2019 Strength and Power HoF inductee Jim Pope

 

 Jim Pope Biography

By Strength and Power Hall of Fame

The Virginia State Strength and Power Hall of Fame is proud to welcome Jim Pope into the class of 2019 as a prominent athlete in the sport of Powerlifting.  

Jim started lifting weights at an early age and excelled quickly. Participated in sports Jim continued in the weight room looking for more improvements. Jim used his time in the weight room to take bits of information and insperation from every lifter he came in caontact with. Jim used all the information to hit his biggest PR ever, becoming a member of the Virginia State Strength and Power Hall of Fame.

 

USAPL Powerlifting Federation

  • ●  2001 USAPL World Master’s Team- Member

  • ●  2004- USAPL Virginia State Judge

June 23, 2019

USAPL Powerlifting Federation- Lifting Achievements

  • ●  1999- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 40-44 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Squat- 730lbs/331.1kg

  • ●  1999- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 40-44 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Bench- 515lbs/233.6kg

  • ●  1999- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 40-44 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift- 755lbs/342.5kg

  • ●  1999- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 40-44 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Total- 2000lbs/907.2kg

  • ●  1999- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Open Record / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Squat- 2000lbs/907.2kg

  • ●  2003- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Squat- 661lbs/300.0kg

  • ●  2003- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Bench- 501lbs/227.5kg

  • ●  2003- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift- 705lbs/320.0kg

  • ●  2003- Police And Fire National Championship (Equip) / Virginia State Equip. Record / Virginia State Master Record / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Total- 1890lbs/857.5kg

  • ●  2003- Men’s American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift- 727lbs/330.0kg

  • ●  2003- Men’s American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift (Single Lift)- 727lbs/330.0kg

  • ●  2008- Men’s Raw American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Raw Bench(Single lift)- 418lbs/190.0k0g

  • ●  2008- Raw National Championship / / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift- 710lbs/322.5kg

  • ●  2008- Raw National Championship / / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Total - 1752lbs/795.0kg

  • ●  2008- Raw / / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift- 710lbs/322.5kg

  • 2008- Men’s Raw American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49  Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Squat- 633lbs/287.5k0g

  • 2008- Men’s Raw American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49  Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Deadlift- 710lbs/322.5kg

  • 2008- Men’s Raw American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49  Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Raw Bench(Single lift)-  418lbs/190.0k0g

  • 2008- Men’s Raw American Record (Retired 2014) / 45-49  Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Total- 1769lbs/802.5kg

  •  

  •  

    World Police and Fire Games

  •  

  • The WPFG is a semi-annual event held at different locations  around the world

  • This event attracts about 10,000 athletes with as many as 60 sporting events. 

  • The lifting events consist of a Bench Contest and Push-Pull Contest

  •  

     

    World Police and Fire Games- Lifting Achievements
  •  

  • 2007- WPFG (Location Australia) / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Bench Press- 192.5kg / Placed 2nd

  •  

  • 2007- WPFG (Location Australia) / 45-49 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Push-Pull- BP 185kg / DL 292.5kg(Record) / Total 477.5kg(Record) / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2009- WPFG (Location Canada) / 50-54 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Bench Press- 190.0kg / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2009- WPFG (Location Canada) / 50-54 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Push-Pull- BP 192.5kg(Record) / DL 320.0kg(Record) / Total 512.5(Record) / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2011- WPFG (Location New York) / 50-54 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Bench Press- 192.5kg / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2011- WPFG (Location New York) / 50-54 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Push-Pull- BP 193.5kg(Record) / DL 230.0kg  / Total 423.5 / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2013- WPFG (Location Northern Ireland) / 50-54 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Bench Press- 185.0kg / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2013- WPFG (Location Northern Ireland) / 50-54 Age Group- SHW/125+ weight class / Push-Pull- BP 185.0kg / DL 282.5kg  / Total 467.5 / Placed 1st

  •  

  • 2015- WPFG (Location Fairfax,Va) I served as the Meet Director for both the Bench Press Contest and

  • Push-Pull Contest for over 500  athletes. 

  •  

  • 2019- WPFG (Location Chengadu, China) I will serve as a Judge during the Bench Press Contest and Push-Pull Contest.       


     

     

 

Author: By Strength and Power Hall of Fame | Created: Sun Sep 29 20:19:44 GMT 2019 | Last Updated: Sat Jan 04 21:47:08 GMT 2020