74 centimter in circumference. It is the size of the Robert Förstemanns thighs. During the OLYMPICS in London, he was known for his gigantic leg, which shocked the audience.
Now shocks the legs again more than seven years after on social media.
It comes after the former world champion in the sprint for the team on the course diligently and put photos up of his logs on his Instagram profile.
he does, when he is in the time to train up to the paralympic games in Tokyo, six years after his last competition. Here he must try to help the German paraatlet Kai Kristian Kruse for a good result.
The 33-year-old German with the big ben is in the world of sports has become known as 'Quadzilla', and on Tuesday morning he was the most popular story on Reddit Sport.
In november, said Förstemann, that the legs were still the same size as when he won the bronze medal in the sprint team for the OLYMPICS in London in 2012.
Förstemann explained last year to the magazine, men's Health, how he has been able to keep the legs in the state, despite the fact that he no longer competes at the highest level of international championships. He told the magazine that he worked hard to become known around the world as 'Quadzilla' - and he will not let the world forget who it is.
"It is an honor for me to have my own nickname. All who hear the name 'Quadzilla', know that there is talk about Robert Förstemann. So of course, it is a bold thing. It is an honor to get this nickname as a cyclist, for I am not a bodybuilder or anything of the sort," said Förstemann.
For the magazine, he revealed his amazing training program that has helped to create his famous legs. Squads, deadlift and leg press is a fixed routine in the daily training.
For the magazine, he tells that a training up for competitions includes three sets of four to six repetitions, where he squader 280 pounds, followed by four to six sets of four to eight repetitions, where he dødløfter 240 pounds.
Back in January of this year he had a violent crash with 70 kilometres an hour on a velodrome, where he broke his collarbone, broke two ribs and got a fracture of the left scapula. But now he is up on the bike again after a crash that could have ended his career.
In 2010, he was world champion in the sprint for the team on the legendary track in Ballerup.
Updated Date: 18 December 2019, 13:00