RTC Athlete All-Time Bests:

Iron Wood TC Men's Discus:

  • Nate Moses - 211'7" (64.49m)2016
  • Mike Torie - 207'3" (63.15m)2013
  • Justin Ramirez - 193'8'' (59.03m), 2016

 

Iron Wood TC Men's Shot Put:

  • David Pless - 66'10" (20.37m), 2016
  • Darien Moore - 66'8'' (20.33m), 2016

 

Rome TC High School Discus - Boys:

  •  Caleb Bridge - 185'6'', 2015
  •  Bailey King - 182'2'', 2016
  •  Drew Lindsley - 181'9'', 2015
  •  Jason Fry - 171'5'', 2014
  •  Mitch Moe - 170'8'', 2014
  •  Josh Koch - 170'6'', 2014
  •  Juston Lindsley - 168'11'', 2013
  •  Conner Jensen - 166'0'', 2016
  • Derek Crites - 140'11'', 2014

  

Rome TC High School Discus – Girls:

  • Maddie Rabing - 144'1''2016
  • Karle Pittsinger - 132'8'', 2013
  • Cheyenne Armbruster - 122'8'', 2013
  • *Chelsea Stephens - 122'2'', 2014

 

Rome TC High School Shot Put - Boys:

  • Bailey King - 58'1'', 2016
  • Mitch Moe - 55'6'', 2014
  • Jason Fry - 55'6'', 2014
  • Josh Koch - 55'3'', 2014
  • *Caleb Bridge - 55'1'', 2015
  • Derek Crites - 53'5'', 2014
  • Juston Lindsley - 52'11'', 2013
  • **Drew Lindsley - 49'2'', 2013

 

Rome TC High School Shot Put - Girls:

  • Maddie Rabing 49'1'', 2016
  • Karle Pittsinger 43'1''2014
Inspiration

 "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."

- Henry David Thoreau

"Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you'll find is that you can overcome anything."

- Anonymous

David Pless

 

Joined Iron Wood TC in August 2014

**Training for the 2017 World Championships in London

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Age: 25   |   Height6'5"   |   Height: 325lb

Education: 

BA in Philosophy (2013) Bates College in Lewiston, Maine

Shot Put PR: 

Before IWTC - 62'9" (19.13m)   |   After Joining IWTC - 66'10" (20.37m)

Athletic Accomplishments: 

  • 3 Time NCAA Division III Indoor National Champion and Indoor National Meet Record Holder
  • 10 Time All American in Shot Put, Weight Throw and Discus
  • New England Division III Record Holder in the Shot Put
  • NESCAC Record Holder in Shot Put

Lifting PR's:

Power Clean:  Before IWTC - 380lb, After Joining IWTC - 430lb

Hang Clean:  Before IWTC - 385lb, After Joining IWTC - 425lb

Power Snatch:  Before IWTC - 215lb, After Joining IWTC - 265lb

Push Press: Before IWTC - 250lbAfter Joining IWTC - 350lb

Back Squat:  Before IWTC - 475lb, After Joining IWTC - 600lb

Front Squat:  Before IWTC - 440lb, After Joining IWTC - 

Dead Lift:  Before IWTC - 585lb, After Joining IWTC - 700lb

Bench Press:  Before IWTC - 335lb, After Joining IWTC - 400lb