One analyst competing in this weekend's Wall Street Decathlon has been training with a 'Bane' mask

Portia Crowe

The annual Wall Street Decathlon, in which finance geeks compete in events including running, rowing, pull-ups, and bench press, takes place in Queens this weekend.

Some competitors are so focused on becoming "Wall Street's Best Athlete" that they're doing some really bizarre things to train.

Jay Li, 33, the equities analyst who keeps winning second place, has been training this year with a face mask that limits his airflow, Bloomberg's Joel Weber reports.

The mask makes it as if Li were training at a higher altitude. It also, apparently, resembles the mask worn by Bane, the villain in the 2012 movie "The Dark Knight Rises."

If he sounds intense, that's because he is.

"I've finished third once and second twice," he told Bloomberg. "There's only one spot left."

We'll see how he does this weekend.

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