Roger Ryan Grabs Over 50 Bench Record
Roger Ryan, 308, bench pressed 716 pounds on Saturday to register the highest bench press in history for someone over the age of 50. Ryan, 52, was competing in the WABDL Southern Regionals in Dallas, Texas. He hit his first lift at 650 pounds, second at 672, and third at 694, before taking the historic lift on his fourth attempt. Ryan's lift ups his own record of 711 pounds.