Friday Flicks: Powerlifting Legend Ed Coan

This week's Friday Flick is a compilation of record-setting lifts by legendary powerlifter Ed Coan. Coan earned world titles in 4 different weight classes and is considered the best ever.

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This week – legendary powerlifter Ed Coan. Known as the greatest powerlifter in the history of the sport, Ed Coan competed mainly in the 220 pound weight class and set over seventy world records. His competition bests are a 1003 pound squat, 573 pound bench, and 901 pound deadlift. In December of 1998 he set a record with a 2463 pound total, becoming the lightest man to total over 2400 pounds. Over his career Coan earned world titles in four different weight classes and regularly outlifted men much bigger than himself.