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Author: IPNT via YouTube.com | Created: Sun Jul 01 09:43:54 UTC 2012 | Last Updated: Fri Feb 14 17:12:39 UTC 2014

Ipowerlift.net is proud to bring you some of the greatest Powerlifting Legends in the history of the sport.
This is a small sample of the great 
Powerlifters of the past.

Frederick Hatfield

As a powerlifter, Hatfield won 2 IPF World Powelifting Championships titles in 1983 and 1986. At the age of 45, he set a squat world record by lifting 1014 pounds in the 100kg weight class.






Larry Pacifico

102 competitions and set 54 World Records during his powerlifting career ... time champion and Larry will always be the legend of all time to us ..
Don Reinhoudt
was the only Super Heavyweight to hold World Records in all three lifts (bench, squat, deadlift) simultaneously. He was the first man to break the 2,400 lb barrier, with a 2,420 lb total (later was downgraded with the actual weight of 2391 pounds or 1084.5 KG), achieved in 1975. His career aggregate total was 2427 pounds.

Bill Kazmier

Bill Kazmaier  Possibly the strongest man who ever lived.  During the 1970s and 80s, he set numerous powerlifting and strongman world records, and won two International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) world championships and three World Strongest Man titles. He was the first and only person in history to lift a live bengal tiger overhead with his left arm

Powerlifting Legend Vince Anello was one of teh greatest deadlifters of all time.  Here he is deadlifiting 810 pounds for a World Record in 19777.                             

Ed Coan

 As a 220-pound lifter, he set over seventy world records and became the lightest man to shatter the 2400 barrier.  He set an all-time powerlifting record total at 2,463 pounds, even though at the time he was not in the heaviest weight class.

Ed Coan's best result in an international, and drug tested, competition is 1,035 kg (2,282 lbs) in the 100 kg weight class at the 1994 IPF Senior World Championships. This at the time was a world record.


Dan Austin Deadlifts 695 pounds at 148 lb. body weight for a World Record. At the 1988 World Record Breakers.


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