Chinas Strongest Yue Yang VS 1.3 Ton Helicopter
On November 29, 2020, Chinese Strongman and GASP athlete Yue Yang successfully challenged the double-arm-support helicopter landing at the Luzhou Aviation Flight Club in Beijing. Yue supported this 1.3 ton helicopter for 16 seconds continuously, setting a new strength challenge record.
Yue Yang is praised as the strongest man in China, and is the only person awarded the title of excellent athlete by the National Sports Administration of China. During this challenge, Yue Yang pushed the platform with his arms, and a 1.3-ton helicopter landed on the platform. He supported the helicopter on the platform with his arms and continued to support it for 16 seconds.
A great variety of people from various industries and companies came to witness the event. There weren't just fitness industry friends but also representatives from the car and train industry to mention some, along with various media. The publishing of this strength challenge triggered a wave of discussion on social media.
After successfully completing the challenge, Yue Yang gave an interview to the media, in which he said that as a practitioner of the Strongman Sports and a spreader of the strength culture, he would always love this sport and continue to help Chinese strength culture to reach the whole world.
During the GASP Iron World Tour China August 2019, Yue Yang signed with GASP as the brands first Chinese athlete.