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Faux Society Review: Bending Steel

Published on April 25, 2013 by Faux Society

Filmmaker Dave Carroll‘s directorial debut ‘Bending Steel’ is a welcomed foray into the unknown arena of old-time strongman performance. The documentary follows Chris “Wonder” Schoeck a reclusive personal trainer, who bends steel in his basement storage unit attempting to become a professional strongman.

It chronicles his struggle with stage performance, and breaking the limits of one’s mind. Along the way it pays homage to the past greats and current guys who are continuing the strongman artform.

Chris and his ‘internet found mentor & trainer’ Chris Rider meet the living legends of the sport, and gear up for Chris’ debut performance & entre’ into the world in Coney Island[…]


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