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Team Thurman Invades Colorado

Posted: November 19, 2012 by Editor in Uncategorized

After Danny Thurman competed at the NAPF Regional Benchpress Championships on November 17, his three sons competed in the USAPL Push Pull Nationals on November 18 in Aurora Colorado.
John Thurman, 22 years old competed in the 198 Junior Division and Benched 364 and Deadlifted 424. John attempted a Junior state record bench of 418 and was close to lockout with it.

Sixteen year old Derek Thurman lifted at 220 and hit a 320 bench and an easy 352 deadlift.
The youngest of the bunch, 13 year old Nick Thurman lifted in the 148 youth division and competed raw, not even a belt. He benched 160 and deadlifted 265.


Anderson Breaks IPF World Record

Posted: November 18, 2012 by Editor in Uncategorized

At the NAPF North American Regional Bench Championships, held in Denver, Tim Anderson breaks the IPF World Bench Record with a 315.5kg lift, 695lbs. The previous record was held be Ukraine’s Vadym Dovganyuk.

Here is the video

Nebraska lifters at the NAPF Bench

Posted: November 18, 2012 by Editor in Uncategorized

November 17, in Denver Colorado Nebraska lifters compete at the NAPF North American Regional Bench Championships. Danny Thurman took second in the 93kg Open class behind fellow world team member Adam Mamola. Thurman finished with a 573lb lift.
Peter Maynard took second in the Masters with a 462lb bench at 105kg.
Tim Anderson took first in the 105kg Open class.