View Full Version : Travis Bell Benches 805 at the SPF Ohio State Meet

04-30-2011, 05:33 PM
I'm sure Travis will post more later, but he hit an easy 805 on his 2nd attempt today at the meet.

Congrats Travis

04-30-2011, 05:49 PM
I am so damn happy for him. He has been working hard towards this goal for a while. The sky is the limit for Trav. Congrats buddy, I'm proud of you.

04-30-2011, 05:50 PM
Congrats travis!

Off Road
04-30-2011, 06:32 PM
Congrats Travis. I know that's been a goal for a while.

04-30-2011, 06:33 PM
Awesome stuff Travis, echoing with Vinny said, we're all proud of you here at WBB man, wanna see vids!

04-30-2011, 07:08 PM
congratulations big man

04-30-2011, 07:28 PM
Huge bench.....well done!!

chris mason
04-30-2011, 07:38 PM
BIG Travis!

Travis Bell
04-30-2011, 08:26 PM
Thanks guys! I really appreciate all the positive comments.

I missed 825 on my third because I got lazy with my technique. Was pretty dissapointed with that. Its been over a year since I've snagged a PR in the shirt so to leave the platform today with a 35lb PR was satisfying.

I can't say enough about how much I appreciate the support Chris has given to me both as a friend and as a sponsor. I know there is no way I'd be able to train the way I do without the great supplements I get from him.

Also Overkill and Rudy Rosales. Rudy has been quite helpful while I transitioned between shirts and learned the Overkill. The reason I missed my opener of 805 was because it came up far faster than I anticipated! I feel that after a successful training cycle of touching frequently and now a somewhat successful meet, I can really dig in and see what this shirt can do.

On a side note I'd like to throw out a big congrats to Jon Shackelford who nailed his Pro total today and Jake Anderson who totaled a HUGE 2750 with a crazy fast 830 bench and an 860 pull. Jake left a lot in the squat today. I love training at Westside and watching my teammates hit big PRs like that.

Brian Hopper
04-30-2011, 09:33 PM
Congrats Travis, that's a huge bench!!!! You've been after 800 for long time and now you got it, great job.

04-30-2011, 09:55 PM
Thats an awesome bench, and unless Im mistaken have the 3 biggest total ever out of westside happened in the past 2 or 3 months? And people try saying westside no longer relevant

04-30-2011, 10:22 PM
Awesome Travis.

For what it's worth, I think you're one of the unsung heroes in the sport. No flashy bullshit or drama, just rock solid consistency and drive.

05-01-2011, 05:19 AM

Tom Mutaffis
05-01-2011, 05:55 AM
Great job Travis, that is a huge milestone.

Lones Green
05-01-2011, 08:54 AM
I think this makes me happier than if I were to bench 800 pounds.

So happy to see you reach the goal you set for yourself. Onto 900.

chris mason
05-01-2011, 09:13 AM
Thats an awesome bench, and unless Im mistaken have the 3 biggest total ever out of westside happened in the past 2 or 3 months? And people try saying westside no longer relevant

Actually, only one person has said that, and he obviously has some problem with Louie. I am sure he regrets making the most illogical statement of the century...

05-01-2011, 09:43 AM
Great news. Congrats Travis!

05-01-2011, 11:16 AM
Enjoy this one and get ready for bigger numbers in the future.

05-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Congrats Travis! Huge lift.

Travis Bell
05-01-2011, 12:17 PM
Thanks guys! I really appreciate it.

Brian C
05-01-2011, 01:32 PM
Way to go Trav!! Congrats

Rob Luyando
05-01-2011, 01:46 PM
Congrats Travis! I know you have had this goal in your sights for the past year! Happy to see that you finally reached your goal. Hard work and dedication always pays off! Now onto 900. And in an Overkill that makes it even more special happy for you kid!

05-01-2011, 02:12 PM
Congrats Travis, that is a huge bench!

05-01-2011, 04:23 PM
that is simply awesome, congrats on the HUGE bench!

05-02-2011, 08:08 AM
Awesome bench Travis!

05-02-2011, 08:28 AM
Congratulations Travis! Thats a huge bench and a huge accomplishment.

Tim K
05-02-2011, 08:47 AM
Congratulations Travis! Huge bench! I know we'll see you hit even bigger benches in the near future. 900 is just around the corner!

05-02-2011, 09:16 AM
Wow. Awesome job man!

Erik 23
05-02-2011, 10:02 AM
Congrats on the huge bench Travis you are a very consistant lifter, great job.

05-02-2011, 10:27 AM
Congrats man, that is awesome

Ruff Riff
05-02-2011, 01:18 PM
I told you in person already but just to put it out there! LOL! Congratulations Big man! A natural 800lb bench! Aint a lot of guys on this planet that can say that T! Glad to watch your progression and to see your success has been a real treat and blessing!

PS-Nice car!!!!