Doug Young’s Powerlifting Meet

Everyone who is seriously interested in powerlifting history will be familiar with names like Doug Young and Bill Kazmaier. The following cover-shot of Doug Young is famous but it seems nobody knows the story behind this picture. The picture was taken during Doug Young’s Powerlifting meet and here’s the background story (source: PL USA 1981) – Mr. …

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Bill Kazmaier vs. Doug Young

Somewhere around 1980,  there was a contest called the Strongbow Strongman Challenge. It was organized in London. The invitees included Bill Kazmaier, Larry Kidney, Ernie Hackett, Lars Hedlund and DOUG YOUNG (plus a few European lifters).  They were assembled to test their strength – On the clean and Jerk, Deadlift and two hands dumbbell press (for …

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