Ken Patera was one of the few wrestlers who was a legitimate elite athlete prior to his wrestling career. As you can see below, he was one of the best in the U.S. at his weight class, lifting 212.5 kg in the clean and jerk.
See more on Ken Patera's weightlifting career on Wikipedia.
These clips are from Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling from 1978. Various feats of strength performed by Ket Patera and Tony Atlas including driving spikes through boards, nail bending, and bar bending.
Interested in learning how to bend nails? Check out the link below, or the image to the right, The Nail Bending eBook.