Advertising

Strongman Eddie Hall just lifted 1102 pounds off the ground, which is even more badass in kilograms: an even 500. Half a metric ton. This, you'll be relieved to hear, was a world record, which Hall achieved while competing in the World's Strongest Man competition. The Mountain from Game of Thrones went viral for lifting 200 pounds less (although he did once carry a 1400 lb log, but it wasn't on the ground). It's so hard, in fact, that Hall was rupturing blood vessels in his head while everyone else was cheering, and basically faints at the end of his lift—although he looks literally pumped during it: