Chad Penson


Chad Penson






198lb #1 ATWR Raw w/Wraps. #3 All Time in Sleeves


Opelousas, LA

Current Location:

Lompoc, CA


Bria Robinson – Fiancé Parents: Loretta and Archie


Active Duty Air Force – Cybersecurity

How did you start competing?

Walked into a local APF meet on base and signed up as a novice on the spot, competed in shorts and a t-shirt and have been hooked since.

How long have you been competing?

Since August 2011

What is your proudest moment/achievement in your sport?

Winning the 2021 Kern US Open and setting 2 all time world records there with an 881 Squat and 2199lb total.

What are your favorite foods to eat?

Ribeye Steaks, Crawfish Étouffée and Pizza

What do you like to do outside of the Gym?

Coach, binge watch shows with my fiancé and pups

Who are your inspirations or people you look up to?

Dan Green and Ed Coan

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Cliff Diving

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Cliff Diving

If you could have one super power, what would it be and how would you use it?

Clairvoyance, I’d use it to invest and donate to kids in bad situations

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