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02-07-2006, 04:28 AM
So i looked into powerlifting for wheelchairs in BC and all that came up on google was wheelchair rugby .

does anybody have any information on powerlifting competitions for the vancouver abbotsford area for people in wheelchairs ?. i just want to know whats out there or who to contact not ready to compete as of yet

Clifford Gillmore
02-07-2006, 04:42 AM
The only thing I could think of is entering a Bench only lift comp.

02-07-2006, 08:14 AM
I just went to www.powerlifting.ca and all I could find is this one:
2006 BC Winter Open
Special O, Powerlifting and Bench Press
Sunday, February 12th
Vancouver, BC.
Bob Hindley
More details and Entry Forms to follow

The date is for this Sunday.

02-07-2006, 12:21 PM
My girlfriend's an amputee, she would know more about events for physically challenged athletes. I'll ask her this evening and get back to you. It's worth contacting CAF (The challenged athletes foundation) anyway, they'd know more than most people here.

02-07-2006, 01:15 PM
She's running out the door, but mentioned the name Joe Tucker, he's an above knee amputee she knows who has a definite love for powerlifting, and certainly used to compete regularly. I'm not sure if he still does, but he's definitely still knowledgeable about the scene. She could definitely put you in touch with him if you're interested, he'd be the person who'd know about all these events, classifications to compete in, etc.

02-07-2006, 04:29 PM
thanks guys private message me if you have his contact information Belial