Kenneth McFadden of Darlington dead lifts 650 pounds at the 16th annual Bench Press and Dead Lift Contest on Saturday in Georgetown. McFadden won two events during the competition.
The Winyah Fitness Center hosted the 16th annual Bench Press and Dead Lift Contest on May 12 at Rainey Park in Georgetown.
Twenty-three participants, ranging in age from 10 to 70, competed.
Kenneth McFadden of Darlington, who weighs 273 pounds, lifted 515 pounds to win the best raw bench press award and 650 pounds to win highest dead lift award.
Bryan McRavin of Darlington, who weighs 218 pounds, lifted 500 pounds to win best shirt bench award.
John Rhem of Georgetown, who weighs 166 pounds, lifted 520 pounds to win best dead lift award. Rhem also won the best dead lift award at the 2010 competition.
The youngest competitor, 10-year-old Nyles McRavin, who weighs 55 pounds, lifted 71 pounds.
The oldest, 70-year-old Jack Powell, who weighs 273 pounds, lifted 330 pounds.
More than 50 spectators watched the event, which was part of Winyah Fitness Center's celebration of National Fitness Month.
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