One of Kristy Hawkins’ uncanny skills is how straightforward the powerlifter can raise eye-opening weights. Though, because the Chief Science Officer for biotech firm Antheia, with a Masters and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from CalTech — it appears she has abilities in all kinds of areas. A current energy mark suggests Hawkins can do all of it. 

On July 15, 2022, over Instagram, Hawkins (75KG) shared a coaching clip whereby she deadlifted 285 kilograms (628.2 kilos) uncooked from a standard stance with a blended grip. The deadlift is a private file (PR) for Hawkins, who wore a lifting belt for the pull. It’s additionally 10 kilograms (22.1 kilos) greater than her present World Record of 275 kilograms (606.3 kilos) within the 75-kilogram division, achieved on the 2021 World Raw Powerlifting (WRPF) The Bucked Up Showdown. 

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According to Open Powerlifting, Hawkins’ new PR is 3.8 instances her normal competitors physique weight of 165 kilos. Yet, as Hawkins says in her Instagram caption, the PR does certainly look fairly “casual” for the powerlifter. 

Hawkins has been on a sizzling streak of coaching milestones currently. On July 13, 2022, a mere two days earlier than her deadlift PR, Hawkins captured a 157.5-kilogram (347-pound) bench press PR. Just two weeks earlier than that, on June 30, 2022, Hawkins hit a double deadlift PR of 277.5 kilograms (611.8 kilos) and a double deficit deadlift PR of 255 kilograms (562.2 kilos).

Hawkins at a Glance 

Based on the historical past of Hawkins’ powerlifting profession, it shouldn’t be shocking to see her making an unofficial World Record deadlift look so clean. 

The American athlete possesses three of the 4 principal world data within the 75-kilogram class. Her bench press of 155 kilograms (341.7 kilos) is the second-heaviest ever. Allison Hind stands in first place with a uncooked World Record press of 163.2 kilograms (359.8 kilos) from the 2022 Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate (RPS) North American and New Jersey State Championships. 

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Here are the all-time uncooked competitors bests for Hawkins at 75 kilograms:

Kristy Hawkins (75KG) | All-Time Raw Competition Bests

  • Squat — 262.5 kilograms (578.7 kilos)
  • Bench Press — 155 kilograms (341.7 kilos) | Second-Heaviest All-Time
  • Deadlift — 275 kilograms (606.3 kilos) | World Record
  • Total — 685 kilograms (1,510.2 kilos) | World Record

Hawkins’ general profession outcomes may be simply as spectacular as her prolonged data and coaching marks ledger. At the time of this writing, Hawkins has competed in 18 contests since her debut in April 2013. She has 14 victories, three second-place outcomes, and has by no means failed to succeed in the rostrum. She has 9 straight wins relationship again to the 2017 United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) CETC US Open Powerlifting Championships — by far the longest successful streak of her profession. 

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What’s Ahead

Her assortment of current PRs apart, on the time of this publication, Hawkins has not confirmed when she’ll seem on a sanctioned lifting platform subsequent. Her monitor file would make it appear doubtless she extends some data and even provides some to her resume. 

Featured picture: @kristy_hawkins on Instagram