Becky Rich Takes USPF Nationals

Create: 07/04/2009 - 11:20
Yesterday, Beck Rich captured the 132 pound weight class on the first day of lifting at the USPF Nationals which continue through Sunday in LaMirada, California. Rich posted an 826 pound total. Rich, who competed raw, is ranked tenth on the Raw World Power Rankings. If her total had been done in a raw federation, it would be ranked number one on the Lifter Rankings. Rich squatted 297 pounds, benched 209, and deadlifted 319 pounds. Here is video of Rich's lifts:

Comments

Submitted by Jeff Hackett 1 on
only the strong survive Good lifts, almost made the last one. That is the problem with sumo pulling it makes the lockout harder. Why does she have to lift in a raw Fed to be ranked #l? If It raw it is raw and if it is #1 then it is #1. Jeff Hackett.

Submitted by Staff on
hacketjj1 wrote:
only the strong survive Good lifts, almost made the last one. That is the problem with sumo pulling it makes the lockout harder. Why does she have to lift in a raw Fed to be ranked #l? If It raw it is raw and if it is #1 then it is #1. Jeff Hackett.
These are official rankings. She can't have officially competed raw in a federation that doesn't offer a raw division. She officially competed single ply. The Lifter Rankings would be impossible to keep if each and every lifters actual equipment worn had to be determined.

Submitted by Putt Houston on
love your stuff Becky... great day! You might have fought that pull out to finish... I may have given you a few more seconds as a head ref to allow you to actually fail. Of course in person it is easier to determine your progress. I'm simply just watching two dimensional video. Putt Houston.... now with Ridiculous BCWW

Submitted by koyongi on
Putt Houston wrote:
love your stuff Becky... great day! You might have fought that pull out to finish... I may have given you a few more seconds as a head ref to allow you to actually fail. Of course in person it is easier to determine your progress. I'm simply just watching two dimensional video. Putt Houston.... now with Ridiculous BCWW
I pulled until I got the down command from the head judge!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
Anonymous wrote:
i wish more girls were like this. what a solid hunk of woman
Very very nice. Alot of non lifer women are afraid of looking thicker but body type is damn near perfect as far as I can tell in these videos. That's completely beside she's as strong as freakin' super women. Keep it up.

Submitted by 3Whites on
Very Nice Becky!! super strong! However, may I ask how you put 20lbs+ on your squat and 17lbs on your bench in less then 4 months? At the Arnold you only hit 275 on squat and 192 on the bench....whats your secret? Smile Very impressive!!!! Can't wait to see what you do at RAW Nationals!! Best of luck!!

Submitted by Putt Houston on
3Whites wrote:
Very Nice Becky!! super strong! However, may I ask how you put 20lbs+ on your squat and 17lbs on your bench in less then 4 months? At the Arnold you only hit 275 on squat and 192 on the bench....whats your secret? Smile Very impressive!!!! Can't wait to see what you do at RAW Nationals!! Best of luck!!
20lb.... 17lbs..... those are only like missed attempts. LOL! I hope nobody ever ask me why sometimes my total fluctuates between 100lbs depending if you go 6 for 9 or 9 for 9. Hell I make 50lb to 75lb jumps in my squat sometimes. Call me crazy but that was a really weird question. I'm thinking 4 monts to add those few lbs on your total would be normal... maybe even expected with team training and changing up your training methods. Was it just me or is that question off the wall?

Submitted by koyongi on
Putt Houston wrote:
3Whites wrote:
Very Nice Becky!! super strong! However, may I ask how you put 20lbs+ on your squat and 17lbs on your bench in less then 4 months? At the Arnold you only hit 275 on squat and 192 on the bench....whats your secret? Smile Very impressive!!!! Can't wait to see what you do at RAW Nationals!! Best of luck!!
20lb.... 17lbs..... those are only like missed attempts. LOL! I hope nobody ever ask me why sometimes my total fluctuates between 100lbs depending if you go 6 for 9 or 9 for 9. Hell I make 50lb to 75lb jumps in my squat sometimes. Call me crazy but that was a really weird question. I'm thinking 4 monts to add those few lbs on your total would be normal... maybe even expected with team training and changing up your training methods. Was it just me or is that question off the wall?
I don't think it's too weird of a question! My total was stuck for a couple of years. I guess I owe some credit to a great team, some modified WBB, a smattering of Crossfit, and whey protein. Smile

Submitted by jphadden on
Anonymous wrote:
Is it just me or was there no "press" command at the bench?
USPF does not have a press command.

Submitted by Eric Talmant on
Congratulations, Becky! I couldn't help but notice your excellent technique in the warm-up room on Friday. Please send me an email to erictalmant@yahoo.com because I would really like to talk to you about coming to the 2010 Raw Unity Meet in Tampa. All The Best, Eric www.rawunitymeet.com www.erictalmant.com CITIUS,ALTIUS,FORTIUS Proudly Sponsored By: BMF Sports Ultra Life, Inc. Critical Bench Titan Support Systems

Submitted by GordonLake (not verified) on
I trained with Becky all last summer and she could not hit a 315lb deadlift or a 190 lb bench press, ever since moving to California and teaming up with Wild Iron and consistently working on her Crossfit workouts she has become stronger and leaner and drug-free. One of the scariest female lifters around, She will kill it at RAW Nationals. Team WildIron is definitely producing great athletes.

Submitted by JC Carter on
GordonLake wrote:
ever since moving to California and teaming up with Wild Iron and consistently working on her Crossfit workouts she has become stronger and leaner and drug-free.
So she was weaker, fatter and drug using before?

Submitted by drdeadlift on
JC Carter wrote:
GordonLake wrote:
ever since moving to California and teaming up with Wild Iron and consistently working on her Crossfit workouts she has become stronger and leaner and drug-free.
So she was weaker, fatter and drug using before?
Its too bad that a great lifter just can't be given credit without the inevitable asshole comments being made. Great job Becky, I'm glad I got to see it in person.

Victor J Calia

Submitted by koyongi on
JC Carter wrote:
GordonLake wrote:
ever since moving to California and teaming up with Wild Iron and consistently working on her Crossfit workouts she has become stronger and leaner and drug-free.
So she was weaker, fatter and drug using before?
Well, I WAS technically weaker and fatter...

Submitted by Putt Houston on
koyongi wrote:
JC Carter wrote:
GordonLake wrote:
ever since moving to California and teaming up with Wild Iron and consistently working on her Crossfit workouts she has become stronger and leaner and drug-free.
So she was weaker, fatter and drug using before?
Well, I WAS technically weaker and fatter...
lol... and so hot too

Submitted by GordonLake (not verified) on
That was not supposed to be an asshole comment buddy, i am one of beckys closet friends. I was saying that she is ridicuously strong and has been drug-free her entire life. And you were not fatter last summer beck...maybe a lil weaker...it was your diet of Kashi and Lucky Charms...she is one of the most impressive RAW female lifters bottom line