Monday, April 2, 2007

Nietzschean Athletics

I referred to Dennis Cieri's 2006 raw 525 lb. bench press at 198 lbs. in my recent article on powerlifting. Here's a new video of the feat. Watch this elite athlete's splendid tenacity in lifting over 250% of his bodyweight.

No bench shirt.

No wrist wraps.

Pure power.

"Where is beauty?" Friedrich Nietzsche once asked. "Where I must will with all my will..."

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