On Might 2, 2022, Czech strongman Lukáš Pepř shared a video of himself capturing a 193.4-kilogram (426.4-pound) log press in the course of the 2022 LogLift Cup in Kladno, Czech Republic. The log elevate is a brand new Czech Nationwide Document, surpassing Jirko Vytiska’s earlier determine of 180-kilograms (396.8 kilos) by over 13 kilograms.
In response to the Strongman Czech Republic Fb web page, Pepř really broke the Czech log elevate document on his first try of 183.5 kilograms (404.6 kilos). His eventual remaining elevate of 193.4 kilograms (426.4 kilos) merely prolonged the gap between him and the following greatest athlete. The document log press helped give Pepř the general win within the occasion and etched his title within the illustrious document books.
Take a look at Pepř’s document feat, courtesy of his Instagram profile:
Technically, Tomáš Sikora broke Vytiska’s document first by locking out a 181.4-kilogram (399.9-pound) log elevate earlier within the competitors. That signifies that Pepř techincally broke Sikora’s document.
For the record-breaking log elevate, Pepř donned a lifting belt, wrist wraps, and knee sleeves. It may need been extra important contemplating that Pepř gave the impression to be coping with some current illnesses and wanted a major win, per a translated caption of his Instagram put up.
“This was one thing I actually wanted, and the way everybody judges in response to the video was much more,” Pepř wrote. “Log and pressures, usually, I didn’t practice for 3 weeks attributable to excessive tendon ache and tightness within the arms. Hopefully, lately have run out.”
If breaking information in his residence nation is how Pepř comes again from an harm, extra greatness is likely to be in retailer quickly sufficient.
A full video of the 2022 LogLift Cup may be watched beneath — together with Pepř’s Czech log elevate Nationwide Document — by way of the YouTube channel of BeStrong:
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Lukáš Pepř at a Look
Pepř is simply 22-years-old, but he’s increase fairly a stable profile to this stage. The Czech athlete began in skilled energy sports activities as a powerlifter whereas competing within the superheavyweight division (+120-kilograms). He made his powerlifting debut in the course of the 2016 Slovenská Asociása Silového Trojboja (SAST) Majstrovstvá Českej a Slovenskej Republiky v silovom trojboji, the place he got here in first, in response to Open Powerlifting.
As a powerlifter, Pepř certified for the rostrum in every of his 4 profession sanctioned competitions, successful two of them outright whereas ending because the runner-up twice. Most just lately, apart from the 2022 LogLift Cup, he featured in the course of the bench press-only 2020 Federace Ceskeho Silového Trojboje (FCST) Extrifit Cup in each the Teen & Junior and Open divisions — the place he got here in first and second, respectively.
Regardless of the future holds in retailer for Pepř, he’s undoubtedly getting ready to open extra eyes and break extra information every time he steps onto a lifting platform once more.
Featured picture: @lukaspepr on Instagram