Winnipegger Darryl Conrad is preparing to represent Canada – and Manitoba – at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. At 30, Conrad is only just beginning his career as a weightlifter after he started training at 23.  In 2007 as a bobsled athlete, Conrad was originally part of Canada’s Own the Podium program, meant to encourage success for Canada’s athletes at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. At that point he was told he was too short for bobsled, so he moved on to skeleton, but developed tendonitis from the sprinting. And so Conrad stuck with competitive weightlifting.

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MWA 2015 – Ranking List

Posted: June 25, 2015 in MWA


 Click here – MWA 2015 Ranking List

4240-2 CSWC Monitor Poster (300dpi) ver.#3The Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships, is this weekend May 15-17 in Toronto, ON

The following Manitoba Weightlifting Association lifter will be lifting:
Sat. 12:30 PM 77 kg, Darryl Conrad, Mike Zachary,
Sun. 9 AM 48 kg Anne-Marie Young, 4:30 PM 69 kg Marie-Josée Arès-Pilon, 6 PM 105+ Geoff Gray:

Roy Sinclair

Posted: March 24, 2015 in MWA

1126388_A_20150323On March 19, 2015, Roy Sinclair passed away at the age of 85 years. Dr. Roy Sinclair made a significant contribution to the International Weightlifting Federation with his “Sinclair Bodyweight Formula”, which is used world- wide including the Olympics. Roy was also inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame for his many contributions to the sport of weightlifting. See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/edmontonjournal/obituary.aspx?n=roy-sinclair&pid=174462080&#sthash.Eb1v7oHN.dpuf


Saturday, March 28th / 2015

Sessions 1-3 = https://plus.google.com/events/cdejprvn8v49n7l0uccq9u0opqs

Sessions 4-5 = https://plus.google.com/events/c6ir6o0r60j8k40fqv7ae4ddq5s


The Hercules weightlifting club will be conducting a NCCP level 1 technical on Saturday May 9th from 9am to 5pm.

The cost for this course is $180. Spaces are limited. If you would like to register please contact Sean at Sean.mazur@me.com