2018 Canadian Junior Championships

Posted: January 18, 2018 in MWA


Jack Kirkup, Rienna Skelton and Courtney Skelton will be representing Manitoba
at the 2018 Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships in Halifax
on Saturday, January 20th.

The competition will be live streamed on the event’s website:

Manitoban athletes will be lifting in the following sessions (all times in CST):

Courtney Skelton (48kg) @ 7:00am
Rienna Skelton (58kg) @ 9:00am
Jack Kirkup (85kg) @2:00pm


NCCP Coaching workshop

Posted: January 18, 2018 in MWA


Interested in becoming a certified weightlifting coach?

The Hercules Weightlifting Club is hosting a Competition Introduction workshop February 10th and 11th at the University of Manitoba.

To register, contact Sean Mazur: sean.mazur@me.com

The Hercules Weightlifting Club will be hosting the Coupe du Voyageur Open on Sunday, January 28th at Prairie CrossFit.

Click Here for Registration Form

Registration deadline is January 20th, 2018.

On Sunday December 10th, 32 athletes competed in the 2017 Manitoba Junior and Senior Championships, hosted by CrossFit Rocked.

The best lifters of the competition were Andrea Robinson and Eric Mazur.

Click Here for Full Results


CrossFit Rocked will be hosting the 2017 Manitoba Junior & Senior Championships
on Sunday, December 10th in Brandon, Manitoba.

Click Here to view Start List

Session #1 (Women)
weigh-in @ 9am
lifting starts @ 11am

Session #2 (Men)
weigh-in @ 12:15pm
lifting starts @ 2:15pm

Kristin Macaulay and Craig Gilbert at the 2017 Canadian Masters Open Championships

Kristin Macaulay and Craig Gilbert, both from the Dakota Weightlifting Club, represented Manitoba at the 2017 Canadian Masters Open Championships that took place on November 18 and 19 in Montreal, QC.

Both athletes won gold in their respective categories. Kristin Macaulay also set new Canadian records in the snatch (56kg), clean & jerk (69kg) and total (125kg).


The Manitoba Weightlifting Association would like to congratulate Rienna Skelton, from Southwest Strength, who broke all of her own junior records at the 2017 Manitoba Open.

She also set two new senior records in the 58kg category, breaking records for clean & jerk and total set by Janie Billingham in 1999.

Full provincial records and updated rankings are available here