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. Et que s'il joue au faire-valoir, avec tous ses défauts, c'est pour mieux placer Louis Cyr sur un piédestal. « (Victor Delamarre) était fort...pour endormir le monde » - l'homme fort Dominic Bérubé. 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. 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. 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. Nous terminons cette liste en affirmant ici qu’il s’agit du travail le plus étoffé sur Louis Cyr. Le long métrage repose sur les épaules fortes d'Antoine Bertrand, qui y incarne magistralement Louis Cyr. Le moment d'après, c'est toute la tendresse qu'il éprouve pour ses proches et sa bonhomie que l'acteur incarne. 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. Moi aussi je peux faire un « clean and press » à 3 plates avec du styrofoam! Louis Cyr est un drame biographique dans sa forme la plus classique, tant sur le plan visuel que narratif. 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. Louis Cyr was in his first strongman competition at the age of 17, when he faced Michaud of Quebec. 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. Il s’agit de la première rencontre officielle du genre en Amérique. – 131.25lb/59.5kg. During that time he established himself as the strongest man in the world. When it counted in HIS TIME, Cyr was without doubt a champion, and an honest one to boot. Je couvre d'autres sujets pour divers médias. 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. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Combattons l'ignorance par l'information sans propos ternes. Coming from a robust French Canadian family, developing extraordinary strength, when even at a early age. 1, nos 5-6, mai-juin-juillet 1972, p. 87-90. Trois-Pistoles Impression, 1999, 323 p. Paul Ohl. DOPAGE UFC : CROYEZ-VOUS ANDERSON SILVA ? 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. 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. Louis Cyr, le tir de chevaux, par Gérald Aumont, dans Québec-Histoire, vol. Returning to the U.S.A. on May 27th, he did his best back lift in Boston, with over 4,000 lbs. Le réalisateur (. LOUIS-CYR, L’HOMME LE PLUS FORT DU MONDE . 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.). Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire. across the deltoids 25.6″/65cm. Ouvrage biographique sur les colosses québécois et dont la troisième partie est consacrée à Cyr. 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. 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. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Facebook. 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. EN APPRENDRE PLUS SUR DOMINIC BÉRUBÉ -cliquez ici, louis cyr sest une chose . estimated. 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. 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. Daniel Roby a évité l'esbroufe formelle pour se concentrer sur le récit, qui n'a pas besoin qu'on en rajoute une couche. Using his legs and arms he supported a total of 4337 lbs. Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. ( Déconnexion /  Prudent with his earnings. L’hercule canadien a inspiré également bon nombre d’écrits. Et il est demeuré invaincu. A champion is one who is tops in HIS OR HER TIME ALONE! 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. 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. Quoi de mieux qu’un compte-rendu sur l’ouvrage le plus complet de ce personnage avant de se laisser imprégner de… Entrez vos coordonnées ci-dessous ou cliquez sur une icône pour vous connecter: Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte WordPress.com. Outre ses Mémoires que Cyr dicte aux journalistes Septime Laferrière et Albéric Bourgeois de La Presse en 1908, et qui ont été publiées récemment, quelques ouvrages ont été rédigés : certains à caractère biographique, d’autres s’attardant davantage à rappeler ses tours de force. Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, véritable révélation du film, est lumineuse. 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. LE DOPAGE DE LUCIAN BUTE : ENTREVUE DU GUERRIER MODERNE À RADIO X 98.1FM, KEVIN BIZIER DÉMOLI RAPIDEMENT PAR KELL BROOK, FINALE KICKBOXING AISUDAN: COMBAT DES FEMMES, VIC THÉRIAULT : L’HOMME DERRIÈRE LE RETOUR DU KICKBOXING. Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire. Même s'il n'est pas spécialement grand, son poids oscille jusqu'à 165 kg et il possède une force herculéenne. Soon proving his immense strength, he was urged by friends to enter the exciting, albeit highly precarious world of professional strong men, lifting mainly crude solid or shot filled weights. ( Déconnexion /  Pendant sa jeunesse, la famille de Louis Cyr s'installe au Massachusetts. Great homage was paid by all of Canada with immense crowds attending the funeral, floral tributes coming from all over the World. Sargent listed Cyr’s height as just 5’8 1/2″. (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. Up to 6 lbs. Nous terminons cette liste en affirmant ici qu’il s’agit du travail le plus étoffé sur Louis Cyr. It never did. Évidemment, le long métrage repose sur les épaules fortes d'Antoine Bertrand. at 6′ 1″. 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. Some authors often credit him with holding out with one arm!!! Recevez du contenu exclusif en vous abonnant par courriel ! 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. Les records C’est pourquoi, il a ses réserves par rapport à ce que Louis Cyr et Victor Delamarre auraient accomplis. Massicotte, Trois-Pistoles, Ed. 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. Let us forget about comparisons between strength athletes in widely different eras. 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. 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. L'admiration de sa femme est une des raisons qui permettaient à Cyr de se défoncer et de battre ses adversaires à plate couture. Directed by Daniel Roby. Fox offered a side bet of $5,000 to anyone who could beat Cyr at any of his strength feats. 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. Pour savoir si vous possédez des ancêtres communs, consultez sa … 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. et oubliez pas les autres . 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″. 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. Lifted via one hand, style not specified, but most suspect using hand and thigh method, 987lb/447kg. Louis Cyr est né vers 1685 mais il n'y a aucune certitude sur son lieu de naissance. 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 ». The Louis-Cyr District of Montreal, Quebec, the Parc-Louis Cyr, and the Places des Hommes-Forts were all established in his memory. etc, les hormonest et autres agents font plus de dégâts q uatre chose. Cyr was very popular in Britain, being feted by celebrities and Royalty alike, including the then Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. 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. Il décède d’une néphrite le 10 novembre 1912 à Montréal. L'histoire est narrée par Horace Barré (Guillaume Cyr), l'ami et homme de confiance. Je mettrais d’ailleurs les fakeux au défi de venir chez moi pour essayer un développé strict avec une VRAIE barre à 205 lbs. 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. 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. Professional Strongman/Weightlifter. in this manner. Willoughby rated Cyr on a par with earlier heavyweight Karl Swoboda, Horace Barre and latter day giants Paul Anderson and presser supreme Doug Hepburn. Louis Cyr was a French Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Pour le développé à l’épaule, ras tendus, à la verticale, d’une seule main 73.7 kg (162 livres), 36 fois de suite. 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. 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. Louis Cyr est le champion tant attendu au cinéma québécois. Lowry, Dave Willoughby and George Jowett. 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. Lors de la rédaction de texte par Jean-Noël Dion, la biographie de Paul Ohl n’était pas encore publiée. plus de controverse a props de Victor . 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. Le 27 mai 1895, il accomplit son plus grand exploit : supporter 1967 kg sur son dos. EN APPRENDRE… Travis, Sandow etc. Un exploit qui reste inégalé à ce jour. 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. 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. bench press, and almost regular heavy weights now squatting with near or over 1000 lbs. This exploit nearly killed the man. Et le long métrage de Daniel Roby qui chante ses exploits devrait séduire ici et ailleurs. 19 JANVIER 1892 : au Royal Aquarium de Londres, Louis Cyr bat tous les records existants, devant 5000 personnes. Louis Cyr (pronounced seer) was born on October 11th 1863 in St. Cyprien, near Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Twitter. © Sport et Société 2020 - L'histoire s'écrit au présent. Louis Cyr équivalait bon nombre d’hommes forts d’aujourd’hui. 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. Several of his weightlifting feats and strongman stunts have been exaggerated over the years but some were documented and are still considered impressive today. He also dumbbell pressed 162lbs. From 1894 to 1899 he toured with Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circuses; he later opened a tavern in Montréal. of meat at one meal…a genuine gourmand, increasing weight enormously in his later years. 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. Et ce ne sont là que quelques exploits. Lowry once said “History of any subject is seldom indisputable. You cannot compete out of your own century/epoch, nor will we ever know what limits, if any, bind mankind. Louis Cyr was a large man. There was no formal sport of weightlifting; competitions were held as challenge matches, and at these he was never defeated. Le feu dans les yeux, il incarne toute la force de caractère de Cyr qui lui confère son aura légendaire. 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. 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. 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. MAI 1884 : au Mechanic’s Hall de Montréal, Louis Cyr exécute son premier back-lift officiel en soulevant une platefo... /homepage 4°c 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. His lightest bodyweight was when he competed against August Johnson, then just 270 lbs., although his normal contest condition was nearer 320 lbs. Jean-Noël Dion (1956-2006) fut directeur-archiviste du Centre d’histoire de Saint-Hyacinthe. Louis Cyr pouvait soulever du dos 1967 kg (4337 livres). It was on this historical occasion, on January 19th 1892 that Cyr pressed the pre-mentioned 273.75 lb. Avertissez-moi par e-mail des nouveaux commentaires. L’an passé, à Waterloo, j’ai vu Tim Côté développer strict un axle de 280 pour ses deux premières répétitions. Un bel exploit. He died of Bright's disease, perhaps brought on by the amount of food he had to eat to fuel his enormous strength. 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. 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. Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). She was, to put it mildly, pretty bloody gargantuan, weighing … A platform was placed across his back and 18 men got on top of it. ( Déconnexion /  Libre-Expression, Montréal, 2005, 636 p. Note de l’éditeur de Sport et Société (An early Sergio Oliva). 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. 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. Grizzly, to see just what is possible. DOMINIC BÉRUBÉ : UN HOMME FORT INSPIRANT ! On May 7th and 8th 1896, he performed a crucifix with 97.25lb/44kg in his right hand, and 88lb/40kg in his left. Louis Cyr est le champion tant attendu au cinéma québécois. She in turn had a father of 6′ 4″ and 260 lbs., thus there were the genetics already established ensuring that the young Louis would develop into a pre-ordained Hercules. Biopic of Louis Cyr, strongest man in the world at the end of the 19th Century. On voit mal comment le Jutra de l'interprétation masculine pourrait lui échapper. Ce site web ne représente qu'une partie de mon travail journalistique. In 1886 Cyr met and defeated Richard Pennell, then Pennell being 40, and Louis just 23. 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. Louis Cyr was born Cyprien Noé Cyr on October 11, 1863 in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Montérégie. UN ANCIEN CHAMPION DÉLUSIONNEL VEUT AFFRONTER KOVALEV, JEAN PASCAL & L’APRÈS KOVALEV : CHRONIQUE À RADIO X. In fact, an upcoming French movie is being made of his exploits. Le sujet était casse-gueule. 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. Le spectateur sait bien qu'il va enjoliver l'histoire (la fiction prend d'ailleurs des libertés avec la réalité pour dramatiser). Reputable witness Oscar Mathes said the lift was closer to a straight legged press. Ça, c’était vrai! ( Déconnexion /  L'acteur y livre une performance magistrale. 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. 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. Traveling extensively throughout the UK he also visited Scotland, raising and carrying for a distance one of the famed Dinnie stones. 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, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). Weight on this occasion was estimated at 3,635 lbs. Il travaille comme bûcheron en Nouvelle-Angleterre avant de revenir à Montréal en 1882 pour devenir policier. Most of his feats were public demonstrations that drew great crowds, including royalty. for 36 reps, did a genuine ONE FINGER lift, first with 552 lbs. There was no doubt that Cyr was an unusual man regarding size and measurements, the latter often causing debate. Et que vous ressentez un indescriptible sentiment de fierté et d'accomplissement quand il triomphe. 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. 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. One of his most famous feats was the back lift. 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. C'est pourquoi, il a ses réserves par rapport à ce que Louis Cyr et Victor Delamarre auraient accomplis. les baillargeon . 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. He won the "weight-lifting" championship of North America in 1885 and the "world championship" in 1892. 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. Les hommes forts du Québec, de Jos. Un homme fort,qui est dans les milieu de l’entraînement depuis 30ans, écoute les histoires de nos hommes forts d’antan avec scepticisme. Avertissez-moi par e-mail des nouveaux articles. 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 …. 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. Hence the reason the book was never reprinted. mark. Vous savez qu'un film est réussi quand vous forcez avec le héros. 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. Elle interprète avec un naturel fou cette femme moderne bien avant la lettre. À une époque où les tours de force sont un spectacle très couru, Cyr devient une légende. Cyr was a big man in all ways, both heart and size, being a great trencherman, eating more than four normal men. W.J. Louis Cyr, une épopée légendaire. With this superb reference, Louis joined the good guys, becoming for several years a genuine police officer. Oct 12, 2018 - Explore Trina Radske-Suchan's board "Louis Cyr" on Pinterest. 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. For years Louis pictured himself as a modern Biblical Samson with tresses to match. OHL, Paul. 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. While his father was of average build, it was his mother who possessed the strength genetics. 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. After spending some time as a lumberjack, Cyr became a professional strongman, touring all over the United States and Europe. and the next day made it 553lb/280.8kg. 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. With Antoine Bertrand, Guillaume Cyr, Rose-Maïté Erkoreka, Gilbert Sicotte. See more ideas about Louis, Strongman, World's strongest man. plus again, using hand and thigh, 1897.25lb/860.5kg. 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. 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. Un bel exploit. Alors qu'il aurait été facile de tomber dans la caricature ou dans le panégyrique, Daniel Roby a su éviter les deux pièges. without success Eugen Sandow, with a genuinely diamond studded belt to be awarded to the winner, should such an event ever take place. Louis Cyr . Consisting of 18 ‘Bulky’ men. One of Cyr’s most-talked about stunts occurred on 10 December 1891 in Montreal. 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. 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! I am positive that he could have done much more if pressed. Un homme fort,qui est dans les milieu de l'entraînement depuis 30ans, écoute les histoires de nos hommes forts d'antan avec scepticisme. Even giants are not immortal. Sachons reconnaître la valeur de l’un des nôtres qui a su amener une tradition : celle de se jouer de la faiblesse. Louis Cyr, strongman (b at St-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada E 10 Oct 1863; d at St-Jean-de-Matha, Qué 10 Nov 1912). (Anderson of course is renown for lifting 6,270 lbs.). Cyprien Noé Cyr, dit Louis Cyr, voit le jour le 10 octobre 1863 à Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville. La légende de Louis Cyr, de Michel Mougins, Montréal, Beauchemin, 1953, 101 p. Récit adapté pour les enfants et illustré. Et le long métrage de Daniel Roby qui chante ses exploits devrait séduire ici et ailleurs. Some men are perhaps similar to, but there will never be another Louis Cyr. The young man defeated the reigning Canadian strongman by lifting a granite boulder weighing over 400 pounds. 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. One particular dumbbell of Cyr’s weighed, when empty, 202lb/92kg. Fox offered a side bet of $5,000 to anyone who could beat Cyr at any of his strength feats. Victor s en est une autre . Travis, Sandow etc. Montferrand à Louis Cyr : biographies, par Ben Weider et E.-Z. Changer ), Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Google. source: Louis Cyr: une épopée légendaire, de Paul Ohl), REGISTRE DES PUBLICITÉS ÉLECTORALES FÉDÉRALES. 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. Un exploit qui reste inégalé à ce jour. LES EXPLOITS DE LOUIS CYR ET VICTOR DELAMARRE REMIS EN QUESTION. Lowry O.B.E., Thomas Inch (in “Strong Man I Have Known”) and the painstaking analytical essays of the late David Willoughby. 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
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