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From the Archives: You Don’t Have “Plenty of Time”

by Mike Tuchscherer | February 23, 2019

I’ll never forget my first 800-lbs deadlift in competition. I was still relatively unknown in the powerlifting world. I’d won a Jr. World championship, but I’d bombed out of four (4!) other national-level meets. This was well before Facebook, and unless you were paying attention I was easy to not notice. It was 2007. I had recently left the collegiate ranks and I was looking for a meet. I found one in Hemet, California...

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