The Pontiac was well-represented at a recent powerlifting meet in Orleans, Ont. on Dec. 1, with three local residents taking first place in their divisions and setting Canadian records along the way.
Joel Beardsley, David Moquin and Richard Moquin attended the Barbell Assault 3.0 event at Hostyle Conditioning in Ottawa, competing in the bench press for their respective divisions and weight classes.
For those unfamiliar, powerlifting is a sport where athletes attempt max weight in three different lifts: bench press, squat and deadlift. In sanctioned events like Barbell Assault, overseen by the Canadian Powerlifting Federation (CPF), athletes are divided by weight and age, as well as equipment. Amateurs and pros also have separate divisions.
This article is available only to subscribers to THE EQUITY (home delivery or online) who have registered for the News Alerts Service. If you have already registered for THE EQUITY’s News Alerts Service, please log in here. If you wish to register for the News Alerts Service, you may register below. (For online subscribers please use the same email address used for your online subscription.)