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Darryl Shaw
03-02-2010, 06:56 AM
World's strongest boy Guiliano Stroe breaks world record for air press-ups.

He's a five-year-old boy with a six-pack that would be the envy of a twenty-something body builder and now he has set his second world record in a matter of months.

Guiliano Stroe – dubbed the world’s strongest boy – smashed the record for air press-ups.

He stunned viewers of a live TV show by performing 20 of the press-ups – where you push your body into a handstand without your feet touching the floor – easily beating the previous best of 12.

After claiming the record, Romania-born Guiliano turned to the camera and raised his index finger as the presenter hailed him as ‘numero uno’.

Last year, he was entered into the Guinness Book of Records after completing the fastest ten-metre handstand walk. And he did it with a weighted ball between his legs.

Father Iulian Sproe, 33, a former gymnast, said: ‘I took him with me to training at the gym ever since he was born. But he’s still only a child and if he gets tired or bored we go and play.’

He said Guiliano, who has been in training since he was two, still does normal five-year-old activities like watching cartoons and painting.

But he admits his son loves the applause while he is performing in his adopted Italian homeland and he loves to pull muscleman poses.

A boy previously hailed as the world’s strongest – American Richard Sandrak, now 17 – who was trained by his fitness fanatic father from the age of three has dropped out of the limelight and is now thought to have lost interest in weightlifting.


http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/814566-worlds-strongest-boy-breaks-world-record-for-air-press-ups

It looks like there's quite a few videos of this kid on youtube but my pc. is spazzing out on me so this is the only one I can get to play at the moment -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XYsHWH4-VU

Wayne Riddle
03-04-2010, 02:47 AM
Not saying this is the case, but in some situations like this where a very young child shows strength and muscle definition at a very young age, they have found a genetic reason for this. One that tends to cause problems in the long term as their muscles, especially the heart, want to keep growing.

Blair Lowe
03-09-2010, 11:32 PM
The thought had occurred that the boy has the myostatin inhibiting gene.

glennpendlay
03-11-2010, 01:43 AM
none of this can be true. My son is, of course, the strongest boy in history.