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Athlete of the Month: Angelina Van Ryswyk

Posted by Yvonne Sanche on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, In : Athlete of the Month 



Angelina is actually the woman responsible for turning me towards Powerlifting. I was intrigued after hearing about her first competition, but it wasn’t until a year later that I competed. Angelina is definitely making some waves in the sport. She’s raising awareness in Powerlifting, she’s a strong contender, and when it comes to refereeing, she’s got her eyes on you.  

She uses massage as a part of her recovery regimen and it has helped keep her training in an unforgiving sport. Thi...


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Athlete of the Month: Sylvia Gaucher

Posted by Yvonne Sanche on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, In : Athlete of the Month 




I have watched Sylvia tirelessly train her way to the top. When I say top, I mean she will be representing Canada in the sport of Powerlifting next week at the IPF Classic World Championships in Killeen, Texas. Sylvia competes as an M3 which is ages 60-69.  This woman is the definition of no excuses! I had the honour of assisting her through her first competition two years ago and she hasn’t looked back since.



Y: What attracted you to Powerlifting?

I had been involved in Crossfit for over 5 y...


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