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Manfred Hoeberl (born May 12, 1964 in Graz, Eggenberg, Austria) is a former strongman and weightlifter who won the Europe's Strongest Man Competition twice (1993, 1994) and was runner up at the 1994 World's Strongest Man competition. Hoeberl competed in the World's Strongest Man finals in 1991, and 1993 as well, finishing 8th, and 4th.[1] Hoeberl's strongman career ended after a 1995 car accident fractured his hip and a 1997 injury tore his biceps.

Arm Measurements

In the early 90's Hoeberl claimed to have the largest arms in the world. At the 1994 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic, bodybuilding journalist Joe Roark measured Hoeberls uppper arm to be 25.75 inches. After the measurement Roark claimed Hoeberl was the first man in history to have an upper arm girth three times the size of his wrist circumference.[2] Shortly after Hoeberl co-wrote is first book 10 Minutes to Massive Arms.[3]

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