Photo Essay

May 2003 Powerlifting Competition
by Penny Eubanks


May 14, 2003
Wednesday - 12:05 am

Ketchikan, Alaska - On Saturday, May 10th, local lifters competed in Ketchikan's twentieth sanctioned USA Powerlifting Competition. Sanctioned competitions have been held locally since January 23rd, 1993.


Graham Seibel - Deadlift

Six students formed the Schoenbar Jr. High School team that competed in Saturday's competition coached by weight lifter and teacher Kevin Johnson. Adjustment totals placed Graham Seibel as the team's top lifter at a combined total of 653 pounds.


Trevor Norton - Squat.
Standing behind Norton is Sal Beraldi, Richard Stillman is on the left
and Kevin Johnson is standing on the right.

Trevor Norton placed third in combined lifts with a total score of 573.


Michael Bruce - Bench
(Left to right) Kevin Johnson, Sal Beraldi & Richard Stillman...

Michael Bruce of the Schoenbar team broke the K-High deadlift record in the 220 pound weight division lifting 320 pounds on his third lift.


Trevor Eubanks - Bench

Trevor Eubanks of the Schoenbar team made a new high school record in his weight class of 198 pounds, lifting 215 pounds during the squat lift. He also broke his previous K-High record in the bench press lifting 165 pounds.


Taylor Gregg - Squat

Eighteen year old Taylor Gregg from K-High took second place in the meet lifting combined weights totaling 630 pounds. Gregg also broke several of the K-High records competing in the 123 pound women's weight division. Gregg broke her previously set record for deadlift, lifting 195 pounds.


Keaton Collins - Squat


Kenny Pearson - Deadlift


Adult Lifters


Pat Stack - Deadlift

Adult lifters in the men's division were impressive with their flawless lifts. Pat Stack and Tom Wolford improved their personal best totals for combined weight, with Stack lifting a total of 1205 pounds.


Tom Wolford - Squat

Tom Wolford's combined total was 1170. While Stack and Wolford broke no records during this meet they showed they are up and coming with impressive lifts during the deadlift portion of 500 for Stack and 440 for Wolford.


Photos ©Penny Eubanks 2003



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