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2013 South Dakota Hall of Fame Inductee
Brent Steinbach - Spearfish, SD

"As of this nomination I hold 12 State Records in South Dakota Powerlifting and Bench."

Category #1: Powerlifting and other Athletic Accomplishments
(High School, College, Amature Leagues, Ect.)

South Dakota Contests:

  • 2006: Dakota Open (1st Place)
  • 2007: SD State Meet (1st Bench, 2nd Powerlifting)
  • 2008: WestRiver Open (1s Powerlfting, 1st Bench, Best Master)
  • 2011: SD State Meet ( 2nd Powerlfting, 2nd Bench)
  • 2012: SD State Meet (1st Powerlifting)
  • 2013: SD State Meet (2nd Powerlfting

Colorado Meets:

  • 2005: Oxman Classic (2nd Powerlifting), Colorado State Games (1st Powerlifting)
  • 2005 Colorado State Meet 1st Powerlifting
  • 2006 Mile High Push Pull 1st place
  • 2007 Colorado State Meet 1st Powerlifting 1st Bench press
  • 2008 Mountain States Performance 1st Powerlifting 1st Bench Press


  • 2012 Masters Nationals Runner up
  • 2012 IPF Masters Worlds 4th Powerlifting, 3rd Deadlift
  • 1979 State High School wrestling place winner
  • 2003 Ran Mickleson Trail ½ marathon
  • 2004 Rand Mickleson Trail full marathon
  • 2013 TLS National Body transformation challenge team champion along with Tracey and 1 other member
  • Best Lifts:
    - Squat 606lbs
    - Bench 451lbs
    - Deadlift 545lbs

Category #2 Coaching/Mentor History

  • 1990-1998 Coach Youth Wrestling
  • 2008 to Present: created powerlifting team “West River Power lifters” made up of men and women with disabilities that are coached and trained by volunteers
  • Nominated and selected as Powerlifting coach for South Dakota Delegation in the 2014 USA Special Olympic National Games

Category #3 Community Service

  • 1987-1998 Belle Fourche Volunteer Fire Department. Retired as Lifetime member
  • 2010 Northern Hills Training Center “Patrons of the Year” awarded to myself and wife Tracey for our volunteer time spent with people with disabilities
  • Member of “Telephone Pioneers of America” a nonprofit community service group
  • Member of South Dakota Special Olympic Committee
  • Member of South Dakota Safety council for Century Link communications

Category #4 other contributions to the sport of powerlifting

  • 2012,20113, 2014 Meet Director for the State of South Dakota Special Olympics Powerlifting Competition
  • Bought and donated a Combo Rack to the “West River Power lifters” Special Olympic team
  • 2007 & 2008 Director of West River Open Powerlifting Meet
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