On May 4, 2022, Jessica Buettner gave the powerlifting neighborhood one other inside have a look at her power progress when she deadlifted 250 kilograms (551 kilos) for 2 reps.

The stellar pull will not be solely a double PR for Buettner — who competes within the 76-kilogram weight class — however the weight on the bar is over the present IPF World Record deadlift. Buettner holds that present document — a mark of 247.5 kilograms (545.6 kilos), which she set on the 2021 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships.

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Notably, Buettner as soon as pulled 250 kilograms (551 kilos) throughout the 2020 Canadian Power Union (CPU) Nationals. While not an IPF World Record — it didn’t happen in a world competitors — the determine is a National Record. In the years since, Buettner now pulling that deadlift mark twice might be a testomony to her coaching diligence.

A Thorough Preview

The deadlift double unofficial document ought to be unsurprising when contemplating Buettner’s current coaching historical past. She’s been displaying off loads of noteworthy good points along with her deadlift all through 2022.

To begin the 12 months, Buettner acquired the ball rolling when she deadlifted 252.5 kilograms (556.6 kilos) with ease, unofficially breaking her IPF World Record (76KG) then and there. Later, in early April 2022, the Canadian displayed a mixture of power and endurance when she pulled 227.2 kilograms (501 kilos) for six reps. Finally, roughly every week earlier, on the time of this writing, Buettner notched a two-rep deadlift of 245 kilograms (541 kilos).

In the caption of her Instagram publish, Buettner alludes to her place on the incoming 2022 CPU Nationals, which happen on May 9-14, 2022, in St. Johns, Canada. Following that meet, after a brief break, she is going to then characteristic on the 2022 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships on June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa.

Provided Buettner seamlessly transfers over her current coaching good points, a few of her competitors bests may not stand for much longer. If all goes nicely, she might additionally lengthen a present competitors successful streak — that dates again to late 2019 — to 5 consecutive victories. Here are Buettner’s prime profession marks to this stage:

Jessica Buettner (76KG) | Top Meet PRs

  • Squat — 210.4 kilograms (464 kilos) | Raw | IPF World Record
  • Bench Press — 105 kilograms (231.5 kilos) | Raw
  • Deadlift — 250 kilograms (551 kilos) | Raw | National Record
  • Total — 562.9 kilograms (1,241.2 kilos) | Raw | IPF World Record

[Related: Powerlifter Marissa Wilson Captures A 260.8-Kilogram (575-Pound) 2-Rep Squat For A PR]

What Lies Ahead

In the approaching weeks, Buettner will seemingly enter each the 2022 CPU Nationals and the 2022 IPF World Championships as one of many favorites. Whether she finally comes out on prime is a distinct story. Though, if she’s going to set some type of a deadlift PR seemingly each week, a few extra victories and information would possibly quickly be her reward.

Featured picture: @djessicabuettner on Instagram