Video: A German Weightlifter Dropped 432 Pounds On His Neck During the Olympics Yesterday

We struggle to watch the weightlifting competitions during the Olympics—and this is why. If a guy (or girl) completes a lift successfully, it looks great. But, if they try to push themselves too far and end up dropping the weight on their neck like German lifter Matthias Steiner did yesterday, well, it doesn't. How the hell did he manage to get up and walk away without any major injuries?

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[via The Big Lead]

Tags: 2012-summer-olympics, weightlifting, matthias-steiner
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