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Sean Hayes Smashes Silver Greenback Deadlift World Report by Pulling 560 Kilograms (1,235 Kilos)


The Silver Greenback deadlift world file has a brand new king sitting on its throne. On April 2, 2022, Sean Hayes pulled a 560-kilogram (1,235-pound) silver greenback deadlift through the 2022 Strongman Company Canada King & Queen Of The Throne contest. The competitors has a number of occasions, together with, amongst others, a log press, however Hayes solely participated within the “Silver Greenback Deady” occasion.

The Canadian athlete’s mark exceeds Anthony Pernice’s earlier Silver Greenback deadlift file of 550 kilograms (1,212 kilos), set on the 2020 United States Strongman (USS) Farm Sturdy Report Breaker.

Watch Hayes’ record-breaking pull beneath — the place he donned a lifting belt and lifting straps — courtesy of his Instagram profile:

[Related: Strongman Oleksii Novikov is the 2022 Europe’s Strongest Man]

Value Each Greenback 

Whereas the Silver Greenback deadlift shares similarities with its shut, extra conventional cousin, its distinction is evident. Whereas an athlete performs a daily deadlift with a straight barbell (or lure bar), a Silver Greenback deadlift is a partial deadlift — an athlete strikes the load ranging from 18 inches off the ground.

The fashionable nickname for the Silver Greenback deadlift comes from its presentation. Athletes typically stack and encase weight plates hooked up to each ends of a barbell, giving the elevate a singular look. It turns into a partial deadlift due to its beginning place that has the bins elevating the hooked up barbell. 

In keeping with Strongman.org, the Silver Greenback deadlift has deep, differentiating origins. Historic opponents as soon as lifted crates stuffed with precise silver {dollars} on the ends of their barbells. Through the years, high athletes have strived for an identical data and marks, however some deployed completely different weight variations.

For instance, when strongman Tom Magee held the 535-kilogram (1,187.4 kilos) file for over three many years (1983-2017), he crammed his crates with bricks. When Pernice set the earlier file of 539.7 kilograms (1,189.8 kilos), he encased common weight plates in his bins. Notably, utilizing weight plates was additionally Hayes’ setup for his Silver Greenback deadlift. 

A Sturdy Begin

Hayes is a relative newcomer to the skilled strongman scene. Per Strongman Archives, the Canadian-born athlete has competed in two occasions so far. Listed below are his outcomes from the respective competitions:

  • 2021 Official Strongman Video games — Seventh place
  • 2021 Canada’s Strongest Man — Third place

Hayes wrote that he tried to increase the world file additional in his Instagram put up. The strongman had a 3rd Silver Greenback try to make the most of and was bold by capturing for a 589.6-kilogram pull (1,300 kilos). He didn’t full the elevate.

Alas, regardless of the miss, Hayes managed to set himself aside. His file elevate drew reward from maybe the best strongman ever, Žydrūnas “Massive Z” Savickas. Roughly every week after the elevate, Hayes shared a recorded Cameo video message for him, despatched by Savickas. The strongman legend appeared impressed and instructed Hayes, “For the longer term, I want you extra world data.”

Take a look at Savickas’ total message for Hayes beneath:

[Related: Strongman Nick Best Pulls A 755-Pound Deadlift At Age 53, Continues Comeback From Lat Injury]

Notable Consideration

Featured picture: @sirseaningtoniii on Instagram



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