In late March 2022, Danny Grigsby (140KG) grew to become the primary ever powerlifter to tug a uncooked deadlift over 1,000 kilos in a sanctioned contest. He accomplished the 465-kilogram (1,025.2-pound) pull on the 2022 United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Virginia Beach Classic 2 for an all-time World Record. Months later, throughout the canine days of July, Grigsby virtually makes the power achievement appear to be an on a regular basis incidence.

On July 17, 2022, whereas utilizing a sumo stance and overhand grip, Grigsby shared footage of himself deadlifting 455 kilograms (1,003 kilos) uncooked throughout a coaching session. 

Last heavy pull, fingers will not be a difficulty now, fortunately. Everything is coming collectively at simply the correct time. 

After the stacked barbell flew off the bottom, the pull regarded really easy for the 28-year-old Grigsby that he held the burden for just a few seconds on the high of his rep, beaming a smile from ear to ear. 

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In the feedback of his Instagram submit, Grigsby’s staggering pull drew the eye of notable powerlifting friends like Jamal Browner and Ashton Rouska.

Notably, whereas Grigsby owns the all-time deadlift World Record within the 125-kilogram division, Browner is not any slouch in relation to pulling large weight. A latest 432.5-kilogram (953.5-pound) standard stance PR is a superb instance of what he brings to the desk. Additionally, in line with Open Powerlifting, Browner’s 440.5-kilogram (971-pound) deadlift from the 2020 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) Hybrid Showdown II is the heaviest uncooked deadlift from a full energy meet within the 110-kilogram weight class. 

As two athletes proficient with their deadlifts, Grigsby and Browner have collaborated up to now.

Roughly three weeks earlier than Grigsby pulled over 1,000 kilos once more, he and Browner skilled collectively at Corrupted Strength — a gymnasium in Stafford, Texas. While it’s unclear what the 2 taught one another, it won’t be a stretch to imagine it was a mutually worthwhile session for 2 of the strongest athletes on the planet. 

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Never one to relaxation on his laurels, Grigsby has a busy schedule forward of him. The athlete will compete on the 2022 WRPF The American Pro. That contest will happen on July 29-30, 2022, in Manassas, VA.

Per his Instagram, Grigsby’s lofty objectives as a competitor stay unchanged — he desires to seize at the least a 1,043.3-kilogram (2,300-pound) complete in a sanctioned lifting contest. At the time of this writing, the athlete’s heaviest-ever complete is 1,025.1 kilograms (2,116.4 kilos) from the 2022 USPA Virginia Beach Classic 2. That can also be the World Record for the 140-kilogram division.

Judging by deadlift prowess, in addition to latest block bench press and again squat private information (PR) shared on his social media, Grigsby could quickly notice his formidable powerlifting imaginative and prescient. 

Featured picture: @dan_grigs on Instagram