The Great Antonio (Antonio Barichievich)

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Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Born in 1925, "The Great Antonio" or "Le Grand Antonio" for the French CanadianS that knew him, was a legendary Strongman who lived in Montreal since His arrival after the WWII. He became famous by pulling four city buses full of passengers. He appeared in Quest for Fire (1981) and the Abominable Snowman (1996 version) and had many TV appearances like in the Johnny Carson show. Little is known of his origin. He was an impressive man with his 2 meters (6 feet 6 inches)height and his 225 kg (near 500 pounds). Read more...