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New Comer Marisa Drew 1,000 @ 148

Marisa Drew competed on April 8th, 2017.
She was able to go 7/9 in her first meet.
At 147.2 lbs she posted a 410 squat, 215 bench, and 375 deadlift, totaling 1,000 lbs
This will be good for the 16th spot on the current Raw w/wraps rankings!

148 A Whole Other Level, Stacy Burr!!!

West then Dunbar and now Burr has taken the 148 pound wrapped total in less than a year! However, Stacy Burr just took it to whole other level!!!
She managed a 1,333 pound total at 148! That's taken the previous record by a whopping 58 lbs! Here we have footage of her 529 pound
dead lift attempt that according to reports gave her the second overall placing in the women's division :

Jenn Rotsinger Ten Fourteen!!!!!!!

With outstanding performances by many of the lifters at the US Open, Jenn wasn't to be out shined! The long time world record veteran pulverized her way into a land never before seen raw at her bodyweight! The 111 pound powerhouse squatted 385.8 then benched 203.9 followed by a massive 424.3 pound deadlift that gave her a 1,014.1 pound total thus becoming the lightest to crash a grand raw!

Chakera Holcomb Strongest 181 lb. Woman in the World!

21 year old Chakera competed today at the highly touted US Open and blasted her way into the record books! She started her day with a 562 pound squat followed by an all time world record tying 347 bench press! She ended her day with her squat number of 562 (another WR tying lift) to hit a massive 1,471 pound total to eclipse the 1,460 record held by none other than Jeanine Whittaker! As strong as Chakera is at this point in her career, its amazing to think what the future holds. We have to keep things in perspective, she is now old enough to drink. For heavens sake her car issuance is still high! The possibilities are endless, and someday the title may just read .. Worlds Strongest Woman. Congratulations Mrs. Holcomb!

First Day results US Open

Unoffical Results from day one at U.S. Open
885kg - Maliek Derstine
857.5kg - Olieski Melnyk
805kg - Adam Ferchen
980kg - Yury Belkin
962.5kg - Joe Sullivan
910kg - Jeremy Avilla
922.5kg - Eduard Khanjyan
907.5kg - Matthew Mitchell
907.5kg - Tony Montgomery

The 27th Washington Jewish Film Festival presents Supergirl

When a nine-year-old girl breaks a powerlifting world record, she turns into an international phenomenon, and “Supergirl” is born. Naomi Kutin seems like a typical Orthodox Jewish pre-teen until her extraordinary talent transforms the lives of her family and thrusts her into news headlines.

2017 Western Florida Open

There were many powerful performances in this year’s Western Florida Open. Records and PR’s were shattered. Gerry Guenther’s team from Iron Core Powerlifting  had an awesome day as did Stronglife Tampa Bay’s team. Ty Conyers continues to improve with every outing and was joined in the teen division by another up and coming superstar Kiara Akuna. Robert Sheehan had an impressive performance in his platform debut in the 148’s. The 165’s were loaded as well with Darius Conyers leading the way.


This weekend, April 15-16, in San Diego, CA, Powerlifting's strongest men and women from all over the world, including USA, Finland and Russia will be competing for over $210,000 prize money. The biggest payout in the history of the sport. You can watch the action LIVE with the professional HD Live stream broadcast at To purchase your ticket at the special rate of $10 (50% off) use the code: KERN

Greg Panora Back In Shape!!

Posted by Swede Burns:
My boy is still here. Can't take shit away from Greg Panora. Absolutely one of the greatest of all time.
He suffered a devastating injury in a meet not long ago and came back today stronger and more jacked than he's ever been and benched a lifetime PR of 575 pounds with a little more in the tank. I could not be more proud of this guy right now.
Best part? He's healthy as fuck and ready to get back at it.
By the way, 5thSet works. Ask somebody.

55 yr old Debbie Damminga totals 1328 at 158lbs

Debbie Damminga completed at the 2017 APF Armed Forces Show of Strength in Council Bluffs, Iowa on March 25, 2017. She went 9/9 with lifetime PRs in the squat at 562, deadlift 512 and total 1328 with a
solid 253 bench.

Here is her squat:


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2017 USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals Live!

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the 2017 USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals live! APRIL 7-9, 2017 (SAN ANTONIO, TX)
2017 USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals

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Shawna Mendelson Preps For Women's Pro/Am

Just 3 weeks out from one of the
most prestigious women's meets the SPF Women's Pro/Am!
Shawna mails her opening deadlift of 465 with ease!