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The famed strongman who used his hair to make his dough. He sold hair-strengthening products and lifted heavy objects with his hair. ………….."One of the most famous of those early capillary athletes, as they were often called, was a German named Sascha. At the climax of his turn-of-the-20th-century vaudeville act he would hang by his legs from a trapeze suspended high above the stage, with an 80-pound weight swinging from his hair. Eventually, Sascha marketed a line of hair products.