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The Day Sandow Beat Sampson

by Al Myers
Sampson's advertising poster at the Aquarium
I enjoy reading about Old-Time Strongmen.  It is interesting learning about their training,  their show performances, and even their rivalries with other Strongmen.  You have to remember that there were no structured competitions for lifters to compete against each other in that day (late 1800’s and early 1900’s).   […]

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