Dude Claiming to Serve 140 mph on Video Resume

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  1. sloe_torture

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    He looks like the greatest poser of all time!!! :lol:
     
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    That was hilarious. The bench pressing scenes kind of scared me because his back was bowed far enough that he could have snapped his back. I laughed though at the 495lb. shot, mainly because three guys were obviously pulling the bar up, so who knows how much he can actually bench.

    Long story short, this guy is a gimp.
     
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    Of course he can serve 140mph! Didn't you see the official IBM serve speed text at the bottom of the screen?

    His tennis was ok actually. But it was funny when he was talking about how the coaches said he couldn't serve and volley, but then the clip shows him doing some serves and then a few seconds later he's up at net hitting some volleys! Funny because he doesn't realize that serving and volleying is done at the same time!

    He puts how much he can bench press on his resume!!! Mercy!

    Did he really go to Yale???? OMG.

    That article on him is pretty funny.
     
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  5. DashaandSafin

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    Too funny. Hope his Yale degree isn't made up though...that can get him into some serious trouble.
     
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  7. DashaandSafin

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    Oh man. That Yale article owned him. I would leave the school...
     
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    that dosent even sound like 140 mph..
     
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    Well, kchau, turn your volume up.
     
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    lol
    the guy was loud, but it was nothing like what ben becke rwas doign at the us open, god damn that was like WAHHH PACKkk
     
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    The scary part is these guys only exist because there is a sucker to sell the story to ! Check out how the barbells go thud like a lump of meat when he throws them away............too funny. This guy dances like he plays tennis. I think it's called the box step. Perhaps he'll turn up at the wrestling one day. ;)
     
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    he's not bad as a tennis player [​IMG]
     
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    I don't feel like downloading this but I am going to assume it is much like that girl from the UK a few weeks ago who claimed to hit one at 130 MPH.
     
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    Oh, it's more than that, Skip. Much more.
     
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    I still can't belive he got into Yale...didn't they chuck him out after realizes his false credintals?
     
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    well... Yale i hear is a real snobby stuck up rich kids we're too good for the rest of the world ivy league college.
    And i saw the guy split a pile of bricks right down the middle. I dont see many ppl do that every day.
    I think i know which one to believe. Even though that serve didnt quite look 140mph, looked pretty impressive...
    Might have a better chance of guessing the speed if u could see the ball travel.
     
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    You could break a pile of bricks like that, with enough time spent training to do it. It's not really a matter of strength, so much as it is technique. The trick is that the bricks aren't very flexible, so if you hit them right, the transfer of energy will force them to crack, since they have no other way of absorbing it. The energy then transfers to each of the bricks in the stack. A stack of something else, like bones, would be very difficult to break in this manner.

    As far as the tennis goes, I agree with you. Definitely a very solid player. The serve looked fast, but exactly how fast is just about impossible to tell. It's pretty rare to be able to hit 140, though.
     
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    I read the Yale newsletter and they got his name wrong? Or ....
     
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    yes, it's another lie. Hey, he ain't dumb; he's covering his tracks!

    Why tell the truth when a lie will do?

    I think lying is a skill, perhaps even an artform. And this dude has it down pat! He's the Mozart of his 'craft'.
     
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    The movements and hits of this guy are sooo amateur. And this can be seen from another planet...
    And this 140 mph thing... LOL :) How miserable...

    Sorry for being rude but... this is shame.
     
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    I only watched the video, so I thought you were joking about the CIA and Mafia stuff. Turns out it wasn't a joke.

    His resume video made the homepage of Yahoo!, so he's world famous now. I can't wait to read his rebuttal to all this.
     
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    I would be surprised if that serve hits 100. No way you get to 140 with that kind of casual swing and racket speed.
     
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    Google his name, there is a lot of info on him. Basically everything he said was pretty much fake. I think his resume was like 12 pages where he says he is the CEO of a couple of companies and wrote a published book.
     
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    Thank you for posting this! Apparently this has been in the news over the past week, but I missed it. May I say ALEKSEY VAYNER IS AWESOME!! He carries the same nice loose extension to his life story as his nice loose follow-through on the forehand!! No wonder some marketing executive commented that they would take him onboard anytime "sight unseen"... Whether or not he can handle nuclear waste with his bare hands, I think he's awesome and has bright future!!
     
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    Not bad, but not 140mph. No. Not even close.

    As far as the extension goes, my patience was running thin with his commentary. Way too long. I relate things to tennis, yes, but come on! Don't tell me your whole life's story!
     
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    This guy is so inspiring. I'm a student in law about to pass his bar exam but my true passion has always been raisins. But people all around me have always told me it's impossible to make a living making raisins (especially in Canada where it's frozen 8 months a year) but after seeing this video... impossible is nothing.

    So I'm going to quit right now my law degree and start making raisins.

    Thanks you Aleksey Vayner

    PS: I'm a 3.0 player but I'm planning to be a 5.5 in 3 months
     
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    That cracked me up! Judging by his vid I can bench press 495 too!
     
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    Aleksey is dead at age 29. Apparently, committed a drug overdose suicide at his Rego Park apartment last weekend and was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital later that morning, cause of death not yet officially released.

    I am truly shocked, to be honest. Six years ago I was among the many of us who found his embellishments story amusing, when it hit the news, but I really thought he was genuinely gifted in many ways and would go places. I envied his boldness. He was a good tennis player and his private tennis students appreciated him. I cannot believe the negative internet fame ultimately crushed his spirit.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...ossible-Nothing-r-sum-star-dead-overdose.html
     
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