Scot Mendelson, USA – Powerlifter – (1st 1000lb Bench Press)
Scot Mendelson (born February 21, 1969) is an American powerlifter, who specializes in the bench press. He has broken multiple world records and currently is the raw (unassisted) world record holder in the 308-pound weight class with 701 lb (318 kg) since 2002 and the equipped world record holder in the 275-pound class with 1,031 lb (468 kg) since 2009. He also held the all-time world record in the raw bench press, regardless of weight class with 715 lb (324 kg) for 8 years. Working as a self-employed personal trainer, he runs his own gym called F.I.T.