York, Pennsylvania: USA Weightlifting Hall Of Fame
The "Father of World Weightlifting" is honored here. See the license plate that was torn in half! Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/09/2005]
Visitor Tips and News About USA Weightlifting Hall Of Fame
The statue of Hoffman does rotate now. We just passed it and it's spinning right 'round, baby, right 'round.[Lindsay V., 08/12/2012]
All fans of the band Dead or Alive (circa 1985) understand your choice of words.
A giant rotating weightlifter stands along Interstate 83, at the York Barbell facility [and Weightlifting Hall of Fame] in York, Pennsylvania.[TruckerDerek, 08/02/2012]
The York Barbell Man is rotating fully again. Cleaned up, looks like new. He's also illuminated with floodlights at night.[Eric Lindinger, 05/19/2007]
Along Route 30 is the York Barbell Company. High on a pole in front of the building is a very large man on one knee holding up a large set of barbells. I believe that the man rotates and can be seen for quite a distance. It has been there for years.[C. Carey, 05/17/2005]
The building is the home of the US Weightlifting Hall of Fame, the legacy of former Olympic athlete Bob Hoffman, "Father of World Weightlifting," who died in 1985.