Ted Toalston officially began his powerlifting in January 2009 when he entered his first meet. He finished that meet with a 1590 total and has since secured a pro total of 1970 in the 198-pound weight class. His current meet PRs include a 785 squat, 518 bench and 675 deadlift, all in the 198-pound weight class. His most notable placings are first at APF Senior Nationals 2010, second at the APF Senior Nationals 2012 and third at WPC Worlds 2012. Toalston is currently rehabbing multiple hip flexor tears and then will be training for his first meet in the 220-pound weight class.