 40sec - 22 Aug 2019 - Stafford, England [2 x 166.3k G5 bolts]

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SNAPPING THREE X 6" NAILS TAPED TOGETHER [originator David Horne]

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 13min 30sec - 21 Aug 2019 - Stafford, England [3 x 87.4k 6" nails] - single wraps only video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 18min 6sec - 21 Oct 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [3 x 91.4k 6" nails] video

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SNAPPING A 'RED' OR EQUIVALENT & 6MM x 7" STEEL TAPED TOGETHER  [originator David Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 17min 50sec - 20 Aug 2019 - Stafford, England [IM Red & 61.05k 6mm steel] video

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SNAPPING A GRADE 8 BOLT & A 6" NAIL TAPED TOGETHER [originator David Horne]
performance video

David Horne (GB) - snapped in 12min 20sec - 17 Aug 2019 - Stafford, England [190.05k G8 bolt & 96.18k nail] video
Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - snapped in 11min 1sec - 16 Oct 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [190.05k G8 bolt & 96.18k nail] video

 

Bending and Snapping Combo Feat

'THE STAR' - Bending 5 x IM Gold bars into a star shape, and snapping 5 x IM Red bars for the light rays (or equivalent steel). (Bends with double leather wraps, snaps with single 10" x 4" WOG wraps) [originator Don Cummings] pic

Don Cummings (USA) - completed in around 60min - 2 Oct 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA pic

 

Steel Scrolling

ALEXANDER ZASS 'A' SCROLL (10mm x 25mm x 182.9cm, or 3/8” x 1” x 72” (6 feet) steel bar)
performance video

Alexander Zass (Russia) – c.1926 video (starts at 31 secs)
John McGrath (USA) - ? - AOBS, USA
Reuben Hughes (Wales) - 25 June 2019 - Morfa Nefyn, Wales [HRS bar] - No feet or floor used video

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'RUSSIAN TWIST' (Using WOG 8mm x 7" CRS bar, IM Red or FBBC Bastard). [originator Kirill Vankovich]
video

Kirill Vankovich (Belarus) - performed in 4hour 31min - 25 Nov 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russia [IM Red steel] finish video

 

Steel Bending - unbraced style

BENDING 100 x IRONMIND 'RED' BARS [originators Greg Amidon & Dave Morton]
performance video

Greg Amidon (USA) - 100 bent - 29 Jan 2005 - USA
Dave Morton (USA) - 100 bent - 29 Jan 2005 - USA
Don Cummings (USA) - 102 bent in a little over 2hrs - 27 July 2019 - Birmingham, MI, USA video