Larry Carroll, Sr. District of Columbia State Strength and Power HoF inductee 2021

By Strength and Power Hall of Fame 

A brief personal history:
I am one of nine boys. I was born and raised in Washington, DC. I competed in football, basketball, track, boxing, kickboxing and other sports. I am the owner of Larry's World of Fitness and KAAOS Gym & Athletic Training Center. I have over 25 years of experience in the health and fitness field both as a professional and an athlete. 

What lead you to your sport:
Martin, the co-owner of the Crushers Unlimited ask me to join his Olympic team. I competed in Olympic Lifting for about 10 years, before the team disbanded. I meet a guy name Sonny at the Police Boys & Girls Club, who introduced me to powerlifting and I have been competing for 36 years.

Achievements in your sport:
* I coach a 60 person powerlifting team
* I had 30 women competed in powerlifting
* I had 25 kid, ages 5-17 competed in powerlifting
* I open a powerlifting gym in Washington, DC
*I coached youth basketball
* I coach and train a 20 person sprint triathlon team
*I coached special team for a semi-pro football team

State, National and World records:
Weightlifting Accomplishments:
United States Weightlifting Federation (1992) – Rank #77 out of 233 lifters
United States Weightlifting Federation (1991) – Rank #127 out of 269 lifters
United States Weightlifting Federation (1990) – Rank #137 out of 244 lifters
United States Weightlifting Federation (1990) – Rank #166 out of 213 lifters
Fairfax High School (1990) – 1st Place
Baltimore Open (1992) – 1st Place
Cardinal Open Championship, Richmond, VA (1992) First Place & Best Lifter
Wallops Island, VA (1993) – 2nd Place & Best Lifter
Cardinal Open Championship (1993) – 2nd Place & Best Lifter
Ironworks/Capital Games (1994) – 1st Place

Powerlifting Accomplishments:

100% Raw Powerlifting Competition (January 2016) – 1st place 
100% Raw Powerlifting Competition (January & May 2016) – 1st place 
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting (2001) – Rank #67 out of 100 lifters
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting Powerlifting (2002) – Men’s American Squat Record – 573.09 lbs @ 187lbs
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting National Powerlifting (2001) – American record Squat 531lbs & Deadlifts 551 lbs @ 169.1 lbs 
Maryland Open, Hyattsville, MD (1992) – 1ST Place 
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting Natural Powerlifting (1993) – 1st Place (Drug Free), 1st Place (Junior)
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting Virginia Regional (1998) – 1st Place/Set American Record in Squat & Deadlift@BW 169.4

National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting N.A.S.A State Championship (1999) – 1st place
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting National Championship (2000) – 1st Place
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting National Championship (2001) – 1st Place
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting World Cup (2001) – 1st Place
National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting Master/Sub-Masters Championship (2002) – 4-1st Places & American Squat Record
100% RAW Powerlifting Big Gunz -1st Place (2021)
100% RAW Masters Championship - 1st Place (2021)
USPA Drug Tested District Open - 1st Place (2021)

Other accomplishments.
*NASA Runner-up Athlete of the year (2000)

Other activities within the sport i.e. Judge, meet director, trainer, demonstrations, community actvities etc.
EZ10 Nottingham Elementary School
Powerlifting Demonstrations 
1994 & 1993/2 sessions

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