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Grand Junction resident beats bench press world record

Kevin Triplett beat the bench press world record
Kevin Triplett beat the bench press world record(kkco/kjct)
Published: Oct. 11, 2020 at 9:12 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Kevin Triplett from Grand Junction beat the bench-pressing world record for his weight and age class.

He benched 535 pounds, which he says is the most ever for the Master’s, 50-54-year-old age group in the 275 lb class.

He said he has always been a gym rat, but he started taking powerlifting seriously in 2016.

He trains five or six times a week, but has one day a week that he has a very intense training session.

He is currently in the process of healing because when he beat the world record, he also tore his pectoral muscle. He is almost back to full health.

He is currently training for the Mr. Olympia competition which will happen on December 18th.

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