Louis Cyr was in his first strongman competition at the age of 17, when he faced Michaud of Quebec. Et que s'il joue au faire-valoir, avec tous ses défauts, c'est pour mieux placer Louis Cyr sur un piédestal. 19 JANVIER 1892 : au Royal Aquarium de Londres, Louis Cyr bat tous les records existants, devant 5000 personnes. Un bel exploit. mark. les baillargeon . L'acteur y livre une performance magistrale. Quoi de mieux qu’un compte-rendu sur l’ouvrage le plus complet de ce personnage avant de se laisser imprégner de… Cette complicité génère les scènes les plus touchantes du film, mais pêche aussi, parfois, par excès de mélodramatique. One of Cyr’s most-talked about stunts occurred on 10 December 1891 in Montreal. – 131.25lb/59.5kg. From 1894 to 1899 he toured with Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circuses; he later opened a tavern in Montréal. Louis Cyr, le tir de chevaux, par Gérald Aumont, dans Québec-Histoire, vol. W.J. In 1895 in Boston he lifted on his back a platform holding 18 fat men weighing 1967 kg - believed the heaviest weight ever lifted by a man. Several of his weightlifting feats and strongman stunts have been exaggerated over the years but some were documented and are still considered impressive today. With this superb reference, Louis joined the good guys, becoming for several years a genuine police officer. A platform was placed across his back and 18 men got on top of it. Some men are perhaps similar to, but there will never be another Louis Cyr. ( Déconnexion /  Grizzly, to see just what is possible. Et le long métrage de Daniel Roby qui chante ses exploits devrait séduire ici et ailleurs. Dans le développé lent, en trois temps, sans que le poids touche au corps, à deux mains, 157.39 kg (347 livres), de la main droite, 124 kg (273 livres), même poids de la gauche. in this manner. Lowry, Dave Willoughby and George Jowett. Ça, c’était vrai! Pendant sa jeunesse, la famille de Louis Cyr s'installe au Massachusetts. Un homme fort,qui est dans les milieu de l'entraînement depuis 30ans, écoute les histoires de nos hommes forts d'antan avec scepticisme. His height was normally agreed at 5’10 1/2″, although Dr. Dudley A. Sargent, famous Harvard University physical director recorded measuring Louis Cyr in 1895 when Cyr was 32 and weighed 291lb/132kg. Évidemment, le long métrage repose sur les épaules fortes d'Antoine Bertrand. Cyr’s wife, Melina, by contrast, never weighed more than 100 lbs. Cyr’s dumbbells were often so unwieldy that many respectable strongmen were unable to budge them OFF THE FLOOR, let alone lift them over head. In more recent years, Ben Weider wrote and published a similar tome, well worth reading, and highly entertaining, entitled “The Strongest Man in History” detailing much of Cyr’s life and adventures. C'est pourquoi, il a ses réserves par rapport à ce que Louis Cyr et Victor Delamarre auraient accomplis. Examples: he back-lifted a platform holding eighteen men; he lifted 553 pounds off the floor with one finger; he pushed a freight car up an incline. Louis Cyr pouvait soulever du dos 1967 kg (4337 livres). Article écrit spécialement pour la revue de la Fédération des Sociétés d’histoire du Québec et qui nous renseigne surtout sur le tir aux chevaux et le tir de poignet, spécialités de Cyr. Travis, Sandow etc. In 1882 Louis married a petite and attractive girl named Melina (nee Courtois) with Louis obtaining work in the tough and hardy occupation of Lumberjack (in the days before chain saws etc.). plus de controverse a props de Victor . EN APPRENDRE… Montferrand à Louis Cyr : biographies, par Ben Weider et E.-Z. Cette faiblesse permettra à sa femme Mélina Comtois Cyr (Rose-Maïté Erkoreka) de devenir son associée, et au réalisateur de greffer une histoire d'amour au récit. École Louis-Cyr 319, rue Saint-Louis Napierville (Québec) J0J 1L0 Téléphone : 514 380-8899, poste 4762 Télécopieur : 450 245-7373 Courriel : louiscyr@csdgs.qc.ca Coordonnées sur la carte Écrivez-nous MAI 1884 : au Mechanic’s Hall de Montréal, Louis Cyr exécute son premier back-lift officiel en soulevant une plateforme chargée de 15 hommes et pesant au total 2465 livres. Il s’agit de la première rencontre officielle du genre en Amérique. Travis, Sandow etc. On voit mal comment le Jutra de l'interprétation masculine pourrait lui échapper. The Louis-Cyr District of Montreal, Quebec, the Parc-Louis Cyr, and the Places des Hommes-Forts were all established in his memory. Coming from a robust French Canadian family, developing extraordinary strength, when even at a early age. across the deltoids 25.6″/65cm. it being the same bell that had defeated a drove of former strength athletes, was exchanged by it’s owner, 280 lb. Two books entitled, "The Strongest Man In History", and "The Strongest Man That Ever Lived", were based on his life. Libre-Expression, Montréal, 2005, 636 p. Note de l’éditeur de Sport et Société Lors de la rédaction de texte par Jean-Noël Dion, la biographie de Paul Ohl n’était pas encore publiée. En établissant plusieurs records, dont certains n'ont jamais été battus, l'homme fort a remonté le moral de la nation et fait voler en éclat l'image du sous-homme canadien-français, à la fin des années 1800. Ce site web ne représente qu'une partie de mon travail journalistique. without success Eugen Sandow, with a genuinely diamond studded belt to be awarded to the winner, should such an event ever take place. Cyr's family moved to Massachusetts, and as a young man he was a lumberjack in New England before returning to Montréal in 1882 to take a job as a policeman. By co-incidence on his visit to Britain, the top of the pops was a ditty entitled ‘Get Your Hair Cut’…Louis must have taken the hint, as afterwards he always sported short hair. It has to be stressed when you later compare some of Cyr’s feats of strength with his modern equivalent that ALL standards have, and do increase over the years, as much due to psychological as physiological reasons. He died of Bright's disease, perhaps brought on by the amount of food he had to eat to fuel his enormous strength. Un bel exploit. In 1886 Cyr met and defeated Richard Pennell, then Pennell being 40, and Louis just 23. of meat at one meal…a genuine gourmand, increasing weight enormously in his later years. This is a very short-range lift or support. etc, les hormonest et autres agents font plus de dégâts q uatre chose. DOPAGE UFC : CROYEZ-VOUS ANDERSON SILVA ? You cannot compete out of your own century/epoch, nor will we ever know what limits, if any, bind mankind. LES EXPLOITS DE LOUIS CYR ET VICTOR DELAMARRE REMIS EN QUESTION. Ankle 10.3″/26cm and Shoulder width with calipers …. Sachons reconnaître la valeur de l’un des nôtres qui a su amener une tradition : celle de se jouer de la faiblesse. During his most active period, circa 1896, he performed the following:–March 31st did clean and jerk (the clean is a misnomer) of 347 lbs., then a World. Et que vous ressentez un indescriptible sentiment de fierté et d'accomplissement quand il triomphe. Un homme fort,qui est dans les milieu de l’entraînement depuis 30ans, écoute les histoires de nos hommes forts d’antan avec scepticisme. source: Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire, de Paul Ohl), REGISTRE DES PUBLICITÉS ÉLECTORALES FÉDÉRALES. Some authors often credit him with holding out with one arm!!! Louis Cyr . Professional Strongman/Weightlifter. While his father was of average build, it was his mother who possessed the strength genetics. Cyr was very popular in Britain, being feted by celebrities and Royalty alike, including the then Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. Louis Cyr, l’homme le plus fort du monde, par Martin Franklin, Montréal, Your Physique Publishing, 1946, 106 p. Ce travail fut soutenu par Ben Weider, le culturiste. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Twitter. Bien que le souvenir de Louis Cyr commence à s'estomper, il reste, pour plusieurs Québécois, un personnage mythique et une immense source de fierté. He was fêted in London, England, where on 19 January 1889 he lifted in succession a 250 kg weight with one finger, 1860 kg on his back, and 124 kg above his head with one hand. Louis Cyr (baptisé Cyprien-Noé Cyr, à Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville le 10 octobre 1863, et mort le 10 novembre 1912) est un célèbre homme fort canadien-français.Cyr n'a jamais refusé un défi et n'a jamais été défait dans son pays ou à l'étranger. Ces histoires-là que plein de gens croient, c’est très platte pour les athlètes honnêtes qui réalisent des levers et d’autres tours de force avec des charges vérifiables. Le feu dans les yeux, il incarne toute la force de caractère de Cyr qui lui confère son aura légendaire. Even giants are not immortal. After spending some time as a lumberjack, Cyr became a professional strongman, touring all over the United States and Europe. Hence the reason the book was never reprinted. He proudly returned to Canada with one of the marquis of Queensberry's horses after winning a bet that he could hold 2 driving horses to a standstill, one tied to each of his massive arms. La légende de Louis Cyr, de Michel Mougins, Montréal, Beauchemin, 1953, 101 p. Récit adapté pour les enfants et illustré. There was no doubt that Cyr was an unusual man regarding size and measurements, the latter often causing debate. Louis Cyr, l’homme le plus fort du monde, de Ben Weider, adaptation de Stefan Chripounoff, Montréal, Beauchemin, 1958, 172 p. – (Collection Santé, beauté, force) ; réédition à Montréal, VLB, 1976, 173 p.; troisième édition revue et corrigée, préface de Victor Lévy-Beaulieu, Outremont, Quebecor, 1993, 175 p. Biographie la plus exhaustive de Cyr, racontant assez fidèlement son enfance et sa carrière, illustrée de plusieurs photographies rares. Louis Cyr (pronounced seer) was born on October 11th 1863 in St. Cyprien, near Montreal, Quebec, Canada. « (Victor Delamarre) était fort…pour endormir le monde » – l’homme fort Dominic Bérubé. 17 MARS 1886 : à la Salle Jacques-Cartier de Québec, Louis Cyr a le dessus sur David Michaud (un soldat de la Citadelle de Québec) pour le titre de l’Homme le plus fort du Canada. Accounts of the day recall how Cyr disarmed and subdued the combatants and then made a citizens arrest, almost Charles Bronson style, although not as permanent, carrying both miscreants, one under each arm to the local cop shop. Prudent with his earnings. Même s'il n'est pas spécialement grand, son poids oscille jusqu'à 165 kg et il possède une force herculéenne. W. J. Lowry once wrote ‘Credit may have been given to certain people in the past by writers whose integrity is doubtless beyond reproach, but nevertheless possibly allowed their enthusiasm to sway their sense of responsibility towards registrars of history.’ What is interesting is to compare some of the measurements of todays behemoths in the Worlds Strongest Man Contest, e.g. The young man defeated the reigning Canadian strongman by lifting a granite boulder weighing over 400 pounds. In the folds of his long hair he would tie three fifty pound weights, one on each side, and one in the center, with the three weights dangling from his scalp, he would also spin around, swirling the weights around his head. Moi aussi je peux faire un « clean and press » à 3 plates avec du styrofoam! Most of Cyr’s lifts were inhibited due to being made WITHOUT COMPETITION, and on crude apparatus, in most, if not all cases by his sheer strength, certainly no technique, and limited motivation. Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire. Louis Cyr, une épopée légendaire. The above details were just one set of figures relating to Cyr’s size, others being recorded by Willoughby when for example Cyr was 47 years old (in 1910) gave him calf 23″, neck 22 3/4″, Biceps 21 1/2″. Daniel Roby a évité l'esbroufe formelle pour se concentrer sur le récit, qui n'a pas besoin qu'on en rajoute une couche. Louis Cyr est le champion tant attendu au cinéma québécois. He was matched in a contest against Michaud of Quebec, who was recognized as Canada’s strongest man of the time, the results being that Cyr beat him, the tests being the lifting of heavy stones, Cyr winning the match by hoisting a granite boulder weighing 480 lbs./ 217.7 kg. When it counted in HIS TIME, Cyr was without doubt a champion, and an honest one to boot. Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). Willoughby rated Cyr on a par with earlier heavyweight Karl Swoboda, Horace Barre and latter day giants Paul Anderson and presser supreme Doug Hepburn. Plein de gens pensent que faire un développé avec 300 livres, y rien là, on voit ça souvent sur YouTube. He was fêted in London, England, where on 19 January 1889 he lifted in succession a 250 kg weight with one finger, 1860 kg on his back, and 124 kg above his head with one hand. Using his legs and arms he supported a total of 4337 lbs. Many years later Doc Aumont, son-in-law of Louis, loaned Cyr’s famous dumbbell to the Weider’s Your Physique office in Montreal for a month, during which time over 500 people tried and failed to lift the weight. Traveling extensively throughout the UK he also visited Scotland, raising and carrying for a distance one of the famed Dinnie stones. He won the "weight-lifting" championship of North America in 1885 and the "world championship" in 1892. Au cours de ses nombreuses tournées, le « Samson canadien », comme on le surnommait à l’époque, éblouissait les foules en y allant de plusieurs tours de force spectaculaires. On May 7th and 8th 1896, he performed a crucifix with 97.25lb/44kg in his right hand, and 88lb/40kg in his left. Je mettrais d’ailleurs les fakeux au défi de venir chez moi pour essayer un développé strict avec une VRAIE barre à 205 lbs. Sargent listed Cyr’s height as just 5’8 1/2″. police chief Joseph Moquin of Quebec (who could and did bent press the weight) for a modern set of York weights, thus it came into the possession of the late Bob Hoffman and Mike Dietz. Recevez du contenu exclusif en vous abonnant par courriel ! Louis Cyr’s exploits had been well publicized in the ‘Pink UN’ (the paper was actually pink, although the contents were often ‘Blue’) Or Police Gazette published by Richard K. Fox, the famed proprietor and promoter of other strength athletes, e.g. Up to 6 lbs. On December 1st 1891 at Sohmer Park in Montreal, before some 10,000 people Cyr resisted the pull of four draught horses, two each side, pulling away at his clenched hands, regardless of grooms cracking their whips to encourage the horses to pull harder and strain their haunches. Grateful acknowledgments to Ben Weider and his fine book ‘The Strongest Man in History’ also to the late W.J. À une époque où les tours de force sont un spectacle très couru, Cyr devient une légende. Elle interprète avec un naturel fou cette femme moderne bien avant la lettre. The years began to take their toll, and by 1904 Louis’ health began to fail, also helped by the excessive eating and inactivity…he then weighed in the region of 400 lbs., he slimmed as best he could for his last contest of strength with Hector De Carrie, with Louis retaining his title, retiring unvanquished. (An early Sergio Oliva). Entrez vos coordonnées ci-dessous ou cliquez sur une icône pour vous connecter: Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte WordPress.com. LOUIS-CYR, L’HOMME LE PLUS FORT DU MONDE . In days when feats of strongmen aroused intense interest, Cyr became a legend. Lowry O.B.E., Thomas Inch (in “Strong Man I Have Known”) and the painstaking analytical essays of the late David Willoughby. It was on this historical occasion, on January 19th 1892 that Cyr pressed the pre-mentioned 273.75 lb. Et ce ne sont là que quelques exploits. This exploit nearly killed the man. Vous savez qu'un film est réussi quand vous forcez avec le héros. One of his most famous feats was the back lift. Et il est demeuré invaincu. DOMINIC BÉRUBÉ : UN HOMME FORT INSPIRANT ! Louis Cyr dans les pattes de McSohmer, textes et dessins de Yves Poissant, Montréal, Éditions Baloune/Intrinsèque, 1978, 64 p. Bande dessinée humoristique sur la vie de Cyr, de l’enfance jusqu¹à ses difficultés avec McSohmer. Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). Consisting of 18 ‘Bulky’ men. According to “Strength and Health” magazine, Hoffman, after several attempts was able to bent press it, as did the much lighter 150 lb. dumbbell. bench press, and almost regular heavy weights now squatting with near or over 1000 lbs. He also dumbbell pressed 162lbs. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Facebook. Through no fault of his own, many of Cyr’s lifts, like his measurements have been exaggerated of misquoted especially his celebrated back lift done in Boston, of 18 men on a platform, usually generously estimated at 4,300 lbs., which allowing for a very heavy platform of say 500 lbs., meant that each man on average weighed 211 lbs., hardly likely…but again I emphasize, if given more motivation and competition, Cyr was certainly capable of lifting nearer the 5,000 lb. Parce qu'il allie la grandeur des exploits sportifs du héros plus grand que nature à l'intimité d'une formidable histoire d'amour, sans coup férir. 5 DÉCEMBRE 1890 : dans les bureaux du National Police Gazette de New York, Louis Cyr soulève 484 livres d’un seul doigt, ce qui est l’équivalent d’un ours noir d’âge mature. Louis Cyr is widely considered to be the strongest man in history. Who could foresee Ted Arcidi’s 700 lb. At the height of his career, Cyr stood only 5’10” tall but he weighed over 300 pounds and had a 60″ chest when it was expanded (55.2″ normally). The strongest man in history : Louis Cyr, ” amazing Canadian “, Ben Weider, Vancouver, Mitchell Press, 1976, XII, 104 p. Mémoires de l’homme le plus fort du monde, par Louis Cyr, préface de Ben Weider, illustrations intérieures, François Rivard, Montréal-Nord, VLB, 1980, 277 p. Fortia nominat : Louis Cyr, l’homme le plus fort du monde : théâtre, par Bryan Perro, Shawinigan, Glanures Impression, 1997, 122 p. Pièce de théâtre créée à l’été 1997. With Antoine Bertrand, Guillaume Cyr, Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, Gilbert Sicotte. Four horses were tied to his arms (two on each side) and, while the grooms whipped and urged the horses to pull, Cyr managed to restrain all of them. Placing a number of men upon a heavy platform resting across two trestles, Louis ducked beneath the platform, placed his back below the center, and raised both the contraption and the passengers clear off the trestles. Cyr was also credited with side pressing 273.75lb/124kg with ONE ARM (the right) …a lift witnessed by Britain’s great champion Tom Pevier, who described it more like a ‘Jerk Press.’ The dumbbell, a huge thick handled one, was lifted to the shoulders with two hands, before the single handed overhead move. Il travaille comme bûcheron en Nouvelle-Angleterre avant de revenir à Montréal en 1882 pour devenir policier. With little reward at this early foray into professional weightlifting, Louis was forced to seek other employment, fate taking a hand in his decision when he apparently stepped into, and broke up, by sheer physical force, a dangerous knife fight. Fox offered a side bet of $5,000 to anyone who could beat Cyr at any of his strength feats. Promoted by Fox, Louis went on tour circa 1885 – 1891 beating amongst others Sebastian Miller, Bienkowski or Cyclops who could genuinely bend coins, August Johnson and Richard Pennell, plus continually challenging …. To search further, one has to look at contemporary journals such as “Police Gazette”, Health and “Strength” and later “Superman” and “Iron Man”, especially the works of W.J. Lowry once said “History of any subject is seldom indisputable. Cyprien Noé Cyr, dit Louis Cyr, voit le jour le 10 octobre 1863 à Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville. In January 1892 Cyr embarked in England with partner Horace Barre, resulting in arousing much interest and curiosity at his London debut at the Royal Aquarium, with 5,000 people packing the theater to watch Cyr’s act and witness his open challenge to the wide world of strongmen, many celebrities of which were in the audience, with a side wager of £1,000…a lot of filthy lucre in those bygone days. It never did. EN APPRENDRE PLUS SUR DOMINIC BÉRUBÉ -cliquez ici, louis cyr sest une chose . Regrettably David Willoughby never lived to see some of today’s behemoths or powerlifters, far beyond any of Dave’s predictions or limits based on scientific calculations. Sullivan by the way was known as The Boston Strong Boy and was VERY powerful, but not in Cyr’s class) Cyr, happy in his own environment beat all comers when challenged to perform. Cyr's family moved to Massachusetts, and as a young man he was a lumberjack in New England before returning to Montréal in 1882 to take a job as a policeman. Louis Cyr (baptisé Cyprien-Noé Cyr, à Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville le 10 octobre 1863, et mort le 10 novembre 1912) est un célèbre homme fort canadien-français.Cyr n'a jamais refusé un défi et n'a jamais été défait dans son pays ou à l'étranger. Le sujet était casse-gueule. Directed by Daniel Roby. I am positive that he could have done much more if pressed. Très actif dans le milieu culturel maskoutain, il est l’auteur de plusieurs monographies de paroisses et a publié, en 2002, la correspondance de Laure Conan aux Édtions Varia. L'homme a tout de même un talon d'Achille qui le rend humain : son analphabétisme. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Pour savoir si vous possédez des ancêtres communs, consultez sa … Louis Cyr’s exploits had been well publicized in the ‘Pink UN’ (the paper was actually pink, although the contents were often ‘Blue’) Or Police Gazette published by Richard K. Fox, the famed proprietor and promoter of other strength athletes, e.g. A champion is one who is tops in HIS OR HER TIME ALONE! (Cyr was well acquainted with the famous John F. Sullivan, being one of the few to defy Sullivan’s commands to drink when he drank. Il est consacré l’Homme le plus fort du monde par le London Sporting Life, le London Times, le National Police Gazette et la presse nord-américaine. In 1888 on October 1st at Berthierville, Quebec, he lifted 3,536lb/1, 604kg of pig iron for his first record in the back lift. Il soulevait à quelques pouces de terre 860.45 kg (1897 livres) à deux mains, 447,70 kg (987 livres) d’une seule main et 250,8 kg (553 livres) d’un seul doigt. Biopic of Louis Cyr, strongest man in the world at the end of the 19th Century. Louis Cyr (11 October 1863 – 10 November 1912) was a famous French Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Whilst Louis’ father was of average proportions, his mother was almost Amazonian, recorded as weighing 265 lbs. (Anderson of course is renown for lifting 6,270 lbs.). Cyr did a one handed deadlift with a dumbbell weighing 525lb/238kg, made harder by the fact that the bar was 1.5 inches thick. Oct 12, 2018 - Explore Trina Radske-Suchan's board "Louis Cyr" on Pinterest. OHL, Paul. Louis started his strong man career at the age of 17, after some publicity came about due to an incident when the young Louis was reported to have lifted a farmers heavily laden wagon out of the mire in which it had become stuck. © Sport et Société 2020 - L'histoire s'écrit au présent. Les hommes forts du Québec, de Jos. Louis Cyr was a large man. Sandow was an astute showman, but no fool, and avoided any such challenges throughout his esteemed career after early mistakes, like the time when he was beaten by McCann. Nous terminons cette liste en affirmant ici qu’il s’agit du travail le plus étoffé sur Louis Cyr. Lifted via one hand, style not specified, but most suspect using hand and thigh method, 987lb/447kg. L’hercule canadien a inspiré également bon nombre d’écrits. The strongest man that ever lived, de George F. Jawett, Philadelphia, Milo Publishing Co, 1927, 195 p. Ouvrage rédigé en anglais et qui donne beaucoup de détails sur ses compétitions. L'histoire est narrée par Horace Barré (Guillaume Cyr), l'ami et homme de confiance. Louis Cyr est né vers 1685 mais il n'y a aucune certitude sur son lieu de naissance. Louis left the Police Force and purchased a tavern/restaurant in St. Gunegonda, where he also featured a gymnasium which like many such places in its day became a Mecca for strength athletes and fighters. Jean-Noël Dion (1956-2006) fut directeur-archiviste du Centre d’histoire de Saint-Hyacinthe. Other measurements, most on the conservative side as compared to other biographers, were Neck – 20″/50.8cm, Biceps – 20″/51.5cm, Forearms – 16.3″/41.4cm, Wrists – 8.2″/20.8cm, Chest (normal) – 55.2″/140.2cm, Chest expanded – 60″/152.4cm, Waist – 47.4″/120.4cm, Hips – 48.1″/122cm, Thighs – 28.5″/72.4cm, Knees – 17″, and Calves – 19.3″/49cm, far short of the quoted 28″, but perhaps a possible 23″ later when of higher bodyweight. Il décède d’une néphrite le 10 novembre 1912 à Montréal. for 36 reps, did a genuine ONE FINGER lift, first with 552 lbs. Parce qu'il allie la grandeur des exploits sportifs du héros plus grand que nature à l'intimité d'une formidable histoire d'amour, sans coup férir. « (Victor Delamarre) était fort...pour endormir le monde » - l'homme fort Dominic Bérubé. Un exploit qui reste inégalé à ce jour. Reputable witness Oscar Mathes said the lift was closer to a straight legged press. ( Déconnexion /  plus again, using hand and thigh, 1897.25lb/860.5kg. chest normal 59 1/2″ and thighs 33″ with other parts to match the increase in weight, being at the time a heavier 365 lbs. et oubliez pas les autres . Louis Cyr, ‘The Strongest Man Who Ever Lived,’ died on November 10th 1912, in Montreal, of chronic nephritis, being interred at St. Jean de Martha. Louis Cyr was born Cyprien Noé Cyr on October 11, 1863 in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Montérégie. She was, to put it mildly, pretty bloody gargantuan, weighing … Le long métrage repose sur les épaules fortes d'Antoine Bertrand, qui y incarne magistralement Louis Cyr. Fox offered a side bet of $5,000 to anyone who could beat Cyr at any of his strength feats. His impressive feats include; lifting 500 pounds with only one little finger, lifting up a full grown male horse, lifting a platform holding 18 men, and doing a back lift of 6,678 pounds! MAI 1884 : au Mechanic’s Hall de Montréal, Louis Cyr exécute son premier back-lift officiel en soulevant une platefo... /homepage 4°c D’abord, la plupart de ceux qui publient un développé à 315 ou 295 font en fait un « push press » (parfois la charge est honnête, mais d’autres fois, on utilise des « fake plates »). Nous terminons cette liste en affirmant ici qu’il s’agit du travail le plus étoffé sur Louis Cyr. His recorded feats, including lifting 500 pounds (227 kg) (1/4 ton) with one finger and backlifting 4,337 pounds (1,967 kg)(2.1 tons), show Cyr to be, according to former International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness chairman Ben Weider, the strongest man ever to have lived. Dans ce deuxième article sur Louis Cyr, il est question des records de Louis Cyr de même que les ouvrages inspirés par cet homme fort. Sig Klein, John Grimek later also bent pressed it, for I believe half a dozen times or so one afternoon, when the weight was increased to 269.5 lbs., by adding, as it happened, the lead type from Mark Berrys’ classic tome Physical Training Simplified. Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. MAI 1883 : À Lowell, au Massachusetts, Louis Cyr, âgé de 19 ans, impressionne des centaines de personnes en soulevant de terre jusqu’aux épaules une pierre pesée officiellement à 514 livres. Acteurs : Antoine Bertrand, Guillaume Cyr, Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, Gilbert Sicotte, Salles : Alouette (St-Raymond), Beauport, Ciné-parc St-Nicolas, Clap, Des Chutes (Saint-Nicolas), Lido (Lévis), Ste-Foy, On aime : les splendides extérieurs, l'équilibre de la réalisation. Victor s en est une autre . Louis Cyr équivalait bon nombre d’hommes forts d’aujourd’hui. C’est pourquoi, il a ses réserves par rapport à ce que Louis Cyr et Victor Delamarre auraient accomplis. Louis Cyr dans Athlètes canadiens-français, par Edmond-Zothique Massicotte, Montréal, Beauchemin, v.1910, repris dans ” Scènes de mœurs électorales “, de A.-D. De Celles, en 1919, chez le même éditeur. Le fait est qu’y a pas tant de gars que ça qui peuvent faire un vrai beau « clean and press » à 250 lbs ou plus… et ceux qui finissent par y parvenir se font dire « ouin pis bof, Louis Cyr levait 273 d’un seul bras ». Louis Cyr was a French Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There was no formal sport of weightlifting; competitions were held as challenge matches, and at these he was never defeated. Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). Returning to the U.S.A. on May 27th, he did his best back lift in Boston, with over 4,000 lbs. Louis Cyr est un drame biographique dans sa forme la plus classique, tant sur le plan visuel que narratif. L’an passé, à Waterloo, j’ai vu Tim Côté développer strict un axle de 280 pour ses deux premières répétitions. Un exploit qui reste inégalé à ce jour. Louis Cyr est le champion tant attendu au cinéma québécois. Let us forget about comparisons between strength athletes in widely different eras. Changer ). Libre Expression, Montréal, 2005, 632 p. Le 12 juillet 2013 marquera la sortie du film québécois Louis Cyr, dans lequel le comédien Antoine Bertrand interprétera le célèbre homme fort. Ben Weider who was privileged to family archives was even more generous giving arm size 24″/61cm, forearms 19″/48.2cm, and calves, the disputed 28″/71cm, following a similar line to Jowett. The title is not mine, it was first coined by pioneer George F. Jowett, famed trainer by mail, who wrote much on legends of strength, including a prized collectors item of the above title. Pour le développé à l’épaule, ras tendus, à la verticale, d’une seule main 73.7 kg (162 livres), 36 fois de suite. ( Déconnexion /  Weight on this occasion was estimated at 3,635 lbs. Trois-Pistoles Impression, 1999, 323 p. Paul Ohl. Il livre un Louis Cyr humain - vaniteux, ambitieux et orgueilleux - tout en montrant à quel point il a marqué l'imaginaire des Canadiens français et est devenu la source de fierté d'une nation fragile.