Local powerlifters set Canadian records

Two Williams Lake powerlifters competed in the Okanagan strength weekend powerlifting meet in Vernon July 7.

Two Williams Lake powerlifters, Blair Fisher and son Brett Potter, competed in the Okanagan strength weekend powerlifting meet in Vernon July 7.

The meet was held by the Canadian Powerlifting Federation. Both Fisher and Potter competed in the bench press event.

Fisher benched 419 pounds while Potter benched 226 pounds — personal bests for both participants, as well as Canadian records.

The meet was a qualifier for the World Powerlifting Congress (WPC) worlds event.