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Bob was one of the members of the N.C. State  Barbell Club from the fall of 1971 to the spring of 1976. Bob lifted in the 132-165 lb classes in both power and olympic lifting. He also introduced new lifters to our sport, some of which are still lifting today.
1974
Bob and the members of the N.C. State Barbell Club
1975
460 deadlift at 165 at the All-South meet 1975
405 squat at 148  at Palmetto Open 1975Bob was one of N.C.'s top Olympic Lifters and would often practice at home outside during the summers
With a little extra work Bob could have gone into Physique
Winning major Olymipc Meet 1976   in Winston Salem
  Bob lifter for Don Harris' Carolina Ironmasters  1977-1980, Bob's Gym to 1985  and on his own 1988-1989.  It was in the late 1970's and early 1980's that Bob made the transition from a lighter class lifter to a heavyweight. Bob lifted in meets in High Point, The All-South , and many more.

Squatting 520 and winning the All-South Open in 1977
Big Squat in Chattanooga 1978   in 1979  Bob squatted 595 at 198 for a state record
Squatting over 600 at the All-South in Raleigh 1982Bob bench pressed 400 in full meets at as low as 205  before bench shirts were even invented
 
Bob at just over 200 lbs 1979In The early 1980's Bob coached a number of teen lifters
In The early 1980's Bob coached a number of teen lifters
In The early 1980's Bob coached a number of teen lifters
Bob did not lift in 1986-87  due to his father's passing  but came back in 1988-1989 at 250 bwt. In 1990 Bob left the sport at age 35.  But Bob had some unfinished business and came back as a master lifter. 
Bob did not lift in 1986-87  due to his father's passing  but came back in 1988-1989 at 250 bwt. In 1990 Bob left the sport at age 35.  But Bob had some unfinished business and came back as a master lifter.
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