Ben Holmes

Inspirational record setter

Your average male grizzly bear weighs more than 270kgs. A full grown African lion weighs about 175kg. Ben Holmes from Waiuku has just set the New Zealand powerlifting squat record with a humongous lift of 350.5kg! Not only that, but he’s also lifted the winner’s trophy for both the 2018 GPC Powerlifting Nationals, and the 2018 New Zealand National Championships. […]

Local powerlifter snatches the silverware

Local powerlifter Ben Holmes will soon test his strength at the GPC NZ Powerlifting Nationals. For now though, he’s on a high after snatching some silverware from our Aussie mates across the ditch. Ben has won silver at the invitation only Pro Raw Arnold Classic in Australia for the Under 125kg Men’s Open division. Three lifts combine to give each […]


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