Sloan, Bob. “World record; Pembroke's Collins places himself among Guiness (sic) greats by pulling 86,560 pounds.” Robesonian 14 April 1994: 1B.
Brief feature on Harold Collins, also known as Chief Iron Bear, a nationally recognized powerlifter. Collins, owner of Powerhouse Gym in Pembroke, made the Guinness Book of World Records by setting a new record for pulling weight without outside assistance. At Charlotte Motor Speedway, he pulled five tractor trailer cabs 51 feet. He is 6'1" and weight 335 pounds.
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Harold Collins | Chief Iron Bear | Powerlifters, Lumbee
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