Powerlifter Ray Williams made history this past weekend at the Arnold Classic 2017 in Columbus, Ohio, he squatted a whopping 477.5kg (1,053lb) raw. The event, which took place on March 2-5, saw tons of impressive feats of strength, but Williams stood out with his record-breaking squat.
Williams became the first ever powerlifter to squat over 1,000lb raw last year and has been working his way to greater accomplishments at the Arnold Classic this year. He was last seen squatting 465kg (1,025lb) on his Instagram.
Watch the above video, Williams Squatting 1053lbs (477.5kg) raw, break his previous world record, at Arnold Classic 2017!!
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