The 2013 Olde Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular!

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The 2013 Olde Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular!

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 1:00pm

The strongmen are back for one day only at the 2013 Olde Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular, presented by the Alliance for Coney Island!

This event goes on rain or shine.

Now in its third year, the Olde Time Coney Island Strongman Spectacular has become a much anticipated event in the 'World's Playground', Coney Island. The 2013 Strongman Spectacular promises to be bigger, stronger and better than ever. This is one of the first major free events in Coney Island since the hurricane ripped through the iconic neighborhood. It features some of the world’s best strongmen who will be showcasing a variety of unusual acts and super-human feats the likes of which your eyes have never seen.

  • Chris ‘Hairculese’ Rider
  • Chris ‘Wonder’ Schoeck
  • Sonny ‘The Man of Steel’ Barry
  • Steve ‘Crusher’ Weiner
  • Stanley ‘Stanless Steel’ Pleskun
  • Mike Gillette
  • John ‘Hammerhead’ Ferraro
  • John ‘Ironman’ McGrath
  • Tommy Heslep
  • Cardone
  • Your host and master of ceremonies: Adam RealMan

Additional special guests include the 91 year old Mike Greenstein, son of the legendary strongman 'The Mighty Atom' and septuagenarian, Slim 'The HammerMan' Farman who was the protégée of the Mighty Atom.

If you don’t think it can be bent, twisted, smashed, broken, torn, shredded, 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 Coney Island Strongman Spectacular!

Times: 1:00-5:00 PM

  • 1:00 Cardone performs his deadly milk can escape
  • 1:30 Car and truck events on 12th Street between Bowery and the Boardwalk
  • 2:00 Main event on the stage at the north side of the Bowery and 12th St.

This is a FREE event for all ages.

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