Roy Begley Memorial Bench Press Challenge
Tom Pearch is shown trying out the Power
Press at the Roy Begley Memorial Bench Press Benefit for Muscular
Dystrophy. Tom, who's friend and weightlifting competitor Roy Begley
died of MD at age 24, is the founder and organizer of this great event
which raised over $10,000 dollars in one afternoon of inspiring bench press
competition. This bench press event is held every March at the Town
Square Mall in Monroe, Michigan. Go to
for all the details.
“The Power Press is the Perfect Spotting
Machine. Thanks Concepts 2000 for supporting this event.”
-Tom Pearch, founder and organizer of the Roy
Begley Memorial Bench Press Challenge (Tom
benched an amazing 425 pounds while running the benefit event.)
The Power Press on Display at the 3rd
Annual APF Michigan Bench For Cash State Bench Press Championships,
January 18, 2003, at Metro Beach, Harrison Twp., Michigan.
Joe Mukite tries out the Power Press with
some warm-up reps with 315. Joe ended up benching 435 Lb at a body weight
of 148 Lb to take first place in his class at the event.
“The Power Press is an incredible spotting
machine. I have never seen or used anything like it.”
(455BP at 148BW spring 2002)
Note: Joe is the
founder of the Bench America Fitness Weekend, April 30 - May 2, 2004 at the
Odeum Sports and Expo Center, Villa Park, IL. The Biggest Benchers in
America will be competing in front of a potential 10,000 fans! Arm
Wrestling, Karate, Dance and Health Seminars are also part of the event.
See all the info at