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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] Leading up to that competition he squatted that 1000 lbs. for 2 reps in training.

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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Starting Strength Series : Kirk Karwoski - "From Cadet to Captain"

Kirk Karwoski discusses his development "From Cadet to Captain," the importance of 20 seconds, and other insights into high-level competition. The video was filmed at the October 2012 inaugural...

Starting Strength Series : Kirk Karwoski

Captain Kirk discusses powerlifting and training with Rip. Posted on StartingStrength.com January, 2012.

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the legend himself.

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Kirk Karwoski - Squat

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Kirk Karwoski - 440 kg/970 lb Squat - 1995

1995 World Championships.

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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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