Leroy "The Machine" Walker- Powerlifter
Leroy Anthony Walker was born July 29, 1977. He Grew up in Washington stat,e and was a 3 sport athlete in football, wrestling, and baseball. He started lifting weights at age 13, when he got his first bench set in the garage. At age 19 he entered his first bench competition, and lifted a raw 489! Later that same year, he benched a drug free 500! He took a small break from competition until 2009, and entered the LA Fit Expo and lifted a raw 501. In the last few years he has not lost a bench competition that he has entered. He has set many American records; 661lbs raw USPA, and lifted a comp best 675lbs at the sanctioned USPA RELENTLESS DETROIT a cancer fundraiser. This summer he broke the 20 year old standing bench record at Muscle Beach Venice, with a 655lbs- breaking the great, CT Fletcher's Record of 650lbs. Currently he is ranked #1 SHW bencher in all federations and #6 on the ALL TIME WORLD RANKINGS by Powerlifting Watch. His current mission is to become the 5th person ever in the history of Powerlifting, to go over the 700lb raw mark, in a sanctioned competition. He is married to the beautiful Betty Rage, who is also a competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder. Leroy resides in Rancho Cucamonga, California and trains at 24 hr fitness, as well as the famous, Metroflex Long Beach.