Woman pulls truck through Brighton with her hair

The Argus: Woman pulls truck through Brighton with her hair Woman pulls truck through Brighton with her hair

A hair-raising strong woman pulled a four ton truck 20 metres along a Brighton street with just her flowing locks.

Circus of Horrors performer Anastasia IV went back to her roots to pull the truck by her hair outside The Theatre Royal in New Road, yesterday afternoon.

To prove it was no flaxen fluke the Polish-born performer then repeated the trick outside The Congress Theatre in Carlisle Road in Eastbourne just hours later.

The 27-year-old holds a world record after holding another person weighing 53.4 kg with her hair while suspended upside down in Milan.

She told The Argus that she learned she had powerful hair at school when boys pulled at her locks and failed to move her.


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She was inspired to join the Circus of Horrors after seeing a show in London – giving up her career as a bio chemist to run away with the circus.

She added: “It went extremely well. It always hurts a little bit but I have been doing hair pulling for years – it’s now more a sensation than a pain.”

She hopes her next hair-pulling feat will be to stop a small plane taking off only with her locks.

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9:43am Wed 8 Jan 14

sunnybrighton says...

Wonder if she could pull a refuse lorry in our direction?
Wonder if she could pull a refuse lorry in our direction? sunnybrighton

9:58am Wed 8 Jan 14

The Prophet of Doom says...

Everyone needs a hobby.
Everyone needs a hobby. The Prophet of Doom

10:39am Wed 8 Jan 14

Man of steel says...

Yet another free advert with the compliments of the Argus.
Yet another free advert with the compliments of the Argus. Man of steel

2:43pm Wed 8 Jan 14

In the sticks says...

Croydon facelift.
Croydon facelift. In the sticks

4:12pm Wed 8 Jan 14

Brighton1000 says...

Man of steel wrote:
Yet another free advert with the compliments of the Argus.
Its called PR you fool.
[quote][p][bold]Man of steel[/bold] wrote: Yet another free advert with the compliments of the Argus.[/p][/quote]Its called PR you fool. Brighton1000

5:35pm Wed 8 Jan 14

hoveguyactually says...

Now where did I leave those garden shears?
Now where did I leave those garden shears? hoveguyactually

5:38pm Wed 8 Jan 14

hoveguyactually says...

"And all I asked for was a shampoo and set"
"There must be an easier way to get rid of lice"
"And all I asked for was a shampoo and set" "There must be an easier way to get rid of lice" hoveguyactually

5:56pm Wed 8 Jan 14

LeonBIank666 says...

It's not really a "truck" is it? Looks like a 4x4 to me, or am I out of date with americanisms?
It's not really a "truck" is it? Looks like a 4x4 to me, or am I out of date with americanisms? LeonBIank666

6:05pm Wed 8 Jan 14

hoveguyactually says...

"But they told me that human trafficking was big business in the UK"
"But they told me that human trafficking was big business in the UK" hoveguyactually

6:12pm Wed 8 Jan 14

kkj says...

Not exactly 'through' Brighton, more 'in' Brighton.
Not exactly 'through' Brighton, more 'in' Brighton. kkj

6:22pm Wed 8 Jan 14

biker brighton says...

good on her seen them many many times love them all
good on her seen them many many times love them all biker brighton

8:00pm Wed 8 Jan 14

jimpy762 says...

LeonBIank666 wrote:
It's not really a "truck" is it? Looks like a 4x4 to me, or am I out of date with americanisms?
Doesn't weigh anything like 4 tons either. 2.2 or thereabouts.
[quote][p][bold]LeonBIank666[/bold] wrote: It's not really a "truck" is it? Looks like a 4x4 to me, or am I out of date with americanisms?[/p][/quote]Doesn't weigh anything like 4 tons either. 2.2 or thereabouts. jimpy762

10:20pm Wed 8 Jan 14

hoveguyactually says...

She should have gone to Specsavers.
She should have gone to Specsavers. hoveguyactually

11:07pm Wed 8 Jan 14

whoee! says...

Obviously a transgender of some sort lol How very Brighton hahahahaha
Obviously a transgender of some sort lol How very Brighton hahahahaha whoee!

7:32am Thu 9 Jan 14

John Steed says...

The 27-year-old holds a world record after holding another person weighing 53.4 kg with her hair while suspended upside down in Milan. does she want to double her her world record? at 107kg with my work boots on, she could try me anytime!
The 27-year-old holds a world record after holding another person weighing 53.4 kg with her hair while suspended upside down in Milan. does she want to double her her world record? at 107kg with my work boots on, she could try me anytime! John Steed

9:00am Thu 9 Jan 14

ThinkBrighton says...

It's not a truck it's a Toyota SUV and it weighs just over TWO ton not four
Good reporting there Argus in checking the facts
It's not a truck it's a Toyota SUV and it weighs just over TWO ton not four Good reporting there Argus in checking the facts ThinkBrighton

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