Chuck Ahrens and Bert Elliott

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 by John Wood
A couple west coast weightlifting legends: Chuck Ahrens(left) and Bert Elliott(right) Ahrens was a man of mysterious strength who could easily press a pair of 165. lb. dumbbells. Elliott was a champion weightlifter who specialized on the bent press. At their feet is Elliott’s 201 lb. challenge dumbbell. Ahrens was said to be able to toss around this dumbbell “like a toy.”
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