By Adam Kamerer
Lane Kurpes, a sophomore at George W. Long High School, set four state records at a powerlifting meet in Rainbow City on Saturday, February 5.
The Alabama State Powerlifting Championship, held at Willmore Total Fitness in Rainbow City and hosted by the United States Powerlifting Association, was Kurpes’ first powerlifting competition.
16-year-old Kurpes set records in four areas for the 220-pound weight bracket:
Full Squat: 423.4 lbs.
Bench Press: 253 lbs.
Deadlift: 500.5 lbs.