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    Default Brandon Gerdes 705lb deadlift record

    Hey guys I just set the new USPA American deadlift record in the 242lbs class. 705lb lift. I weighed in at 222lbs. This is just 2lbs away from the lower weight class. I have ulcerative colitis and had a flare cause me to drop 22lbs or so in 3 weeks as I prepped for this meet.

    I plan to do a few more meets and some bodybuilding shows this summer. I stay lean in the off season so prepping for a show is easy and I like using powerlifting to add some thickness.

    Also, I think it's badass when guys are successful in both sports. Why not simultaneously??

    Anyways here is the vid, I was pumped. It was a lot of fun.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JBeM...e_gdata_player

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    Very impressive deadlift bro! Congrats on your new American record! That's gotta be awesome to say to yourself ha.
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    Congrats man, that looked too easy lol
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    Awesome job Brandon!!



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    Pete Rubish will break that once his meet happens.

    nice lift no offense but yea.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq_3Q...tD0ensWNAuA%3D

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    good work gerdy

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    Quote Originally Posted by scimjara View Post
    Pete Rubish will break that once his meet happens.

    nice lift no offense but yea.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq_3Q...tD0ensWNAuA%3D

    holy shit, that kid is cock strong. damn


    congrats to Brandon on his record. nice work, esp with a big bw drop before the meet
    Last edited by GUNNER; 03-25-2012 at 05:52 PM.

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    Thanks guys!

    Hope Pete gets it so it gives me something else to aim for.

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