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lp weight lifter to compete overseas

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 08:53 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A LaPorte man is going overseas to compete in a powerlifting competition.

Chris Meadows says he began powerlifting about two years ago......

He's in his early 40's.......and feeling kind of crummy....he began

working out.

Not only is he feeling better.....but Meadows lost weight and has a first place finish

under his belt.

And was invited to a sanctioned world powerlifting competition in Manchester, England...

Meadows....a veterans of the Marines.....says he can squat more than 500 pounds.....

bench press over 300 pounds and dead lift more than 500 pounds.

The world competition is in August.

Meadows is presenting seeking sponsors to help pay for his expenses.
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