With Ears Of Steel

johnny strange guinness world record heaviest weight lifted with pierced ears guinness world recordIn 2013 Johnny Strange set the world’s first official Guinness World Record for ‘The heaviest weight lifted by pierced ears’.


Johnny managed to lift a 14.9kg (32lb, 13.5oz) cast iron weight attached to carabiners hooked through the piercings in his ears, this staggering feat earned him entry into the 2015 Guinness Book Of Records, you can see his record pictured in the ’Show of Strength’ section of the book (page 104).

Johnny has been nicknamed “the man with ears of steel” after his flesh proved strong enough not to tear under the extreme force applied from the weights.

See what the media said about this record here; 
Kent Online
MediaZink (Sweden)
Shock Record
WR Academy (America)
The Telegraph
China Daily (China)

Image courtesy of Paul Michael Hughes/ Guinness World Records.

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