strength legend Jasper Benincasa

MARCH 25, 1921 – JANUARY 6, 2012

Jasper did a 1-arm chin-up at age-89. Not bad.

… His two most extreme accomplishments were doing one chin with a 265 lb man held between his legs, and a C.T.I. (Close to Impossible – arms parallel to the ground while holding a bar with his hands) from a horizontal bar …

Read a profile by Jack Arnow – JASPER BENINCASA, A LIFE WELL LIVED on Beast Skills.

Close to impossible? 🙂


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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