Kuc’s 870 lb. deadlift and 2204 lb. total in 1980 in the 242 lb. class remain world powerlifting records. Kuc was the first man to squat 900 lb.s, and his 2350 lb. total as a superweight in 1972 is the third best total weight ever lifted. Kuc holds numerous world powerlifting championships and North American Drug-Free powerlifting titles.