Russian Championships - 2014 Bench Press Women

From 13 to 14 March Sports Complex Moscow Veterinary Academy has welcomed Russian Championship Bench Press. These competitions have attracted the attention of nearly half thousand athletes from 58 regions of the country. Read More (2014 Bench Press Women)

Cass pulls 821!

One of the best pullers in the world,
Brandon Cass pulled 821 raw
at the USPA Show me classic this past March 14 in Springfield, MO.

Mike McGivern 1,515 @163.6 Classic Raw !

In only his second meet ever, Mike hit 1515 @ 163 raw w/ wraps!
He intends to start training for a tune up meet for the Olympia Single Ply meet.
USPA Show Me Classic 3/15
573 squat, 380 bench, 562 deadlift

APF Bench Press Competition : Tom K

"This is my return to the platform after the loss of a good friend. I only trained 3 weeks for this meet but felt it was necessary for me to try to enjoy what I love doing most, powerlifting.

I was in the 100kg/220lbs weight class for bench only. I weighed in at 218.86lbs, broke the previous CA record of 429.0lbs with a easy 435.41lbs bench."

2014 APF Senior Nationals Meet Entries Now Available

Michigan APF is proud to announce the meet entries and informational flyer are now available on the Michigan APF website for the 2014 APF Senior Nationals. Both online and paper based entries are available: http://www.michiganapf.com/upcoming-meets/

Meet Flyer: http://www.michiganapf.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/senior_nat_meet_info.pdf

Jessica Cockreham Florida Performance


Jessica Cockreham competed yesterday in the 32nd Annual Florida State powerlifting meet.

She weighed in at 111 lbs and squatted 259 lbs, got a 160 lbs bench and a 303 lbs deadlift breaking the Florida 114 open record by 122 lbs.

2 BEARDS ENTER; 1 BEARD LEAVES...

If you haven't heard, 2 of the best 275ers in the game are set to go head-to-head at Relentless 2014; Marshall Johnson -VS- Justin Graalfs. The challenge was issued (By: Mecca Barbell ) that the loser must shave off his hair and epic beard. These men are great friend with a huge respect for each other and a love for HopeKids. The BEARD challenge will take place "IF" Marshall's donations page reaches $10K. Please (click this link) and give anything you can to help these great lifters support hundreds of children who didn't have the same opportunity...a choice to give up their hair. Got Hope?

Guinness Deadlift Record - 405x40 in 60sec

On Sunday, powerlifter Chris Duffin, 36, of Elite Performance Center sumo-style dead-lifted 16,200 pounds-- 40 reps of 405 pounds-- in one minute, shattering the previous Guinness record of 10,535 pounds, which was set by Walter Urban in Canada in 2012. Read more (Guinness Deadlift Record) Footage (405x40 in 60sec )

25 times Raw without wraps between 40-48: 2000+!


Off day in the bench with a 523 but did squat 750 and deadlift 810 for a total of 2083 without wraps at NASA Iowa state meet.

This gives Beau the number 1 rankings in the masters for 2014 and still high in the open rankings 2014!

SPF Texas State Relocated

The SPF Texas State Powerlifting Championships on May 10, 2014 has moved locations to the Emerald Beach Hotel in downtown Corpus on the Corpus Christi Bay. The Emerald Beach Hotel is on the beach! Lifters will get an exceptionally low room rate and guests will get a discounted room rate. Don't miss out on the cash prizes at this meet and the opportunity for a family vacation on the beach.

Record-breaking Sochi 2014 Paralympics close in celebration of possibility Inbox x

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games - which were record-breaking in terms of athletic performances, ticket sales and media coverage - came to an end on Sunday evening (16 March) at Fisht Stadium with a spectacular Closing Ceremony.

Through the theme of "Reaching the Impossible," the Closing Ceremony illuminated how dreams can be achieved through strength and passion to change the perception of "impossible" to "I'm possible."

IPC President Sir Philip Craven addressed the stadium during the Closing Ceremony, saying:

Wayne Hammes Masters All Time!

Wayne set a new All Time Raw world record total in 308's 50-59 class with 1670 total!
His lifts at the NASA Iowa State consisted of a of
squat 617 pounds, bench 424 and 628 dead lift!

Justin Caputo Preps For June 7th


Justin Caputo squatted 555lbs plus 30lbs in chains in getting ready for the Lexen-RPS meet June 7th in Columbus Ohio.
Justin competes at 165 lbs and has been on fire as of late with his squat progress.

Relentless Minnesota Charity Fundraiser Meet video (A MUST SEE!!)

This video is showing some of our nations protectors as they honor the real heroes that are in our own backyard. Relentless Minnesota and Relentless Detroit is creating such a huge impact in the helping out these children in need. These are more than just powerlifting meets. These competitions change lives.

2014 UPA MI State Powerlifting Championships LIVE STREAM link

Check out the Inaugural UPA MI State Powerlifting Championships today! (Saturday March 15th)
Lifting starts at 9am local time. Here is the link.
(2014 UPA MI State Powerlifting Championships LIVE STREAM link)