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Brad Gillingham is an American world champion powerlifter and strongman competitor. He was born in 1966 in Minnesota, United States.


Gillingham is a six-time IPF World Powerlifting Champion and a 14-time USAPL National Powerlifting Champion. He has won 34 major events, including the Arnold Pro Deadlift six times. He has set IPF Open World Records in the 120+ kg class with a 395 kg (870 lb) deadlift and a 397.5 kg (876 lb) deadlift. He also set the IPF Open Classic (RAW) World Record deadlift at 375 kg (826 lb).


Gillingham is known for his incredible strength and his ability to maintain his form under heavy loads. He is also a very experienced competitor, and he has a deep understanding of powerlifting technique.


In addition to his powerlifting career, Gillingham has also competed in strongman events. He has finished in the top 10 at the World's Strongest Man competition twice.


Gillingham is a highly respected figure in the strength sports community. He is known for his dedication to his craft, his sportsmanship, and his willingness to help others.


Here are some of Brad Gillingham's most notable accomplishments:


  • 6x IPF World Powerlifting Champion
  • 14x USAPL National Powerlifting Champion
  • 34x Major Event Winner
  • IPF Open World Record Deadlift (395 kg)
  • IPF Open Classic (RAW) World Record Deadlift (375 kg)
  • 2x Top 10 Finisher at World's Strongest Man


Brad Gillingham is a true legend of the strength sports. He is an inspiration to athletes all over the world.

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