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    Russian Guy dies dropping bench press.

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    Tough video to watch.





    Here is the link to the story.

    VIDEO: Weightlifter Dies After Dropping Bar On His Chest | SportsGrid
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    The spotters are to blame here. A real tragic story.

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    That's why humans have thumbs. This may be tragic but he sacrificed his own safety with his grip and therefore it was his own fault.
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    Damn, that sucks.
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    Horrific, not a pleasant watch, naturally I watched it twice as well.
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    have to agree...not a fan of that grip or of the spotting. terrible...

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    Definitely not watching the video; I'll just use my imagination and read the article.

    That's awful... and I agree with the comment about the fact that the spotters probably failed most of all.
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    I agree about the spotters. That was my first thought as well.
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    Oh, that's so sad.
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    Spotters are there for if you lack the strength to get the bar back up. He really was just asking for it with that grip so it's not their fault at all.
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