Don Reinhoudt, USA – Powerlifter & Strongman (1st Man to break the 2400 total IPF)

Don Reinhoudt, USA - Strongman & PowerlifterDonald C. Reinhoudt (born March 5, 1945) is a former world champion powerlifter and strongman from the United States. He is the first and only 4 time-in-a-row IPF World Powerlifting Superheavyweight Champion (1973 – 1976), having held all 4 of the 4 powerlifting records in his day. Don was the first man to break the 2400 pound total record in powerlifting, which was performed raw by today’s standards, beating the legendary Jon Cole in 1975. Setting and breaking over forty powerlifting records throughout his career, he is widely considered to be one of the very best powerlifters of all time. Don still holds the world records for the biggest raw squat ever performed without knee wraps at 934┬álbs and the highest raw total in history at 2391┬álbs. In his later years he competed in some of the early World’s Strongest Man contests and won 1979’s competition, beating a young soon-to-be 3 times in a row World’s Strongest Man Bill Kazmaier

 

       

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Strongman Winter Warriors took place at Ballynahinch Community Centre. where 15 of the strongest men were gathered to claim 10 places at the All Ireland Final in Bangor 8th April 2019. The first event was the farmers walk (125KG) in each hand. This event was dominated by the “Giant” Sean O’Hagan who blasted 30m in
Strongman Winter Warriors 2019 for the Leslie Steele Cup This contest will be charity based event in memory of the great strongman, powerlifter and friend Leslie Steele who recently passed away and also in aid of the Edge Youth and Community Centre. This will be an all level contest involving, juniors, masters, 95 and 110kg
Strongman Winter Warriors 2019 for the Leslie Steele Cup This contest will be charity based event in memory of the great strongman, powerlifter and friend Leslie Steele who recently passed away and also in aid of the Edge Youth and Community Centre. This will be an all level contest involving, juniors, masters, 95 and 110kg

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