| Andrew Bolton|
| 350 lb (160 kg)|
Leeds, United Kingdom
| 22 January 1970 (age 45) (1970-01-22) Dewsbury, Yorkshire|
First man to ever deadlift 1,000 lbs.
Benedikt Magnusson, Ed Coan, Konstantins Konstantinovs, Eddie Hall, Pavel Tsatsouline
Andy Bolton Wikipedia
Andrew "Andy" Bolton (born 22 January 1970) is an English powerlifter and strongman who was born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire.
Bolton won his first powerlifting competition in 1991 when he was twenty-one years of age, at a local powerlifting event called the BAWLA Yorkshire Junior Championships. Bolton has since competed in the WPO/WPC. He is the current World Powerlifting Organization "world record holder" in the total (1273 kg/2806 lb). Bolton also holds the current WPO world records in the squat (550.5 kg/1213 lb) and was the previous holder of the deadlift (457.5 kg/1008.6 lb), and was the first to demonstrate a deadlift of over a thousand pounds.
Bolton has also competed in strongman contests. His strongman accomplishments include placing fifth in the 2002 Arnold Strongman Classic.
Powerlifting official competition records:
equippedSquat - 1213 lbs/550.5 kg
Bench Press - 771 lbs/350 kg
Deadlift - 1008.6 lbs/457.5 kg
rawBench Press - 600.8 lbs/272.5 kg raw
Deadlift - 964.5 lbs/437.5 kg
Bolton is best known for being the first man to lift a 1,000 lb. deadlift (equipped) in a powerlifting competition. Bolton appeared in October 2010 at Elizabethtown High School at "The Night of the Living Dead" deadlift competition where he deadlifted 964.5 lbs raw in only a pair of pants and a striking pair of socks.
In 2012, Bolton published a deadlift training book Deadlift Dynamite in collaboration with Pavel Tsatsouline.