TIME CONEY ISLAND STRONGMAN SPECTACULAR!
The strongmen are back for one day only at the Olde
Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular! A display
of such magnitude has not been seen on the streets
of Coney Island for over 60 years. Not since Coney
Island’s golden years have giants such as these
performed at the legendary
amusement mecca in a FREE, all-ages event staged
right on the street.
1:00 Baby Soda Band
1:45 Cardone’s milk can escape
2:00 Car and truck events
2:30 Stage Show Begins
5:00 VIP meet and greet in the Coney Island Museum
for ticket holders
6:00 Coney Island Dancers sponsor the block party
Scheduled to appear:
Chris Rider- Chris has been declared "one of the
strongest men on this planet" by strength
historians. You’ll be amazed as he pulls a full
sized pick-up truck loaded with six cast
members…with his hair! Chris will attempt to break a
world’s record for phonebook tearing.
Stanley "Stanless Steel" Pleskun- Stan is the only
man that can bend a US quarter with his fingers.
Stan will be performing a death defying feat of
strength as he has a pick-up truck drive over his
Chris "Wonder" Schoeck -Pound for pound, Chris is
bending some of the toughest steel bars in the
Brad Johnson - Brad is a bodyweight strength
training enthusiast. He is the author of “Bodyweight
Exercises for Extraordinary Strength. He was
inducted into the Grip Strength Hall of Fame in
December of 2011 and has earned the nickname, “King
of the Rafters”.
Sonny Barry -Sonny is in his mid 60's and is the
best at turning bottle caps inside out with his
thumb, and if that doesn’t get you, he has the
ability to break up to 3 pieces of stacked 2 by 12
construction lumber with NO spacers using only his
Steve Weiner - Steve is a master of combination
feats, such as hoisting a 250 pound fire hydrant
with his head while lifting a 300 pound cement
sphere to his shoulder and levering a 35 pound
sledgehammer at the same time.
Baron Von Geiger - Known as the world’s strangest
strongman, Baron holds a certified world’s record
for lifting 100 pounds with his earlobes. He will be
pulling a truck down the street…with his teeth.
Cardone - Master escape artist, Cardone will perform
one of the most physically challenging escape acts,
his version of Houdini’s potentially deadly ‘milk
can escape’…let’s hope he makes it out!
Adam RealMan -Adam is a mainstay at Sideshows by the
Seashore. He is an acclaimed sword swallower, fire
eater and master and Professa of all sideshow arts.
Adam will serve as host and master of ceremonies for
Special appearance by Slim “The Hammer Man” Farman
Special guest of honor, Mike Greenstein, son of
legendary Coney Island Strongman, the Mighty Atom
will receive an award for his contributions to the
art of the strongman.
If you don’t think it can be bent, twisted, smashed,
broken, torn, shredded, pulled or demolished by a
human being…you’re in for a surprise, because it’s
all real, it’s all alive, and it’s only at the Olde
Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular!
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Location: Sideshows by the Seashore
on West 12th St. between Surf Ave. and Bowery
Transportation: D, Q N or F train to Stillwell Ave.
Prices and Availability: Outdoor events are free to
the public. Limited number of VIP tickets available
for $25.00 and include stage-side seating, post-show
meet and greet with performers in the Coney Island
Museum and an autographed souvenir event poster.
V.I.P. Tickets available at:
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