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Blaine Sumner

Blaine Sumner is a lifetime drug-free powerlifter who competes in the IPF and USAPL both raw and single ply. He has held the IPF World Record simultaneously for Raw and Equipped squats. His best raw squat (knee sleeves) is 881 and single ply is 1,069. Blaine has also held the IPF Raw World Record total with his best number of 2,150 lbs. He has also performed the highest squat, bench, and total in the history of the USAPL and second highest ever in the IPF. Blaine is one of only two human beings in the world to ever total over 1,200 KG in single ply gear. He is a 9X USAPL National Champion, 3X Arnold Classic Champion, and 1X IPF World Champion.

In addition to his powerlifting accolades, Sumner played Division II football at the Colorado School of Mines where he started at nose tackle for 4 years in addition to scoring 8 touchdowns as a short yardage fullback. He also set NFL testing records for 225 bench reps (52) and Kirwan Explosive Index (95).

In addition to having a 33” Vertical Jump and 50” box jump at 350 lbs., Sumner was a 4 sport athlete in high school (Football, Wrestling, Lacrosse, Track). He is originally from Colorado and Wyoming and now lives in Oklahoma City where he trains at 405 Barbell and works as a Petroleum Engineer.

Squat w/ Wraps435959
Squat in Sleeves380848
Bench Press257.5567


Favorite Training Song
Bulletproof by Five Finger Death Punch

Favorite Meal
Chicken shake, obviously

Non-Lifting Hobby
Bass Fishing