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    One-fingered pull-ups

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    "They say that only one of 100,000 able to take pullups with one hand. I can take six pull-ups with one finger, grins sport climbs Magnus Midtbø."

    Original article (with video): Her tar Magnus (23) seks pull-ups med én finger - Sport - NRK
    Google translation (no video): Google Translate

    He does some other impressive stuff as well.
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    Actually, both are no video.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Knifegill View Post
    Actually, both are no video.
    Darn. Maybe the video only works in Norway. State-sponsored television and all... Shame you can't see it, because it looked pretty cool.

    Has anyone ever seen any other videos of this? *checking YouTube*

    Update: There is a YouTube version (in Norwegian), see below.

    It's a shame the video isn't subtitled, because he explains a lot of interesting things about how he trains and different techniques for training this kind of strength.
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    Crazy strength, his joints must be so damn strong.

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    That is extremely impressive. It's amazing how effortless his movements seem.

    If that's what Scandinavians are doing during their 9 months of winter, then we should all be pretty scared.
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    Wow that's awesome!

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    Good save, iniquity - This guy is on a whole other level! I wonder how many "normal" one arm pull-ups he can do.

    Edit: Just read the google translation. Apparently it's ten.
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    That one arm negative holding the DB on what seemed like a "ball" was really impressive too. Suddenly my weighted negatives seem puny in comparison

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    that is one of the most ridiculous things I have ever seen..

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    Damn! The explosiveness when he's 'jumping' from the low wooden pinch grip rail to the high one missing out 3 or 4 in between is amazing!
    Awesome, just awesome

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