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The Truck  looks like he can lift a truck in this photo squatting 550 in Asheboro June 1983
Walter shows excellent form in the squat with this 580 done in Asheboro  June 1984  Johnny Hunter is spotting
Walter benched over 400 lbs before bench shirts were inventedWalter was good in all three lifts and did  have  an over 600 lb deadlift.
Nov 1984 with Marty Corum , Marty Squatted 750 raw that day
Nov 1984  Buddy Nash, Shane Conner and WalterJan 1984 at 275 with Walter, William Link, and Ivan Minter on right( South Boston Va.)
Walter's first inspiration came from his father, the late Ray Ferguson, a strongman and Olympic lifter.