Just released to IronMind, an announcement for Fortissimus, The Book:
“Fortissimus, La Planète des Surhommes (A Planet of Supermen) is a 650-page history of strength written by Paul Ohl, founder of Fortissimus World Strength, organizer of Fortissimus Strongest Man on Earth in 2008 and 2009, and author of the definite biography of Louis Cyr, the legendary symbol of ultimate strength through the last three centuries.
Fortissimus, La Planète des Surhommes (A Planet of Supermen) is a 650-page history of strength written by Paul Ohl will be released this coming weekend. IronMind® | Courtesy of Paul Ohl
“Legends, myths, tales, unreal feats of strength are brought through time from a lost past to present. The first part of the book flashes back to civilizations that exist no more. In its main part, it deals with the foundation of strength sports and related activities, explains the author.
“The book breaches gaps and links with all forms of strength in remote places such as Tibet, the Basque country and Polynesian islands for example. Historically speaking, Fortissimus, la Planète des Surhommes is a world premiere, according to the editor of Hurtubise Editions while announcing the release of the book this coming weekend.
“Paul Ohl acknowledges that nearly fifty five years ago , American sports historian David P. Willoughby had published a book, The Super Athletes, still considered as a groundbreaking contribution to strength sports and a valued effort to bridging ancient times to modern era.
“Fortissimus, la Planète des Surhommes, is published in French with plans for editions in English and other languages.”
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