|Where do you live?
|Riverview New Brunswick Canada
|Clean & Jerk PR:
|Almost 1 year
|How did you come to powerlifting or Olympic lifting?
|Free session with personal trainer at gym. Lifted heavy and got hooked.
|Do you have any previous athletic or lifting experience?
|Do you compete? Why or why not? If you compete, what do you like most about the competitions?
|Yes. The adrenaline, training, satisfaction
|Equipped or Raw?
|Do you have a coach or trainer? In person or online? How did you find your trainer/program? Do you have any advice for women looking for a trainer?
|Coach, mostly online. Make sure there is a good fit…personality, goals, level of support etc.
|Where do you train? Gym, garage?
|Few different gyms depending on equipment needs
|What is the hardest part about beginning lifting as an older woman?
|Harder to recover from injury and hard not to compare my lifts to those of younger lifters.
|How has lifting affected your health?
|Given me drive and ambition, strength and confidence.
|What would you tell women just beginning this journey?
|It’s an amazing community of super supportive women, in person and online. Give it a try, stick with it and have fun.