From The Vancouver Sun, Saturday September 5, 2009...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
The Vancouver resident won two titles last weekend at the World Association Bench Press and Deadlifters Great Northern Bench Press and Deadlift Championships in Olympia, Wash. Competing in the 181-pound division, Cranston, set the WABDL Canadian master class deadlift record by lifting 574 pounds.
The personal trainer won the bench press title by lifting 358 pounds. These wins qualified Cranston for the WABDL world championships in Reno, Nevada Oct. 30. "I plan to keep training hard so I can lift even more in the future," said Cranston.
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