While researching about strongmen, strength, and various exercises, the practice of lifting stones seem to arise more often than not. You don’t believe me? Keep reading and visit the links at the bottom of this post. Before proceeding, it is important for Conor and I to add that this post would not be possible without … Continue reading Stone Lifting – It’s a History Thing.
During the weekend, Conor and I had the opportunity to hear the legend John D. Fair deliver a talk regarding Tommy Kono during the 2018 North American Society for Sport History in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here is what we learned. Tommy Kono was an American weightlifter born of Japanese descent. While both parents were born and … Continue reading Tommy Kono – “the Complete Package.”