WABDL BP/DL in NY/NJ Aug. 2, extending application deadline

Attention all lifters in the Tri-State area: The 9/11 Memorial Bench Press & Deadlift Classic, in memory of Tom Foley, FDNY, is extending the deadline for applications until Friday, July 25th. Please call or email Brian@sigfit.net or call 973-751-6999. Log onto wabdl.org or powerlifting watch for meet appliactions. This meet is being held at Signature Fitness, Belleville, NJ. It's onl 15 minutes outside of Manahattan. Come and lift then spend the day on New York City.

Animal Seminar: Andrey Malanichev, Part 3

The comprehensive and detailed coverage of Animal athlete and all time World Record holding powerlifter, Andrey Malanichev (2425 total), concludes in Part 3 of this seminar series. In Part 3, Andrey talks about the deadlift in tremendous detail, with full instruction. Andrey also fields many questions from those in audience.

Eric Lilliebridge 1,080kgs-2,380.9lbs All-Time World Record Raw total w/ wraps @ 275lbs

The 24 yr old powerhouse has a long way to go in his career. At only 24 yrs old Eric is destined to become the strongest man who has ever lived. Could we see a 2500 raw total from a 308 pound Eric? Time will tell, but one things for sure 2400 is right around the corner at under 300!

Squat: 437.5kgs-964.5lbs Meet PR & New All Time World Record raw w/ wraps

Bench: 242.5kgs-534.6lbs Meet PR

Shannon Nash sets new raw ALL TIME AMERICAN RECORD BENCH

Shannon Nash Benched 335lbs at SPF NATIONALS for a new ALL-TIME Raw American record in the women's 181's. Breaking the previous record held by Jill Mills of 325lbs. Shannon weighed in at 170lbs. Shannon also holds the all time AR raw bench in the 198's of 360lbs.

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Mark Miller Hits 2100 at 275 Raw/ wraps

At the SPF Nationals in Manchester Tenn Sunday July 20th, Mark Miller hit 2100 in the 275 class (270 actual) and is now is sponsored by sling shot.
Mark squatted 830, benched 510 and made a deadlifted of 760! The squat places him 2nd on the current raw with wraps rankings and 2100 gives him the number 3 spot on the total!

John Haack 1708lb total at 181-Drug-Tested All-Time World Record

John Haack broke the All Time Drug tested record held by Jose Castillo of Ecuador with a massive 1,708 total via 611 squat 418 bench and 677 deadlift. He made these lifts at the recent UPA Iron Battle contest held July 20th 2014! With the help of Jason Manenkoff, John made a 49 pound pr in the bench press!

1920 Total @242 Raw w/wraps: Tee Cummins

"SPF Nationals--weighed in at 232. Not the day I wanted but was able to hit a 1920 total going 7/9. I plan to compete again in Kentucky on Sept 13 at 242."

720- good lift
770- good lift
790- no good

Caleb Williams Scores An American Record Clean and Jerk!

Former IPF World Champion and multiple time USAPL Champion wins another USA Weightlifting National Championship and breaks his own American Record with a clean and jerk lift of 174kg / 383.6lbs.!!!!!

Caleb's son took the video:)


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3rd Annual CanAm Bench Press Championship Complete!

1 day, 5 flights, 5 countries, one hell of a time! The competition turned out great and the hard weeks and months of preparation each competitor put in paid off well. Thank you to all those who came, the competitors, the platform and scoring crew, judges, and of course our (now horse) announcer. We hope you all had a great time and we can't wait to see everyone next year.

Loma Amore Pulls 360 @ 61

Loma Amore age 61 lifted in the Maria Bucchioni memorial women's championships sponsored by Raw United. The contest was held July 19th in Melbourne Fla. Loma competed at a BWT of 147. She entered the push/pull, her lifts were bench 205 deadlift 360. Loma has some serious hip problems which no longer allow her to squat. She trains at the World Gym in Port St Lucie Fla. The judges were Eric Talmant, Jack Stevens, Spero, and Bob Gaynor. Loma'a 360 was a 4th attempt.

Kimberly C. Walford captures the 72Kg class at USAPL Nationals!

From Kimberly-
Hi everyone recap from yesterday's USAPL Raw Nationals, I am thankful to say that I won the 72kg USAPL Open Women's Raw National title. So I've earned a slot for next Year's world team going to Finland.. Here's my results and a video of my best lifts.

Layne Norton wins USAPL Nationals 93Kg class!

Layne Norton (91.7kg / 202.1) competed the the USAPL Nationals in Aurora, CO on Saturday July 19th. With a total of 38 lifters in his class, Layne came out on top with a 295Kg (650) squat, 177.5Kg (391) bench and 310Kg (683) deadlift. His 782.5Kg (1725) total was good for 494.9 wilks points. Here is the footage of his squat:

Micah Marino 1660 @ 165!

Micah came in for a 1700+ total but just came up short with what is still an astonishing total of 1660! He made a 262.5 Kg (578 lbs) and missed 275 kg (606 lbs). He pressed 165 kg (363 lbs) and only got one white on his 180 kg (396 lbs) bench press attempt. In the deadlift he made a controversial 325.5 kg (717 lbs) pull to tie the All Time World record deadlift held by Paul Nguyen. Never the less 1660 is an incredible total.