Graduate student and powerlifter Sam Belling sets Wisconsin state record in bench press

Sam Belling in powerlifting competition

UW ECE graduate student and QTTS member Sam Belling is also an accomplished powerlifter! At a recent Tournament of Power in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, Sam squatted 584 pounds, dead-lifted 610 pounds, and benched 458 pounds, setting a new bench press record for Wisconsin. Currently, he is ranked fourth overall in his weight class in the state.

Read more about Sam’s accomplishment (and his research!) in this nice article.

Congratulations, Sam! We are very proud of you!