Tag : weightlifting

Kieran Gray – Road to a World Record

3 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Belal Ahmed] Having won the Sports Colours Award for high sporting performance earlier this year, the captain of Leeds Powerlifting and Weightlifting Society, Kieran Gray continues to take the podium for his incredible strength. From a newbie gym-goer at the age of 17, to a National Champion and … Read More

“‘It’s for everyone and anyone'”: LiftSoc, the new powerlifting society

2 years ago / 0 comments

Is powerlifting a sport you’re interested in? Is lifting weights a secret passion of yours? Or perhaps it’s something you’ve secretly wanted to try but it seems too intimidating? The Gryphon chats with Daniel White, president of the new powerlifting society, LiftSoc, to find out more about it.  Why was the … Read More

Leeds' Jack Oliver pulls his weight for Team GB

6 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds’ very own Jack Oliver produced the performance of his life for Team GB in Wednesday’s 77kg weightlifting. The 21-year-old Classics student twice set new personal bests and delighted the crowds at the ExCel Centre in East London, only a few miles from his home in Bexleyheath. … Read More