Meet our competitive powerlifters
Tanno de Pender
Sponsored -93kg athlete
Tanno won gold at the 2016 collegiate nationals and got bronze at the 2016 open nationals. He also holds the Collegiate deadlift record.
Best lifts: 245kg/180kg/300kg
Robbin Dinh Van
Sub junior -66kg
Robbin is the current Sub junior -66kg squat, bench, deadlift and total record holder. He’s currently in prep for (Sub)-junior nationals.
Best lifts: 140kg/91kg/160kg
Wes is currently in prep for his first competition in June 2017.
Best lifts: 160kg/100kg/200
Martijn is currently in prep for his second competition in June 2017.
Best lifts: 180kg/125kg/200kg
Open class -57kg
Belinda is an elite level CrossFit athlete in the Netherlands. She will compete at her first PL competition in June 2017.
Best lifts: 110kg/70kg/150kg
Junior -83kg athlete
Koen was the first jr. -83kg powerlifter to set the squat record at Nationals in 2015. He is currently focusing on his studies and will be back to competing in due time.
Best lifts: 217.5kg/120kg/232.5kg
Sub junior -63kg
Denise was one of the first ever Team Barbell Strength athletes. She was coached towards the SBD cup in 2015. She is currently traveling abroad.
Best lifts: 90kg/55kg/110kg
Philipp is one of the first ever Team Barbell Strength athletes. He was coached towards the DRC in 2015. Philipp lives in Germany where he still competes today.
Best lifts: 192.5kg/145kg/235kg