We Get It, You’re Good at Weights: Russian Dude Climbs Mountain with 165lb Barbell on his Back

October 05, 2015

We’ve always known Russians were a bit…different, and we’ve always known they were pretty damn strong, too. Well, Andrey Rodichev has made this point on both accounts once again by climbing Europe’s highest mountain with a 165lb barbell on his back.

The 18,510ft trek up Mt. Elbrus took Rodichev eight days, and he did it to raise awareness about powerlifting in his area.

Read the full story via Oddity Central.

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