This Hungarian strongman plans to pull an aircraft with his teeth for Expo 2020

Zsolt ‘Popeye’ Sinka aims to set new world records at Dubai's massive event

This Hungarian strongman plans to pull an aircraft with his teeth for Expo 2020

If there’s anyone we thought could pull a fully-sized plane with just his teeth, it will probably be someone named Popeye. But seeing is believing, and hopefully at Expo 2020 we'll witness it ourselves.

Hungarian strongman Zsolt ‘Popeye’ Sinka is planning on setting a new world record by pulling an Airbus A380 aircraft with his teeth as part of a show at Expo 2020 Dubai.

And according to Arabian Business in order to warm up for the big show, he also wants to pull a Boeing 777 this year.

“My plan is to set several new Guinness World Records here in Dubai. First, I want to try and pull a Boeing 777 with my teeth. Then, next year, during the Dubai 2020 World Expo, I want to pull an Airbus A380. I think it will be a good promotion during the Expo,” said the Dubai-based strongman.

"After that, I will try and set a new car-pulling record – maybe six to eight cars. Then maybe, I work with RTA and pull a big bus. I also have plans to stage a show on the Burj Al Arab helipad – I want to block two motorbikes with my teeth. That will be a great show, a great spectacle.”

The Dubai-based powerlifter has quite a few feats under his belt, including pulling a 180-seater Airbus A320, dragging the 50-ton aircraft for 39.2m in 52 seconds at Budapest airport, along with an 80-tonne train. All with his teeth.

We’re sure he’ll put on quite the show, but there’s more than just plane pulling going on at Expo 2020, including the reveal of the first-ever ropeless elevators.

Speaking of strongmen, The World’s Ultimate Strongman is coming back to the UAE, with The Mountain from Game of Thrones being one of the stars of the show. Get your tickets.
Expo 2020: Oct 20, 2020-Apr 10, 2021, Dubai South. For more information, visit

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