Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

Weighins 7am Saturday Morning in Morganton

Looks like a heavy turnout for Saturday at the IBP MORGANTON PUSH PULL. We will start weighing lifters in a 7am. Please get there early as possible. Looking forward to seeing everyone. Good luck to the lifters.


Friday, November 2, 2012

Blast From The Past

Mike Price benches 625 pounds at the Iron Boy Bench Press Classic in Winston Salem, NC September 2001.

Sunday, October 28, 2012


October 28, 2006  Tom Isbell benches 500 pounds!
 IBP Oconee County Annual Bench Blast Seneca, South Carolina

Saturday, October 27, 2012


On This Day In IBP History

October 27, 2007- IBP South Carolina Powerlifting Championships Seneca, South Carolina
Outstanding Lifters were Open- William Brothers, Master-Gary Bolton, Teen- Neil Bolling and Aslynn Halvorson

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


The powerlifting community lost a great man. Mario Torrez passed away yesterday in Burlington, NC. He will be missed by all who new him.

 The memorial service will be this Saturday 27 October 2012 at:

Lowe Funeral Home
2205 South Church Street
Burlington, North Carolina

Phone: 336-228-8366

Vistation will be from 10:45-11:45 am
Memorial service will begin at 12:00 noon


Mario Torrez  B.S., M.A. Retired school teacher / wrestling coach


Powerlifting Competition Background

• Competed in Olympic and Powerlifting sanctioned meets 1962-2006.

• Won 6 State Titles in Michigan and Alaska.

• 2nd 1986 ADFPA National Masters

• Competitor at 1987 World Masters Olympic Lifting Championships.

• Competed in Michigan, Alaska, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina and Puerto Rico.


International and National Powerlifting Official 1962-2006

• Organizations- IPF Category II 1975-1990, USPF, USAPL, ADFPA, AAU, NASA, 100% RAW Federation, IBP and WABDL.



• Published author in Iron Man, Strength and Health, Muscular Development, NSCA (1979-1983) and PLUSA (1977).

• Author: An Advanced Guide: Strength Training For Wrestling (1978) [out of] print

• Conducted Powerlifting seminars, sanctioned competitions, certified state officials, in Michigan’s prison system including Jackson, the world’s largest walled Institution 1987-1996.

• Inducted into Michigan Powerlifting Hall of Fame (ca. 1990).

Former State Record Holder in Michigan, Alaska, and North Carolina.

USPF Michigan Powerlifting State Chairman 1985-1990.

• Former Powerlifting Meet Director (Michigan) 1977-1995.

• Former amateur wrestler in Michigan, Alaska, and Dominican Republic.


On This Day In IBP History

OCTOBER 24, 2009 Chip Martin achieved IBP ELITE lifting status at the IBP SC Powerlifting Championships, Easley,SC.
(700 lb. Squat, 435 lb. Bench, 665 lb. Deadlift, 1800 lb. Total) Lifts were done in the RAW 308+ class.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Allen Fisher hits ELITE TOTAL at the 2012 IBP NATIONALS.

Allen Fisher hit an IBP ELITE TOTAL in the 181 class at the 2012 IBP NATIONALS with a 515 squat, 345 bench, 550 deadlift for a 1410 total.


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Greg Crotts hits ELITE Total at the IBP NATIONALS

Greg Crotts achieved IBP ELITE LIFTER status in the RAW 275 lb. class at the IRON BOY POWERLIFTING NATIONALS with a 675 squat, 385 bench and 640 deadlift for a 1700 total.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Rachael Whaley

Rachael Whaley squat video from the 2012 IBP SC POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Leroy Marrow

Leroy Marrow Jr.

The IBP Family has lost a good friend. A long time IBP lifter Leroy Marrow has passed away. He had been fighting cancer for some time. We saw Leroy on March 10 in Warrenton at the bench press meet. He was smiling the way he always seemed to be. We will miss him. Our condolences go out to the General Marrow Family as well as the William Marrow Family.

LEROY MARROW, JR. 49 of 543 Whitten Avenue died March 22, 2012 at Maria Parham Hospital.

He was born in Vance County and the son of Ida Mae Marrow and the late Leroy Marrow, Sr.

He was educated in the Vance County Public Schools and a 1982 graduated of Vance Senior High.  He joined Oak Level United Church of Christ at an early age.

Survivors include is mother, Ida Marrow of Henderson, N. C.; two brothers, General Grant Marrow, Sr. of Louisburg, N.C., and William Thomas Marrow of Raleigh, N.C.
Family receiving friends at the resident, 543 Whitten Avenue.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Jonathan Logan Video

Jonathan Logan deadlifts 625 pounds at the IBP REGIONAL PUSH PULL CHAMPIONSHIPS.




March 10, 2012

Hercules Powerlifting Team Presents the

IBP Northeastern Carolina Bench Clash & Strict Curl

Warren County High School

Warrenton, North Carolina

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Two Big IBP Meets coming up !

Really looking forward to the upcoming weeks...
March 10, 2012

3rd Annual Northeastern Carolina Bench Clash & Strict CurlWarrenton, North Carolina

March 17, 2012

2nd Annual IBP Spring Fling Rage In The Cage Push Pull Marion, North Carolina

Monday, February 20, 2012

Thanks to everyone who participated in the11th Annual IBP REGIONAL PUSH PULL CHAMPIONSHIPS

I want to thank all the lifters who lifted in Saturday's meet. You put on a great show of strength. I also want to thank the judges, spotters and other volunteers for helping us put on the event. We couldn't do it without you.

Friday, January 13, 2012

2012 IBP Schedule Coming Together

2012 IBP Event Schedule
February 18, 2012
11th Annual IBP Regional Push Pull Championships
Pharr Family YMCA McAdenville, NC
March 10, 2012
3rd Annual Northeastern Carolina Bench Clash & Strict Curl
Warrenton, North Carolina
March 17, 2012
2nd Annual IBP Spring Fling Push Pull
Club Fitness, Marion, North Carolina

April 13, 2012
6th Annual IBP RAW Bench Press & Strict Curl Championships
The Platform Gym, Concord, NC
April 14, 2012
7th Annual IBP Tarheel State Powerlifting Championships
The Platform Gym, Concord, NC