German Olympic weightlifter Matthias Steiner promised his wife that one day he would win a gold medal in the Olympics. Just a month before the competition, his wife tragically died in a car accident. In order to break the record, he needed to beat his personal record by more than 2o kg. This is the video of his attempt at the gold medal.
I always have to reblog this. This always gets my feels.
this is probably the 3rd time i reblog this.
Ive watched this probably a dozen times, still my favorite thing I’ve ever seen.