It’s hard to believe that year after year new world records are being set and then broken. Some unique individuals continue to always press the limits of human ability. What was once impossible somehow gets done. After watching these athletes doing the impossible you will be shocked, motivated, and inspired to realize what is really possible.
Mark Felix – Born in Grenada and living in England you’d think Mark came to earth from Krypton. At 6 ft 4 in and 294 lbs Mark has won multiple international grip competitions. Grip contests test each competitor’s strength in crushing, pinching, and supporting various weights and holds. In March 2013 Mark shocked the world at the Arnold Strongman Classic when he successfully dead lifted 1,128 lbs worth of Tires.
Rhonda Rousey – In a sport dominated by men Rhonda has fought to earn her respect. Coming out of Riverside County, California like rising phoenix she has secured her place in history. Rhonda was the youngest Olympic Judo competitor at the 2004 games in Athens and won the World Junior Judo Championships in Budapest. She soon began climbing the ranks of women’s mixed martial arts where she holds a perfect 7-0 record. In February 2013 she became the first ever Bantamweight Champion when she defeated Liz Carmouche in the first round via armbar submission. As if that isn’t enough, she shocked fans of the sport everywhere when she easily submitted the popular Uriah Hall during a practice session . . . TWICE!
Krystian Herba – Most people may not recognize his name, but once you see what he accomplished you’ll never forget it. Krystian is a well-rounded athlete from Poland. He has won several Amateur snowboarding championships there, but is most well-known for his cat like skill on a trials bike. In just 1 hour and 21 minutes Krystian crushed a world record by jumping his bike up 2,754 steps in Shanghai. He was able to do this without touching the ground or walls throughout the duration.
Damien Walters – Although tomorrow is Damien’s birthday, he earned his place on this showcase through raw athletic ability. Damien developed his skills while competing for multiple Trampoline World Championships, but is most well known for being one of the world’s best Parkour and Freerunning individuals. A few online videos launched his fame to over 70 million views and growing. He has since appeared as a stunt double in multiple films including Captain America, Sherlock Holmes, and the latest James Bond film Skyfall.