2019 Strength and Power HoF inductee Mark Bryant

 

Mark Bryant Biography

By Strength and Power Hall of Fame

Where were you born? Where did you grow up?:
New York City

Give us a brief presport history.:
From the age of 11 to adulthood Mark studied Martial arts (Kung-Fu). Years later when Mark moved to Seattle Washington he became a Certified Fitness Professional. Mark was teaching group fitness classes such as: Aerobics, Conditioning classes, Ab classes, and Stretching classes. In 1998 he did his first Powerlifting competition. That was the beginning of Mark's powerlifting career. He's now Eight-Time World Powerlifting Champion, Senior Fitness, and overall Fitness Expert. Mark has been an active member of and competitor within the powerlifting community for 25 years. Mark Bryant also coaches his own Powerlifting Team, two of whom have become World Powerlifting Champions. 

List your achievements (using bullet form) in your sport.:

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)
WA. State Champion, Bench Press (2020)
Alki Beach Classic, Bench Press Champion (2019)
WA. State National Powerlifting Champion (2019)
WA. State Champion, Bench Press (2019)
Master World Record Holder, Deadlift (2018)
WA. State National (American) Powerlifting Record Holder (2018) 
WA. State National Powerlifting Champion (2018) 
WA. State Champion, Bench Press (2018) 
Master World Record Holder, Deadlift (2017)
World Champion, Deadlift (2017) 
WA. State Powerlifting Record Holder, Deadlift (2016) 
WA. State Champion, Deadlift (2016)
World Champion, Deadlift (2015)
WA. State Deadlift Champion (1998)
WA. State Record Holder, Deadlift (1998)
WA. State Champion, Second Place, Deadlift (1998)
World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters (WABDL) 
World Champion, Deadlift (2000)
World Champion, Second Place, Deadlift (1999)
USA Powerlifting (USAPL)
Columbia City Classic Champion, Deadlift (2015)
WA. State Champion, Deadlift (2015)
Columbia City Classic Champion, Deadlift (2014)
WA. State Champion, Deadlift (2014)
WA. State Champion, Deadlift (2012)
Alki Beach Classic Deadlift Champion, (2011)
Masters WA. State Powerlifting Champion, (2011)
Masters WA. State Raw Record Holder, Powerlifting (2011)
WA. State Raw Record Holder, Deadlift (2010)
Alki Beach Classic, Deadlift (2010)
WA. State Powerlifting Champion, (2010)
WA. State Champion, Deadlift (2009)
WA. State Raw Record Holder, Deadlift (2008)
Alki Beach Classic, Deadlift Champion (2000)

List your State, National and World records to the best of your recollection. :
State Record Holder: (2017) (2016) (1998)
National (American) Record Holder: (2018) 
World Record Holder: (2018) (2017) 

Any other accomplishments that you wish to list in your bio.:
MileStones:
2x Powerlifting Hall of Famer
8x Powerlifting World Champion
3x National Powerlifting Champion
1x National (US) Powerlifting Record Holder
8x WA. State Powerlifting Champion

Any other activities within the sport i.e. Judge, meet director, trainer, demonstrations, community actvities etc.:
Certified Powerlifting Coach
Certified State Powerlifting Judge
Certified National Powerlifting Judge
Powerlifting Coach of the Year (2019) 
WA. State Strength and Power Hall of Fame Chairman 

Any other activities outside the sport i.e. Judge, meet director, trainer, demonstrations, community actvities etc.:
Published In:
Artistic Platforms Magazine, Beacon Hill News & South District Journal, Biomass Muscle Magazine, The Facts News, Filipino American Herald, NW Prime Time News, Seattle Medium News, Seattle Times News, South Seattle Emerald.

 

Author: By Strength and Power Hall of Fame | Created: Fri Sep 20 20:04:01 GMT 2019 | Last Updated: Thu Sep 17 23:36:23 GMT 2020