By now, Hunter Henderson pulling off astonishing feats of squat energy isn’t any shock. On May 1, 2022, the powerlifter squatted 305 kilograms (672 kilos) for one rep through the 2022 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) FQ Classic 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Henderson’s squat (uncooked with wraps) is a brand new all-time report within the 82.5-kilogram weight class, and it ended up serving to her are available first for the occasion. In addition to her wraps, Henderson additionally donned a lifting belt and knee sleeves for the elevate.

Check out Henderson’s report squat under, courtesy of the Instagram profile of her coach Joe Sullivan:

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Rare Air

Henderson’s report could be much more spectacular in context. For the 82.5-kilogram weight class, it smashes Chakera Ingram’s earlier prime mark of 295 kilograms (650.3 kilos) from the 2019 USA-UA Boss of Bosses 6. Ingram equally achieved her squat whereas sporting wraps. Henderson’s squat can also be the second-highest ever with wraps in a full powerlifting meet, and she or he’s the fourth girl powerlifter, throughout all weight lessons, to squat a minimum of 300 kilograms (661.4 kilos) in competitors, in keeping with Open Powerlifting.

Finally, Henderson now possesses each the 82.5-kilogram weight class squat with wraps report and the 75-kilogram weight class report, because of a 295-kilogram squat (650-pound) from the 2021 WRPF Kern US Open.

With Henderson’s new 82.5-kilogram benchmark in account, listed here are the highest-ever squats by feminine powerlifters:

Female Powerlifters | Full Power Meet Top Squats (W/Wraps)

  1. April Mathis (89KG-plus) — 319.9 kilograms (705.4 kilos) | 2017 American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Gulfcoast
  2. Hunter Henderson (82.5KG) — 304.8 kilograms (672 kilos) | 2022 WRPF FQ Classic 2
  3. Kiersten Scurlock (89KG-plus) — 302.5 kilograms (666.9 kilos) | 2021 United Powerlifting Association (UPA) Hooligans Holiday Bash
  4. Samantha DiBois (89KG-plus) —  300 kilograms (661.4 kilos) | 2016 UPA Relentless Minnesota

While Henderson’s staggering squat drew a lot of the suitable consideration, the remainder of her efficiency was additionally stellar. Here are the ultimate prime stats from her whole meet:

Hunter Henderson (82.5KG) Lift Stats | 2022 WRPF FQ Classic 2

  • Squat (W/Wraps) — 304.8 kilograms (672 kilos) | 82.5KG all-time report
  • Bench Press (Raw) — 155 kilograms (341.7 kilos) | New competitors greatest 
  • Deadlift (Raw) — 255 kilograms (562.2 kilos)
  • Total — 715 kilograms (1,576.3 kilos) | New competitors greatest

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A Seamless Back and Forth

In addition to being one among powerlifting’s present brighter names, Henderson is an energetic aggressive bodybuilder. Most just lately, she received the 2021 National Physique Committee (NPC) USA Championship and earned her International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League card within the course of. That Henderson can steadiness skilled powerlifting and bodybuilding — two sports activities with totally totally different aims in energy and constructing muscle mass — could be a testomony to her prowess as an athlete.

In powerlifting, Henderson’s report meet extends her ongoing successful streak to eight consecutive victories. At 27-years-old, she has but to lose a powerlifting competitors.

Meanwhile, this meet was Henderson’s second occasion of the 12 months, following the 2022 USPA Hybrid Showdown 4. While there, Henderson set the 82.5-kilogram weight class uncooked squat report with a 250-kilogram elevate (551.1-pound). At the time of publishing, the powerlifter has not but introduced her subsequent competitors.

If Henderson’s stellar 2022 is any indication, she’ll possible proceed breaking new squat floor every time she competes subsequent.

Featured Image: @joesullivan_aod on Instagram