Blair Fisher of Williams Lake deadlifts during the Northern Powerlifting Classic held in Prince George on April 31. Fisher set a Canadian record in both the deadlift and the benchpress for his weight class.

Blair Fisher of Williams Lake deadlifts during the Northern Powerlifting Classic held in Prince George on April 31. Fisher set a Canadian record in both the deadlift and the benchpress for his weight class.

Fisher sets national records

Williams Lake’s Blair Fisher set a national record late last month at the Northern Powerlifting Classic in Prince George.

Williams Lake’s Blair Fisher set a pair of national records late last month at the Northern Powerlifting Classic in Prince George.

Blair attempted a 407-pound benchpress and a 440-pound benchpress, successfully lifting both.

In deadlifting Fisher completed both a 600-pound and a 634-pound lift, before missing at 656 pounds.

Both his deadlift and benchpress were national records.

As a result Fisher finished in first place and won for best lifter in his weight class.

Fisher’s next competition will be in Vancouver during Fit City Expo in July.