On November 1, 2015, James Strickland competed in the International Powerlifting League World Bench Press Championships. The event was held in Atlanta, Georgia. James competed in the 275lb Raw Men’s Division. His top bench of the day was 584 pounds which earned him a First Place finish and best Raw Lifter award.
On November 15, 2015, Jeff Younker competed in the International Powerlifting League World Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jeff competed in the 308lb Raw Men’s Division. His 1878 total consisted of a 644lb squat, 501lb bench, and 733lb deadlift. He earned second place in only his second ever full powerlifting meet.