Landscaping Spike – Feats of Strength Friday
In addition to being a personal trainer with a personal training studio on Main Street in Boonton I’m also a modern-day performing strongman…or at least I was until the recent pandemic had shut everything down.
If you are unfamiliar with what that is, in essence, I perform feats of strength as part of a live show. Sort of like a modern-day version of the sort of thing you would see in music halls, vaudeville theaters (like the Darress theater which is next to the Library across the street) and circuses that were commonplace during the turn of the century.
That’s also why I have those frying pans in the window, those were done in shows and I used them to decorate in a way my wife won’t let me do in my house. The chain of nails is another thing, though I did them for the sake of decorating.
Now since there are no gatherings of any sort and we still don’t really know what’s going to happen with schools (where I often perform), I figured I’d take my skillset onto youtube as part of a series called Feats of Strength Friday. Each Friday I would perform one of my feats…at least until things return to normal and I take the stage again.
Here is a recent one of me bending a landscaping spike. The kind used for securing railroad ties.
Even though this wasn’t the most recent one, I wanted to post it because my daughter Aurora is in it…and she’s cute 🙂
I’ll start posting them here as I do them.
Eric Moss is a world-record-holding modern-day professional performing strongman, author, motivational speaker, and personal trainer. In the tradition of the strongmen more common during the turn of the century, he performs feats of strength such as bending steel and breaking chains as part of a show and speaks on goal achievement for corporations, nonprofits, government as well as for schools and universities. His exclusive personal training studio is located on Main Street in Boonton New Jersey, is close to Mountain Lakes, Denville, Montville and Parsippany New Jersey.