402.5lb Deadlift at 78



Powerlifting Watch notes the first remote lift in a sanctioned meet, that of 78yo lifter Robert Cortes.

Not only is the concept of remote lifting a great one (as Kris will certainly attest); the lifts themselves weren't bad at all. Take a look.


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