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Kirk Karwoski
Kirk-karwoski-squat.jpg
Kirk Karwoski squatting over 1,000 pounds.
Residence United States
Other names "Captain Kirk"
Occupation Powerlifter
Known for 6 time IPF World Powerlifting champion
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 275 pounds (125 kg)
Competition record
Powerlifting
Competitor for  United States
IPF World Powerlifting Championships[1]
2nd 1990 +125kg
1st 1991 125kg
1st 1992 125kg
1st 1993 125kg
1st 1994 110kg
1st 1995 125kg
1st 1996 125kg
USPF National Powerlifting Championships[2]
3rd 1988 110kg
3rd 1989 110kg
1st 1990 +125kg
1st 1991 125kg
1st 1992 125kg
1st 1993 125kg
1st 1994 110kg
1st 1995 125kg
1st 1996 125kg
IPF Junior World Championships[3]
3rd 1987 125kg
1st 1989 110kg

Kirk Karwoski is an American world champion powerlifter. Kirk is a 7 time USPF National Powerlifting Champion,[4] a 6 time IPF World Powerlifting Champion and an IPF Junior World Powerlifting Champion.[5]

Kirk is widely considered one of the greatest squatters in the history of powerlifting,[6] he currently holds the International Powerlifting Federation equipped world record in the squat of 455 kg.(1,003 lbs.) in the 125 kg. weight class which was set in 1995.[7]

Kirk is often known by his nickname "Captain Kirk".

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://en.allpowerlifting.com/lifters/USA/karwoski-kirk-1910/
  2. ^ http://en.allpowerlifting.com/lifters/USA/karwoski-kirk-1910/
  3. ^ http://en.allpowerlifting.com/lifters/USA/karwoski-kirk-1910/
  4. ^ http://en.allpowerlifting.com/lifters/USA/karwoski-kirk-1910/
  5. ^ http://en.allpowerlifting.com/lifters/USA/karwoski-kirk-1910/
  6. ^ http://www.powerlifting-ipf.com/Results.46.0.html
  7. ^ http://www.powerlifting-ipf.com/Records.44.0.html

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2 news items

 
Quad City Times
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:33:02 -0700

Special guests will include the 2011 and 2013 World's Strongest Man, Brian Shaw, legendary strongman Odd Haugen, pro bodybuilder Fred “Biggie” Smalls, and power lifting greats “Captain” Kirk Karwoski and Julie Scanlon. Admission is $15, or $5 for ...
 
PR Newswire (press release)
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 07:06:01 -0800

Marty has developed and worked with hall-of-fame strength athletes, including powerlifting immortals Ed Coan, Kirk Karwoski and Doug Furnas. Gallagher coaches a select few national and international level lifters to this day. As an athlete, Gallagher ...
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