Doug Hepburn was born in Vancouver B.C. on September 16th,
1927. He was of average height and build and took up weight lifting to bulk up. Soon it became very apparent that Doug wasn't so average after all...
Although he had a slight handicap (a club foot) that did not stop him from
becoming one of the most powerful men in history.
He became a Senior World
Champion in 1953 and set eight World Records during his career.
Here's a look at his best lifts:
Right Hand Military Press: 175 lbs.
Two Hands Press (Off Rack): 440 lbs.
Behind Neck Press : 350 lbs.
Two Hands Curl: 260 lbs.
Press: 580 lbs.
Jerk-Press (Off Rack): 500lbs
Two Hands Snatch: 297-1/2 lbs.
Two Hands Clean & Press: 381 lbs.
Squat: 760 lbs.
Two Hands Deadlift: lbs.