A treat for all British Powerlifting readers, a perspective on the recent British Equipped Championships from everyone’s favourite spotter and loader, the one and only Mike King.
Some very impressive lifting by all age & weight classes both male & female:
Ellie steel managing a huge 160kg bench press at 58.5 kg bw
Sheri Miles pulled a 210 kg deadlift
Holly Bryans, a super impressive lifter with excellent lifting technique hitting a 225kg squat, 140kg bench press and a 190kg deadlift for a 555kg total at just 71.5kg bodyweight.
Katerina Sweatman benching a massive 180kg Only 1 bomber in this championship, but this is part of equipped powerlifting... It happens!
The men certainly didn’t disappoint either:
Dave Richardson pulling a huge 370.5 giving him a 900kg plus total
Jack Cook achieving a 900kg total
Phil Richard attaining a 303kg squat, a 205kg bench press and a 245kg deadlift for a 753kg total, with a bodyweight of just 76.6kg in the masters 1 class
Bernie McGurk 250kg squat in the masters 2, under 74kg class
Ray Bowring squatting a huge 380kgs
Young Daniel McGauley enjoyed his day lifting in his kit, and was seen to be cutting some bodybuilding poses with Robert Rodney whilst receiving his trophy