2016 Female Lifter Of The Year

Ellen Stein
13% (305 votes)
Rheta West
43% (1018 votes)
Samantha Coleman
33% (780 votes)
April Shumaker
2% (55 votes)
Marianna Gasparyan
1% (16 votes)
Galina Abrimova
1% (12 votes)
Kristy Hawkins
2% (47 votes)
Wei-Ling Chen
6% (131 votes)
Total votes: 2364

2017 USPA American Cup- CONGRATULATIONS to EVERYONE who made the "RAW All Time Top-20 Rankings!!!!!

From Michael Soong "All Time Historical Powerlifting World Records/Rankings" Statistician: CONGRATULATIONS to EVERYONE who made the "RAW All Time Top-20 Rankings!!!!! Check out your actual listing below!

***** Attention Connecticut Powerlifters *******

On Saturday March 18, 2017, Ferraro's Gym in Wallingford, CT will be hosting the 2017 IPA Connecticut Ironman Push/Pull Showdown.

2017 IPA CONNECTICUT IRONMAN PUSH/PULL SHOWDOWN

BENCH ONLY AND DEADLIFT ONLY QUALIFIER FOR THE 2017 IPA WORLD POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS APRIL 22-23, 2017 IN AMHERST, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

MEN’S QUALIFICATION TOTALS

WOMEN’S QUALIFICATION TOTALS

Lilliebridge Massive Pulls!!!

Videos of Eric pulling monster deads at the UA meet in Iowa! There he opened with 788, then jumped big to 865! For the all time record he went straight to a mind boggling 942 pounds!
It was well on its way up when fate struck and he tore his calluses!
Watch all three of his pulls:

Beau Moore 1,978 at 51!

Big Beau broke his own 50+ super heavy record with a 727 squat,
523 bench press and 727 deadlift to total 1,978 pounds!
Check out his performance:

Day 1 GPC Summer Classic Winners

Here are all the winners from Day one of the GPC Summer Classic
WOMEN
52kg class - 327.5kg Ruchell Hutton
56kg class - 340kg Nina Markopoulos
60kg class - 387.5kg Lauren Hannon
67.5kg class - 450kg Rebecca Gleich
75kg class - 445kg Maria Barba
82.5kg class - 360kg Layla Busacca
90kg class - 407.5kg Laura Bell

Texas we are coming your way!


Juggernaut Training Systems
Come learn from Chad Wesley Smith, Dr. Mike Israetel, Max Aita,
Dr. Quinn Henoch and Dr. James Hoffmann on Sunday, April 30th in Arlington, TX
at the next installment of the Juggernaut Performance Summit:

Rocks Discount Vitamins After Hours!

A word from our sponsor Rocks Discount Vitamins!

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Henry Thomason ranks 1st in 308’s @ 2341.3 lbs. - USPF Single Ply

Henry Thomason Ranks 1st in 308’s @ 2341.3 lbs. - USPF Single Ply

The USPF Ross Shreves Powerlifting Classic 12/3/16 @ Mr. Atlas Pro/Am Expo - Arlington Texas - 1st Place 308's Open and Sub Masters - Single Ply - Squat 920 - 972.2 (AR) - 1008x Bench Press 663.5x - 663.5(AR) - 694x Deadlift 622- 705 - 728x - (2,341.3) lbs. total @ 277.0 - America Sub Master Record. This total places Henry at # 1 and this makes the 3rd year in a row being ranked #1 in the 308's. Also, back in November he was ranked #1 in the 275's single ply (2,351 lbs.) after winning WPC Powerlifting Worlds.

Ray Williams Nominated For IWGA Athlete of the Year!

Ray Williams has won his third consecutive IPF Classic World Powerlifting Championship. At the event in Killeen/Texas (USA) 29-year-old IWGA Athlete of the Month for June 2016 also set a new squat world record at 438 kg and a new total world record at 1,043 kg. The athlete from the USA, performing in the Super Heavyweight weight class, made waves in the International Powerlifting Federation when he became the first man to squat 410 kg. Ray Williams is a class act on the platform when he competes, and a man of character off the platform as an ambassador for his sport. The Fox Sports channel said about him: “Ray Williams is a very strong man.” No way, to deny this.

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2017 Bar Benders Meet Announcement

Ironhorse Powerlifting and Rock's Discount Vitamins and More Present the 5th Annual Bar Benders on the Bay Powerlifting Championships on March 11, 2017. Don't miss out on this awesome event! The meet will be held at the Emerald Beach Hotel in Corpus Christi on the Bay. All lifters are welcome! Cash prizes for the best lifters. The top 3 in every class will trophy. Awards range from medals and sculptures to championship belts!

USAPL Winter Games of Texas- Chance Mitchell


Congratulations to Chance Mitchell, earning the “Best Lifter” award at the USAPL Winter Games of Texas.
Chance competes in the 93kg class, going 9 for 9, 611/358/705 and a 1,675 total.
Chance will also compete at the Arnold Sports Festival March 3-5, in Columbus Ohio.

WPC/CAPO Nationals- CONGRATULATIONS to Kat Becker!

From Michael Soong "All Time Historical Powerlifting World Records/Rankings" Statistician: CONGRATULATIONS on your recent performance! Check out your actual listing below!

165 Pound (75 Kilogram) Women’s Weight Division -- RAW Squat
RAW Squat X-Bwt RAW Female Lifter/ Nationality/ YOB/ Date/ Actual Weight/ Exact Bodyweight/ Location/ Federation
8. 463.0 (210.0) *2.82X Kat Becker (Australia/84) 8/13/16 (210.0 kg. @ 74.6 kg., without a squat suit.) (Sydney, Australia) (WPC)
Page 55 of the “Rankings-RAW” document.

2016 SPF Grit House PL and BP- CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah Lewis!!!

From Michael Soong "All Time Historical Powerlifting World Records/Rankings" Statistician: CONGRATULATIONS on your recent performance! Check out your actual listing below!

181 Pound (82.5 Kilogram) Women’s Weight Division -- RAW Squat
RAW Squat X-Bwt RAW Female Lifter/ Nationality/ YOB/ Date/ Actual Weight/ Exact Bodyweight/ Location/ Federation
7. 474.0 (215.0) *2.82X Sarah Lewis (US/82) 9/3/16 (215.0 kg. @ 167.8 lb., without a squat suit.) (Cleveland, Tennessee) (SPF)
Page 58 of the “Rankings-RAW” document.

Liftinglarge.com is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Sponsorship contest!

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