Brad Gillingham

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Brad Gillingham
Born Brad Gillingham
(1966-04-26) April 26, 1966 (age 48)
United States St. Paul, Minnesota USA
Residence Minneota, Minnesota
Occupation Powerlifting, Strongman
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 330 lb (150 kg)
Spouse(s) Diane Gillingham
Children Emily
Elizabeth
Relatives Gale Gillingham - father
Karl Gillingham - brother
Wade Gillingham - brother
Competition record
Powerlifting
Competitor for  United States
IPF World Games[1]
Silver 2001 +90kg
5th 2005 +90kg
4th 2009 +100kg
USAPL National Championships
4th 1992 125kg
3rd 1993 125kg
2nd 1994 145kg
5th 1995 145kg
2nd 1996 145kg
1st 1997 +125kg
1st 1998 +125kg
1st 1999 +125kg
1st 2000 +125kg
1st 2001 +125kg
2nd 2002 +125kg
2nd 2003 +125kg
2nd 2004 +125kg
1st 2006 Masters +125kg
1st 2007 +125kg
1st 2008 Masters +125kg
1st 2009 +125kg
1st 2010 Masters +125kg
1st 2010 +125kg
1st 2011 +125kg
2nd 2012 RAW +125kg
IPF World Championships
2nd 1997 +125kg
4th 1998 +125kg
2nd 1999 +125kg
1st 2000 +125kg
1st 2001 +125kg
2nd 2002 +125kg
4th 2004 +125kg
1st 2006 Masters +125kg
2nd 2007 +125kg
1st 2008 Masters +125kg
1st 2009 Masters +125kg
3rd 2010 +125kg
8th 2011 +120kg
1st 2013 Classic (RAW) +120kg
IPF Pan-American Championships
1st 1996 +125kg
1st 2000 +125kg
IPF North American Championships
1st 2004 +125kg
1st 2006 +125kg
1st 2008 +125kg
IPF Arnold Classic GNC Pro Deadlift
1st 2008 +125kg
1st 2009 +125kg
1st 2010 +125kg
1st 2011 +125kg
1st 2012 +120kg
1st 2013 +120kg
2nd 2014 +120kg
Strongman
Competitor for  United States
Arnold Strongman Classic
7th 2002 Arnold Strongman Classic
8th 2003 Arnold Strongman Classic

Brad Gillingham (born 1966) is an American world champion powerlifter and strongman competitor from Minnesota, USA.[2]

Powerlifting[edit]

Brad is a 6 time IPF World Powerlifting Champion and a 12 time USAPL National Powerlifting Champion.[3] Brad has won 32 Major Events.[3] Brad has set IPF Open World Records in the 120+ kg Class with a 395 kg (870) deadlift at the 2011 IPF Pacific Invitational in Melbourne, Australia, and a 397.5 kg (876) deadlift at the 2011 IPF World Championships in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Brad set the IPF Open Classic (RAW) World Record deadlift at the 2013 IPF Classic World Championships in Suzdal, Russia with a 375 kg (826) deadlift. Brad has set 16 IPF Masters World Records with highlights being a 400 kg (881) deadlift at the 2010 IPF World Championships in Potchefstroom, South Africa and a 1057.5 kg (2331) Total at the 2008 IPF Masters World Championships in Palm Springs, California. Brad was inducted into the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Hall of Fame in November 2006, and into the IPF North American Powerlifting Federation (NAPF) Hall of Fame earlier that same year. Brad was a U.S.A. Powerlifting (USAPL) Brother Bennett (Hall of Fame) Award recipient in 2003. Brad was inducted into the Minnesota Chapter of the National Strength Coaches Association (NSCA) Hall of Fame in 2010.

Personal life[edit]

Brad graduated from Little Falls, Minnesota Community High School in 1984 and St. Cloud State University in 1989. He lives in Minneota, Minnesota and is employed by the State of Minnesota. Brad is married to wife Diane and has two daughters Emily (15) and Elizabeth (13).

Brad is part of the First Family of Strength along with his late father Gale Gillingham, a former guard for the Green Bay Packers, and brothers Wade and Karl Gillingham.

Brad is the co-owner of Jackal's Gym in Marshall, Minnesota along with brothers Karl and Wade.[4] Jackal's Gym also has a website with an online store that sells strongman and powerlifting training equipment.[5]

Brad is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and coaches several elite powerlifters and athletes.

Personal Records[edit]

Powerlifting Competition Records:

equipped[6]

  • Squat - 870 pounds (390 kg) (at the USAPL Nationals 2004)
  • Bench press - 633 pounds (287 kg) (at the USAPL Nationals 2004)
  • Deadlift - 881 pounds (400 kg) (at the AC IPF GNC Deadlift 2008 and IPF World Championship 2010)
  • Total - 2,342 pounds (1,062 kg) (870/633/837) @330 pounds bodyweight (at the USAPL Nationals 2004)

raw (unequipped)

  • Squat - 716 pounds (325 kg)
  • Bench press - 518 pounds (235 kg)
  • Deadlift - 843 pounds (382 kg)
  • Total - 2,066 pounds (937 kg) (716/512/837)[7] (at the USAPL Nationals 2012 RAW)

Record lifts in competition[edit]

  • Squat - 859 pounds (390 kg) - USAPL Open American Record 145 kg
  • Deadlift - 848 pounds (385 kg) - USAPL Open American Record 145 kg
  • Total - 2,271 pounds (1,030 kg) - USAPL Open American Record 145 kg
  • Deadlift - 843 pounds (382 kg) - USAPL RAW Open American Record +125 kg
  • Total - 2,066 pounds (937 kg) - USAPL RAW Open American Record +125 kg
  • Deadlift - 881 pounds (400 kg) - USAPL Masters American Record +125 kg
  • Total - 2,331 pounds (1,057 kg) - USAPL Masters American Record +125 kg
  • Squat - 716 pounds (325 kg) - USAPL RAW Masters American Record +125 kg
  • Deadlift - 843 pounds (382 kg) - USAPL RAW Masters American Record +125 kg
  • Total - 2,066 pounds (937 kg) - USAPL RAW Masters American Record +125 kg
  • Deadlift - 865 pounds (392 kg) - USAPL Masters National Meet Record +125 kg
  • Total - 2,237 pounds (1,015 kg) - USAPL Masters National Meet Record +125 kg
  • Deadlift - 876 pounds (397 kg) - IPF World Open Record +120 kg
  • Deadlift - 881 pounds (400 kg) - IPF World Masters Record +125 kg
  • Deadlift - 876 pounds (397 kg) - IPF World Masters Record +120 kg
  • Deadlift - 826 pounds (375 kg) - IPF World Classic Record +120 kg
  • Total - 2,331 pounds (1,057 kg) - IPF World Masters Record +125 kg
  • Total - 2,281 pounds (1,035 kg) - IPF World Masters Record +120 kg

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.powerlifting-ipf.com/fileadmin/data/results/worlds/worldgames/World_Games_1981_2001.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.jackalsgym.com/athletes.aspx
  3. ^ a b http://www.jackalsgym.com/athletes/bg_resume.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.marshallindependent.com/page/content.detail/id/517762.html?nav=5021
  5. ^ http://www.jackalsgym.com/store.aspx
  6. ^ Jackal's Gym Athletes (results and personal bests)
  7. ^ ALL TIME HISTORICAL MEN AND WOMEN’S POWERLIFTING WORLD RECORDS