Powerlifter Heather Connor Squats 147.5 Kilograms, 5 KG Above American Record

Powerlifter Heather Connor is back in the gym doing Heather Connor things. That is to say, the current American squat record holder in the 47-kilogram (100-pound) division added 2.5 kilograms (5.5 pounds) to her unofficial American squat record of 145 kilograms (319.7 pounds) in just under a month’s time. You can check out the 147.5-kilogram squat below courtesy of Connor’s Instagram page:





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Connor is the first female International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) powerlifter to deadlift four times her bodyweight raw — which is a lift she has done multiple times.

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