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Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion

  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Decked out as Don Johnson from Miami Vice fame, Richard Branson, president of Virgin Atlantic Airways, prepares to jump in a swimming pool after pretending to capture supermodel/actress Karolina Kurkova during a photo-op before a news conference, Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Miami Beach, Fla. Branson announced that Virgin is launching its 33rd destination with flights between London and Cancun, Mexico. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson plays in the surf on Bondi Beach with a model during his visit to launch his new Virgin Atlantic airline venture between London and Sydney December 9, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Founder and President of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson carries burlesque artist Dita Von Teese on his shoulders after helping her down from a lift as they pose with a Virgin Atlantic Airways 747-400 aircraft at McCarran International Airport June 15, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Atlantic boss Richard Branson poses with model Kate Moss on a wing of a jumbo jet at Heathrow Airport on June 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Businessman Sir Richard Branson plays in the surf with models during his visit to launch his new Virgin Atlantic airline venture between London and Sydney December 9, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • British Entrepreneur and businessman Sir Richard Branson poses with Miss England Hammasa Kohistani during a photocall on a stretch of sand on the man-made island known as 'United Kingdom' in the new development, The World on March 29, 2006 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson and Dita Von-Teese launches Virgin Media at Convent Garden Market on February 8, 2007 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Atlantic boss Sir Richard Branson poses with model Kate Moss on a wing of a jumbo jet at Heathrow Airport on June 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Atlantic boss Sir Richard Branson carries model Kate Moss on a wing of a jumbo jet at Heathrow Airport on June 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Founder and President of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson holds burlesque artist Dita Von Teese on the tarmac at McCarran International Airport June 15, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Founder and President of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson holds burlesque artist Dita Von Teese as they appear on a lift in front of a painting of Von Teese on the side of a Virgin Atlantic Airways 747-400 aircraft at McCarran International Airport June 15, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • In this photo taken by AP Images for Virgin Atlantic, Stars and stripes meets Union Jack to celebrate Virgin Atlantic's 25th anniversary of connecting Miami and London with Sir Richard Branson, British singer, Sarah Harding and cabin crew Wednesday June 15, 2011 at Miami International Airport. (David Adame/AP Images for Virgin Atlantic)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • In this photo taken by AP Images for Virgin Atlantic, Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Atlantic Airways, greets Miami from the wing of a 747 with British singer, Sarah Harding, in celebration of 25 years connecting Miami and London Wednesday June 15, 2011 at Miami International Airport. (David Adame/AP Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin head Richard Branson poses with models outside the Virgin Megastore building on Paris' Champs Elysees as he promotes the start of his new mobile phone service in France, April 3, 2006. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • A woman gestures after being lifted by Sir Richard Branson during the official launch of the new Virgin Active, health and fitness club on February 23, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin boss Richard Branson (R) laughs as he poses with Pamela Anderson. (Reuters)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Group founder Richard Branson lifts Jewel at the Virgin Unite's "Rock The Kasbah" benefit reception in Hollywood, California July 2, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Chairman Sir Richard Branson carries a cheerleader during a ceremony to mark the delivery of the first Boeing 777-300ER for his new airline V Australia, in Seattle, Washington, February 6, 2009. REUTERS/Marcus R Donner
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Racing Formula One team owner Sir Richard Branson carries a stewardess before the qualifying session for the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 13, 2010. REUTERS/Caren Firouz
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson, founder and group chairman of Virgin America, lifts Kyla Ebbert into his arms during a news conference in San Francisco, California October 10, 2007, before the airline's inaugural launching service from its home base of San Francisco to Las Vegas. Ebbert was escorted from a Southwest Airlines flight for wearing clothes the airline deemed inappropriate. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Model Bessie Bardot with businessman Sir Richard Branson attend a private party organised to introduce the new Virgin Atlantic airline venture between London and Sydney at Wharf 3 December 9, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Model Imogen Bailey with businessman Sir Richard Branson attend a private party organised to introduce the new Virgin Atlantic airline venture between London and Sydney at Wharf 3 December 9, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Sir Richard Branson poses with a belly dancer at the bab-el-shams hotel resort on the day the inaugural Virgin Atlantic flight from London's Heathrow arrived at Dubai International Airport on March 28, 2006 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson and Dita Von-Teese launches Virgin Media at Convent Garden Market on February 8, 2007 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson celebrates on French soil after a record-breaking crossing of the English Channel June 14, 2004 between Dover, England and Calais, France. (Photo by Carl De Souza/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Boss Sir Richard Branson carries one of his Virgin Girls off the pitch prior to the round eight AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and St Kilda Saints at Subiaco Oval May 18, 2003 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Jon Buckle/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson, chairman and founder of the Virgin Group of companies, holds Wang Jingqian, who won a pair of upper class round trip tickets from Shanghai to London, during an opening ceremony December 4, 2005 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Sir Richard Branson and his daughter Holly Branson (2nd L), dressed as a cheerleaders, take part in a record-breaking cheer at Canary Wharf during the 2011 Virgin Money London Marathon on April 17, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Virgin Blue boss Sir Richard Branson is held up by eight members of the airline's cabin crew at Virgin Blue headquarters at Brisbane airport April 15, 2002. The eight pictured here were chosen as the Australian males' vote for the 100 Sexiest Women in the World survey taken by an Australian magazine. Reuters /Greg White
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion
  • Richard Branson: The world hot lifting champion