News Item: Golden Triangle Powerlifting Club has helped raised popularity of sport in local high schools
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Sunday 11 March 2012 - 09:59:19
By Carrie Debrone
Watch the strained faces of powerlifters as they compete and you will see their character. Their determination, their passion for the sport and their courage are all there.
For the last nine years members of Kitchener’s Golden Triangle Powerlifting Club have volunteered their time to help develop the sport of weight lifting in high schools, and it’s paying off with more teams developing in local schools each year.
Grade 12 student Jill Van Damme, who has been powerlifting for about five years, was one of 35 local students competing at the Waterloo Region High School Powerlifting meet held March 3 at Bluevale Collegiate Institute in Waterloo. Teams from Waterloo Oxford, Bluevale, St. Mary’s, St. David’s, Resurrection, and Glenview Park high schools attended.
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This news item is from Ontario Powerlifting Association
( http://ontariopowerlifting.org/news.php?extend.48 )