Sebastian Oreb of Australia is a powerlifter and strength coach whose most well known client is likely 2018 World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson. Before Bjornsson announced his official retirement from the sport of strongman following his 10th consecutive Iceland’s Strongest Man competition victory, he deadlifted a world record 501kg/1,104lb. That lift was performed on World’s Ultimate Strongman’s (WUS) “Feats of Strength” series and was broadcast on ESPN.
All this is to say that Oreb not only trains elite athletes, he is capable of lifting with them too. Yesterday,