Rhino Powerlifting Club South Africa is a national Powerlifting club run by lifters for lifters. We are affiliated to the Global Powerlifting Committee (GPC) that provides a platform for our strength athletes to test themselves against the best in the world. The club was founded by Ian Morris in January 2013 and even though we are still a small “federation” we already have several world champions and world records to show for it. Executive Committee Louis Dunn (President): Louis is a seasoned lifter with 40 years experience in the powerlifting arena on both national and international level. He earned his Springbok colours in 1984 and holds SA and 6 masters world records. He has been crowned as the best of the best numerous times and has 7 world championship titles below his belt. His best lifts as a master lifter in the 100kg equipped class: 302.5kg squat | 202.5kg bench | 315kg (RAW) deadlift. Rory Scheepers (Vice President) Dan Hurlin (Marketing and Events): National powerlifting champion, GPC World champion and record holder. Daniel also competes in strongman events and bodybuilding. Sharon Fullerton (Secretary) Martin Smit (Technical Director) René Rothner(Vice Technical Director) Eugene Nolan (Marketing and Events) Andre Engelbrecht (Marketing and Events) Mark Parsley (Marketing and Events) Michael Barnard (Record keeper/Website) Deadlift. A powerlifter’s bread and butter.