Underdown captured this file undeterred by the bizarre barbell setup.
On Might 27-29, 2023, through the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady, Lucy Underdown scored a 305-kilogram (672.4-pound) Kratos bar deadlift World Document. Within the context of a strongwoman occasion, Underdown utilized a lifting belt and lifting straps to assist obtain her large milestone pull. The strongwoman accomplished her Kratos bar deadlift from a conventional stance with a double-overhand grip. Underdown completed because the runner-up to eventual champion Rebecca Roberts within the strongwoman contest.
The CERBERUS Kratos Strongman Bar (often known as the “Kratos bar”) is characterised primarily by its size. In line with the barbell’s description on the CERBERUS Strength website, the Kratos bar measures at a prolonged 10 ft from finish to finish. The prolonged size creates an extra “flex” and “whip” an athlete should overcome to finish a full lockout of their deadlift repetition. The bar additionally has a base weight of 28 kilograms (61.7 kilos) which is greater than the usual 20.4 kilograms (45 kilos) for a “regular” barbell.
Regardless of the added problem, Underdown seemingly achieved her file mark with ease primarily based on a clip of her Kratos bar elevate.
In a publish caption on her Instagram, Underdown appeared appreciative of her general efficiency on the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady. Even with out the victory, Underdown ending in second place marks her third podium accomplishment in her final 4 aggressive appearances, per Strongman Archives.
It appears any time an athlete can rating a runner-up outcome and nonetheless take dwelling a World Document, they might appropriately gush about their output.
“What an superior weekend!” Underdown began in her publish. “I fought so, so arduous for the win. It actually got here all the way down to the final bag of the final occasion and sadly I got here up quick in opposition to the wonderful [Rebecca Roberts]. This stuff occur and we study and transfer on! A [CERBERUS Strength] Kratos bar deadlift World Document of 305 kilograms (truthfully, felt like I might have achieved 320 kilograms yesterday) and a shock Block Press win with a straightforward 5 reps. I can’t be too sad!
The ultimate observe of Underdown’s competitors reflection options the athlete teasing “Euros prep.” On the time of this text’s publication, it’s unclear precisely which contest Underdown is referring to, however primarily based on her precedent, it appears possible the strongwoman means the 2023 Britain’s Strongest Woman (BSW) set for late September 2023.
After this type of new outcome, the strongwoman world ought to most likely count on one other glowing efficiency from Underdown on the 2023 BSW.
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